Shrinivas R. (Shri) Kulkarni
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Professor of Astronomy and Planetary Science; Director, Caltech Optical Observatories
Office: 238 Cahill Astrophysics
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA 91125
M.S., Indian Institute of Technology, 1978; Ph.D., University of California, 1983. Millikan Research Fellow in Radio Astronomy, Caltech, 1985-87; Assistant Professor of Astronomy, 1987-90; Associate Professor, 1990-92; Professor, 1992-96; Professor of Astronomy and Planetary Science, 1996-2001; MacArthur Professor, 2001-. Executive Officer for Astronomy, 1997-2000. Director, 2006-.
Personal Web Site: http://astro.caltech.edu/~srk/
Research Web Site: http://astro.caltech.edu/~srk/
Cosmic explosions, gamma ray bursts, optical transients; neutron stars-pulsars, millisecond pulsars, X-ray binaries; extra-solar planetary systems: detection and formation; high resolution imaging at optical and IR wavelengths; instrumentation and signal processing.