dr. paul shapiro

Frank N. Edmonds, Jr. Regents Professor in Astronomy

Paul Shapiro

Professor

Theoretical astrophysics: cosmology, galaxy formation, the interstellar medium, the intergalactic medium, interstellar dust grains, astrophysical hydrodynamics.

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Research

Research and recent publications

Group Areas

Theory, Clusters of Galaxies, Cosmic Reionization, Early Universe, First Stars & Galaxies, Structure Formation, ISM and Star Formation, Milky Way Evolution

Address

The University of Texas at Austin
Department of Astronomy

RLM 16.204

Austin, TX 78712

(512) 471-9422

shapiro@astro.as.utexas.edu

Education

A.B., Harvard College, 1974
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1978

Instruction

AST 382C: Astrophysical Gas Dynamics (Fall 2016)
AST 376: Gravitational Dynamics (Fall 2015)
AST 376: Cosmology (Spring 2015)
AST 375/CS 378: Cosmic Dawn II-FRI (Fall 2014)
AST 396C/PHY 394T: Elements of Cosmology (Fall 2014)
AST 301: Introduction to Astronomy (Spring 2014)
AST 375/210K/PHY 101L/CS 378: Cosmic Dawn-FRI (Spring 2014)
AST 375/CS 378: Cosmic Dawn II-FRI (Fall 2013)
AST 375/210K/PHY 101L/CS 378: Cosmic Dawn-FRI (Spring 2013)
AST 396C/PHY 394T: Elements of Cosmology (Spring 2013)
AST 375/CS 378: Cosmic Dawn II-FRI (Fall 2012)
AST 382C/PHY 394T: Astrophysical Gas Dynamics (Fall 2012)
AST 210K/CS 378: Cosmic Dawn-FRI (Spring 2012)
AST 381/PHY 394T: Formation of Galaxies/Large-scale Structure (Spring 2012)
AST 301: Introduction to Astronomy (Fall 2011)
AST 381/PHY 394T: Astrophysical Gas Dynamics II (Spring 2011)
AST 382C/PHY 394T: Astrophysical Gas Dynamics (Fall 2010)
AST 301: Introduction to Astronomy-48970 (Spring 2010)
AST 301: Introduction to Astronomy-48975 (Spring 2010)
AST 396C/PHY 394T: Elements of Cosmology (Fall 2008)
AST 301: Introduction to Astronomy (Spring 2008)
AST 382C/PHY 394T: Astrophysical Gas Dynamics (Fall 2007)
AST301: Introduction to Astronomy (Spring 2007)
AST381: Formation of Galaxies/Large-Scale Structure (Fall 2005)
AST381: Astrophysical Gas Dynamics II (Spring 2005)
AST382C: Astrophysical Gas Dynamics (Fall 2004)
AST301: Introduction to Astronomy (Fall 2003)
AST381: Theoretical Astrophysics: Gas Dynamics II (Spring 2003)
AST382C: Astrophysical Gas Dynamics (Fall 2002)
AST 301: Introduction to Astronomy (Spring 2002)
AST 301: Introduction to Astronomy (Spring 2000)
AST 103L: Astronomical Observations (Spring 1998)
AST 381: Theoretical Astrophysics: Gas Dynamics II (Spring 1999)
AST 381: The Formation of Galaxies and Large-Scale Structures in the Universe (Fall 2001)
AST382C: Astrophysical Gas Dynamics (Fall 2000)
AST 396C: Elements of Cosmology (Spring 1998)

Awards and Fellowships

1984-1988 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow
1988 University of Texas Board of Visitors Teaching Excellence Award
1997 National Chair of Excellence, Institute of Astronomy, UNAM, Mexico
1997 University of Texas Dean's Fellowship
1997 Big XII Fellowship, Department of Physics, University of Kansas
2004-2006 John H. Cox Fellow for Advanced Study in Astronomy, University of Texas
2006-present Frank N. Edmonds, Jr. Regents Professor in Astronomy, University of Texas
2010- Fellow of the American Physical Society

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