Faculty Directory

Department Chair: Raja Guha Thakurta Department Manager: Lindsay Lauver
Vice Chair: Jonathan Fortney Graduate Advisor: Libby Severson
Graduate Program Director: Andrew Skemer Department Assistant: Naomi Epps
Undergraduate Program Director: Natalie Batalha Program Coordinator, Astrobiology Institute: Deana Tanguay
George R Blumenthal
  • Title
    • Chancellor Emeritus
  • Division Physical & Biological Sciences Division
  • Department
    • Astronomy & Astrophysics Department
  • Affiliations Physics Department
  • Phone
    831-459-3581
  • Email
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • Interdisciplinary Sciences Building, 367
  • Mail Stop No Mailstop
  • Mailing Address
    • 1156 High St
    • Santa Cruz Ca. 95064

Research Interests

Cosmological issues such as the role played by dark matter on the origin and evolution of structure in the universe, the generation of primordial density fluctuations and fluctuations in the CMB. Other areas of his research include galaxy formation, gamma-ray bursts, accretion disks, and active galactic nuclei.