Alumni: Aparna Venkatesan, 2000
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2000

Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of San Francisco


Aparna Venkatesan is a cosmologist working on a number of research topics including studies of the first stars and quasars in the universe, cosmological reionization, the physical conditions in early-universe galaxies, cosmological element synthesis, and the cosmic microwave background.

University Of Chicago' Class Of 2000