Amiel Sternberg joined the Flatiron Institute as a 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 (TAU) in Israel, where he is a faculty member in the astronomy department, and serves as director of the Raymond and Beverly Sackler TAU-Harvard/ITC Astronomy Program. He is also senior associate scientist in the Garching Infrared Group at the Max-Planck-Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics in Germany. He received his Ph.D. in 1986 from Columbia University and is a graduate of Harvard College.