Christopher Fassnacht

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Professor

One Shields Avenue
Physics Department
Davis, CA 95616

Office: 515 Physics Building
Phone: +1 (530) 554-2600
Fax: +1 (530) 752-4717
Email: cdfassnacht@ucdavis.edu

Personal Website: http://fassnacht.physics.ucdavis.edu

Research Interests:

Observational cosmology and extragalactic astrophysics. Radio and optical astronomy.

Research Areas

Career History

  • Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 1999
  • Jansky Postdoctoral Fellow, National Radio Astronomy Observatory, 1998-2000
  • Space Telescope Science Institute Postdoctoral Fellow, Space Telescope Science Institute, 2000-2002
  • Assistant Professor, University of California, Davis, 2002-2006
  • Associate Professor, University of California, Davis, 2006-2011
  • Professor, University of California, Davis, 2011-Present

Honors

  • Space Telescope Science Institute Fellowship, STScI, 2000-2002
  • Jansky Postdoctoral Fellowship, NRAO, 1998-2000
  • Kingsley Foundation Fellowship, Caltech, 1997
  • NSF Graduate Fellowship, 1993-1996
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 1989