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 Prof. Romeel Davé

Position: Professor and SARChI Chair in Cosmology with Multiwavelength Surveys
Department: Physics Programme
Faculty: Faculty of Natural Science
Qualifications: PhD, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 1998
Tel: 021 959 9371
Fax: 021 959 3578


 Prof. Davé obtained his A.B. in Physics from the University of California, Berkeley, his M.S. in Physics from California Institute of Technology, and his Ph.D. in Astronomy & Astrophysics from the University of California, Santa Cruz in 1998.  After that, he was awarded a Lyman J. Spitzer Postdoctoral Fellowship at Princeton, and in 2000 received a Hubble Fellowship, which he took to the University of Arizona.  In 2003, he was hired as an Assistant Professor at Arizona, and obtained tenure in 2009.  He took up the SARChI Chair at UWC in January 2013.  Currently, Prof. Davé has over 100 publications, 7000 citations, and in addition to leading a high-profile research group, he is involved in numerous major international observational and theoretical projects using Hubble, MeerKAT, and others telescopes.





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