Nikhil Padmanabhan

Profession and title: 
Faculty, Assoc. Professor, Physics and Astronomy
Brief biography: 

Nikhil Padmanabhan received his BS from Stanford in 2001 and his PhD in Physics from Princeton in 2007. Professor Padmanabhan came to Yale in 2009 and is an Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy. His research interests are in cosmology, specifically in understanding the “dark energy” that appears to dominate our universe. He is working with some of the largest astronomical surveys available and thinks about astronomical “big data.” 

Areas for involvement with Morse students: 
Advising and mentoring for upperclassmen