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David Schiminovich

Associate Professor, Astronomy

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Professor Schiminovich received his B.S. in Mathematics and Physics from Yale University and his Ph.D. from Columbia University. Before his return to Columbia as a professor in 2004, he was a postdoctoral research fellow at Caltech and a visiting research scientist at Yale. Since 1997 he has been a lead scientist on the Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) project.

Research Topics

galaxy formation and evolution, intergalactic and interstellar medium, astronomical instrumentation