Alison L. Coil


Associate Professor

Ingrid and Joseph W. Hibben Chair

Department of Physics

Center for Astrophysics and Space Sciences

University of California, San Diego

9500 Gilman Dr., MC 0424

La Jolla, CA 92093-0424

acoil aat

phone: (858) 822-3940

office: 424 SERF


Ph.D., Astrophysics, UC Berkeley, 2004

B.A., Astrophysics, Princeton, 1997

Research Interests:

large-scale structure, redshift surveys, observational cosmology, galaxy and AGN clustering, galaxy and AGN formation and evolution, galactic winds, feedback


Current Research Group Members:

Ramin Skibba (project scientist)

Mojegan Azadi (graduate student)

Angela Berti (graduate student)

Tim O’Brien (graduate student)

Gene Leung (graduate student)

Previous Group Members:

Alex Mendez (grad student; now postdoc at Johns Hopkins)

Aleks Diamond-Stanic (CGE postdoc fellow; now postdoc at Wisconsin, Madison)

James Aird (postdoc; now postdoc at Cambridge)

John Moustakas (postdoc; now faculty at Siena College)

Stephen Smith (grad student; now management consultant)

Andrew Crooks (undergrad; now graduate student at UC Riverside)

Mirko Krumpe (postdoc; now ESO fellow in Munich)

Stephen Skory (grad student; now postdoc at Univ. of Colorado Boulder)

Josiah White (undergrad; now in industry)

Petia Yanchulova (undergrad; now graduate student at UCSD)

Caitlin McConnell (undergrad; now graduate student at Indiana University)