Andrew Wetzel

Headshot of Andrew Wetzel

Assistant Professor

One Shields Avenue
Physics Department
Davis, CA 95616


Email: awetzel@ucdavis.edu

Research Interests:

Cosmological hydrodynamic simulations, near-field cosmology, galaxy formation & evolution, dwarf galaxies, The Local Group, galactic archaeology, galaxy groups & clusters.

Research Areas

Career History

  • Ph.D. in Astrophysics - University of California, Berkeley, 2010
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, 2010 - 2013
  • Carnegie Fellow in Theoretical Astrophysics (joint) - Observatories of the Carnegie Institution for Science, 2013 - Present
  • Moore Prize Fellow (joint) - California Institute of Technology - TAPIR & Department of Astronomy, 2013 - Present

Honors

  • Kavli Frontiers of Science Fellow - National Academy of Sciences 2013
  • Moore Prize Fellow - California Institute of Technology 2013 - Present
  • Carnegie Fellow in Theoretical Astrophysics - Carnegie Observatories 2013-Present