Joaquin Vieira

In The News

  • Congratulations to Professor Joaquin Vieira for his promotion to full professor! Read more here

  • Four professors, one instructor, and one TA are on the Fall 2018 Excellent Teacher list. Professors Bryan Dunne and Brian Fields were listed as Outstanding. Others on the list include: Professors Charles Gammie, Joaquin Vieira, and Tony Wong, Instructor Amanda Winans, and TA Melanie Archipley....

  • The Dark Energy Survey recently finished with observations (taken over 6 years and cataloging hundreds of millions of galaxies), and Illinois astronomers (including Profs. Athol Kemball, Xin Liu, Paul Ricker, Yue Shen, and Joaquin Vieira) are using this large data for new exciting science results,...

  • We begin the academic year with two faculty members newly promoted.   Joaquin Vieira is now an Associate Professor of Astronomy and of Physics.  Tony Wong is now a Full Professor of Astronomy.  Congratulations to all!

  • Prof. Joaquin Vieira, grad students Kedar Phadke and Sreevani Jarugula, and undergrad Sydney Lower are among the astronomers who have made recent discoveries about how galaxies were formed. Read...

  • Prof. Joaquin Vieira and graduate student Kedar Phadke will be among the first astronomers to observe with NASA’s $10B James Webb Space Telescope, launching in 2019.

  • Joaquin Vieira, an assistant professor of astronomy and of physics at the University of Illinois and a faculty affiliate at the National Center for Computing Applications (NCSA) has been named a Sloan Research Fellow for 2017.

  • Prof. Joaquin Vieira talked about his work taking baby pictures of the universe, setting up a telescope at the South Pole, Astronomy on Tap Champaign-Urbana, and his family in The News-Gazette's Getting Personal story and video.

  • Joaquin Vieira, Assistant Professor of Astronomy and leader of the Observational Cosmology Laboratory at Illinois, has been named to the Science and Technology Definition Team for NASA's upcoming Far IR Surveyor, one of four flagship astronomy missions selected for the 2020 Decadal Survey.