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For Lack of a Better Word: Yugen is a Japanese word that is very difficult to translate, essentially meaning “an awareness of the universe that triggers emotional responses too deep and mysterious to be described. Producers Evie&Elana talk to children and experts about the concept. Listen to the PODCAST


I am Associate Professor in the Physics and Astronomy Department at Tufts University. I am also the Director of Graduate Studies of the department. These pages contain links to my research and teaching.






Tufts University

Physics & Astronomy Department

Collaborative Learning and Innovation Complex (CLIC)

574 Boston Avenue

Medford, MA 02155


Tel.:    +1 (617) 627-2756

Fax:    +1 (617) 627-3878

Office: 312-E


6.06.2016 - Ultra-deep Ks-band imaging data of Hubble Frontier Fields (KIFF) release.

9.29.2015 - Awarded NASA-ADAP program (NNH15ZDA001N): “Unveiling the Monsters: Characterization of Ultra-massive Galaxies in the Early Universe with IRAC Mapping of the NMBS-II/CFHTLS Fields”.

8.07.2015 - Awarded NSF program (NSF-1513473): “The Rising of the Dead: When Did Quiescent Galaxies First Appear and What Quenched their Star Formation?”.

6.24.2015 - Awarded HST Legacy Archive program (HST-RA-14302): “A Legacy Archive Program Providing Optical/NIR-selected Multi-wavelength Catalogs and High-level Science Products of the HST Frontier Fields”.