Professor, Department of Astronomy; Astronomer, Steward Observatory

Ann Zabludoff

Ann Zabludoff has led studies across extragalactic astronomy and cosmology, including analyses of large observational datasets and theoretical simulations. She has worked to adapt astronomical instruments for new science. She was a Guggenheim Fellow in 2013-14, a TEDx speaker in 2012, and the Caroline Herschel Distinguished Visitor at the Space Telescope Science Institute in 2011–2013. Her service includes advising the NSF, NASA, and international research institutes. She has mentored numerous junior scientists and was Graduate Program Director for UA Astronomy from 2005 to 2013, supervising 40-50 PhD students at a time.

Educational Background
  • Ph.D. Astronomy, Harvard University, 1993
  • A.M. Astronomy, Harvard University, 1988
  • S.B. Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1987
  • S.B. Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1986
Area(s) of Interest
  • Machine Learning
  • Image Analysis
  • Large Scale Visualization