Colin J. Burke

 Colin Burke

Contact Information

1002 W. Green Street
Urbana IL 61801
1002 W Green
M/C 221
Urbana, IL 61801
Graduate Student
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Colin is a first-year graduate student in astronomy at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He obtained his B.S. in physics from Purdue where he helped develop and validate image simulation software for optical and infrared telescopes. In addition, he interned at Engility Corp. where he developed simulations of imaging systems for US government satellites. His current scientific interests include applying novel surveys and instrumentation to test and refine our cosmological paradigm.

Research Interests

  • Observational Cosmology
  • Survey Science


  • B.S. Physics, Purdue University