Jonathan Tan

  • Full Professor, Astronomy and Plasma Physics, Space, Earth and Environment

Jonathan Tan is employed as Professor in the unit Galactic Astronomy, at the Division of Astronomy and Plasma Physics.
Tan is a theoretical astrophysicist, with a broad range of research interests in galaxy, star and planet formation. He is leading the new Chalmers Initiative on Cosmic Origins (CICO), see link below.

Jonathan Tan received his Ph.D. from UC Berkeley in 2001. He was a Lyman-Spitzer Postdoctoral Fellow and Lecturer at Princeton Univ. from 2001-2004, a Zwicky Postdoctoral Fellow at ETH Zurich from 2004-2005 and an Asst./Assoc. Prof. at Univ. of Florida from 2005-2017.