Matthew J Turk

 Matthew Turk

Contact Information

4038 NCSA
1205 W. Clark St., Urbana
M/C 257
Assistant Professor of Information Sciences

Additional Campus Affiliations

  • Research Scientist - NCSA

Research Interests

  • Formation of the first stars and galaxies
  • Primordial chemistry
  • High-performance computing and computational simulations
  • Analysis and visualization of astrophysical data


  • BA from Northwestern in 2003
  • PhD from Stanford in 2009

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In The News

  • We begin the new academic year with several new and newly promoted members of our faculty: Jessica Evans, Matthew Turk, Paul Ricker, and Edward Seidel.