Stephen M. Kent
Professor, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics; and the College

Education: BS 1974 (Earth and Planetary Sciences) MIT; Ph.D. 1980 Caltech

Phone: 630-840-8264
Location: Fermilab; TAAC 23
Email: skentfnal.gov

Affiliations: Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Research
Publications: ADS | arXiv | inSPIRE

Research Fields:
Kent works on problems in galactic and extragalactic astronomy with a strong interest in the dynamics of stellar systems. He is heavily
involved in the Dark Energy Survey project, which is obtaining digital images over 5000 square degrees of the Southern sky.

Member of Research Groups:
  • Head, Fermilab: Experimental Astrophysics Group

Scientific Projects

Teaching Courses
  • [ASTR 30400] Galaxies: 2013 - 2014 (Spring)

Past courses:
  • [ASTR 30300] Interstellar Matter: 2011 - 2012 (Spring)
  • [ASTR 30400] Galaxies: 2012 - 2013 (Spring); 2010 - 2011 (Spring); 2009 - 2010 (Spring); 2008 - 2009 (Spring); 2007 - 2008 (Spring)
  • [ASTR 30900] Research Project Seminar: 2006 - 2007 (Autumn)
  • [ASTR 40900] Topics in Observational Cosmology: 2009 - 2010 (Winter)

Department Committees

Past Department Committees: