Edward Cackett

Faculty Profile

Department Chair
ew1397@wayne.edu

Department

Physics & Astronomy

Secondary Title

Interim Chair, Department of Physics & Astronomy

Phone

(313) 577 9355

Fax

(313) 577 2721

Office

 Rm 337, Physics

Biography

  • Interim Chair, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Wayne State University, August 2022-present
  • Professor, Wayne State University, August 2022-present
  • Associate Professor, Wayne State University, 2016-2022
  • Assistant Professor, Wayne State University, 2012-2016
  • Postdoctral Research Fellow, Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge, 2010-2011
  • Schlumberger Research Fellow, Darwin College, University of Cambridge, 2010-2011
  • Chandra Fellow, University of Michigan, 2008-2010
  • Dean MacLaughlin Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Michigan, 2006-2008

Selected Publications

  • As of 22 August 2022: 195 articles published in peer-reviewed journals
  • An up-to-date lists of publications can be found using the following links:
  • NASA ADS
  • arXiv

Courses taught

  • Descriptive Astronomy, AST 2010, Winter 2021, Fall 2021 (4 credits)
  • Stellar Astrophysics, PHY/AST 5010, Fall 2015, Fall 2016, Fall 2019, Fall 2020 (3 credits)
  • Galaxies & the Universe, AST 5100, Winter 2017 (3 credits)
  • Astronomical Techniques (Winter 2019, Winter 2020, Winter 2022)

 

Research Description

Astronomy and astrophysics, specifically accretion onto neutron stars and black holes.

Affiliated Departments