Andrew Wetzel

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Assistant Professor

One Shields Avenue
Physics Department
Davis, CA 95616

Office: 533 Physics Building

Email: awetzel@ucdavis.edu

Personal Website: http://wetzel.ucdavis.edu

Research Interests:

Theoretical astrophysics and cosmology, Cosmological structure formation and galaxy formation, Near-field cosmology and galactic archaeology, The Milky Way and the Local Group, Groups and clusters of galaxies and Cosmological simulations

Research Areas

Career History

  • B.S. in Physics - Harvey Mudd College, 2010
  • Ph.D. in Astrophysics - University of California, Berkeley, 2010
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate - Yale University, 2010 - 2013
  • Caltech-Carnegie Fellow - California Institute of Technology and Carnegie Observatories, 2013 - 2017
  • Assistant Professor - University of California, Davis, 2016 - present

Honors

  • Kavli Frontiers of Science Fellow - National Academy of Sciences, 2013
  • Moore Fellow - California Institute of Technology, 2013 - 2017
  • Carnegie Fellow - Carnegie Observatories, 2013 - 2017