Edward ''Rocky'' W. Kolb
Department Chair: 2006-2012
Education: BS 1973 (Physics) University of New Orleans; Ph. D. 1978 (Physics) University of Texas, Austin
Phone: (773) 702-0597
Location: ERC 481 (Research Office), ERC 499E (KICP Director's Office)
Affiliations: Director, Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics
cosmic inflation models, gravitational production of particles, particle dark matter, ultra-high energy cosmic rays, and high-energy neutrino astronomy.
Publications: ADS | arXiv | inSPIRE
Kolb's research deals with the application of fundamental physics (in particular particle physics and general relativity) to the very early universe.
Past Graduate Students: Zosia Krusberg (2011, Astronomy and Astrophysics); Valentin Kostov (2010, Astronomy and Astrophysics); Eun-Joo "Sein" Ahn (2006, Astronomy and Astrophysics); Alberto Vallinotto (2006, Physics)
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