David W. Hogg

David W. Hogg is an astrophysicist at New York University’s Center for Cosmology and Particle Physics and a consultant in CCA’s statistical astronomy group. His research has ranged from fundamental cosmological measurements to stellar dynamics to exoplanet searches and characterization. His work includes a significant engineering component, in areas of instrument calibration, automated data analysis and statistical inference. He is involved in running the NYU Center for Data Science and also spends a part of each year at the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy in Heidelberg, Germany, where he is a visiting member of the faculty. Hogg earned his Ph.D. in physics from Caltech and his bachelor’s in physics from MIT. He was a long-term member of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, N.J., where he became involved in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey. Hogg joined New York University in 2001.


Ph.D., Physics
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA

B.S., Physics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA