Amiel Sternberg joined the Flatiron Institute as a senior research scientist in 2017. Sternberg is a theoretical astrophysicist working in the fields of galaxy evolution, star formation, cosmic structure, black holes and active galaxies, intergalactic and interstellar medium, astrochemistry and plasma astrophysics, dynamics, spectroscopy and radiative transfer, computational methods and theory of fundamental processes. Sternberg is Yuval-Ne’eman Professor of Theoretical Physics at Tel Aviv University in Israel. He is also External Scientific Member of the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics in Garching, Germany. He received his Ph.D. in 1986 from Columbia University and is a graduate of Harvard College.