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Darin Ragozzine

Assistant Professor

Office: N482 ESC
Phone: (801) 422-2207
Email: darin.ragozzinegmail.com

Fall 2019 Teaching Schedule

Physics 227 11:00a - 11:50a

Office Hours

By appointment or as given in syllabus.

Professional Bio

Positions and Education

  • Assistant Professor, Florida Institute of Technology (2013-2016)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Florida (2012-2013)
  • Harvard Institute for Theory and Computation Fellow (2011-2012)
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Postdoctoral Fellow (2009-2011)
  • Ph.D. in Planetary Science, California Institute of Technology (2004-2009)
  • AB in Physics and Astronomy & Astrophysics, Harvard University (1999-2004)

Mentoring undergraduate and graduate students in cutting-edge projects; multiple student-led publications accepted and in preparation.

Science Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator on multiple NASA grants. Principal Investigator of multiple Hubble Space Telescope proposals/grants. 

Affiliated with Science Teams of multiple NASA missions and ground-based efforts: Kepler Space Telescope, New Horizons Kuiper Belt Extended Mission, Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), and ground-based Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST). 


Specialty: Planetary Science, Astrophysics, Exoplanets, Astrostatistics


Theses and Dissertations