Alyson Brooks, Ph.D.

Research Scientist, Galaxy Formation, CCA, Flatiron Institute

Alyson Brooks is a Research Scientist in the Galaxy Formation group with the Center for Computational Astrophysics. She earned her PhD in Astronomy from the University of Washington and her undergrad in Physics with an emphasis in Astronomy from Macalester College. Prior to joining CCA, Alyson was a Sherman Fairchild Postdoctoral Prize Fellow at Caltech, Grainger Postdoctoral Prize Fellow at the University of Wisconsin, and most recently an Associate Professor at Rutgers University. She is the recipient of many honors, awards, and grants including but not limited to the NSF Travel Grant OAC-2031862, the HST Theory Grant HST-AR-14281.001, the Texas Advanced Computing Center (Frontera) Award, and the American Physical Society Maria Goeppert Mayer Award.

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