James Colin Hill, Ph.D.

Associate Research Scientist, Cosmology X Data Science, CCA, Flatiron Institute

James Colin Hill recently joined the Center for Computational Astrophysics as an Associate Research Scientist. Colin earned his PhD. and M.A. in Astrophysical Sciences from Princeton University. He received a M.ASt. / Certificate of Advanced Studies in Mathematics with Distinction from the University of Cambridge, and his S.B. from MIT. Colin held positions at Simons Foundation previously as a Junior Fellow for the Simons Society of Fellows, as well as a consultant for CCA, before joining IAS as a postdoctoral fellow. Colin has won numerous awards, including the Enseignant Chercheur Invit ́e (Universit ́e Paris Diderot); the R.A. Watchman Prize for Part III Mathematics; the Barrett Award for Research in Astrophysics (MIT); and the Orloff Award for Service in Physics (MIT). As part of a dynamic and growing group, Colin will develop algorithms and codes for computational astrophysics, analyze large astronomy data sets, develop his own research programs.

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