Prof. John Peterson, peters11@purdue.edu

Purdue University hosts state of the art computing facilities through the Rosen Center for Advanced Computing (RCAC) and has a robust interdisciplinary Integrative Data Science Initiative (IDSI).  The department of physics and astronomy includes two major projects related to the Rubin observatory:  the Photon Simulation (PhoSim) project and the REFITT project.  The department hosts diverse research groups in cluster of galaxies, galaxies, Supernovae, transients, and high energy astrophysics.

The department of physics and astronomy includes a large group of faculty, postdocs, and graduate students in astrophysics.  There are weekly seminars, weekly journal clubs, as well as many interdisciplinary seminars across the campus.


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