Daniel Eisenstein

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Daniel Eisenstein (born 1970)[1] is an American cosmologist and academic. Eisenstein's Ph.D. (1996) is from Harvard University. He held postdoctoral positions at the Institute for Advanced Study and the University of Chicago before moving to the University of Arizona as a professor in 2001. He moved to his current position as a professor of astronomy at Harvard University in 2010.[2] He was joint-winner of the 2014 Shaw Prize.[3] An Asteroid (183287 Deisenstein) was named in his honor.[4] He graduated from Harvard University.


  1. ^ "Biographical Notes of Laureates". The Shaw Prize Foundation. Retrieved 5 June 2014.
  2. ^ "Daniel Eisenstein". Harvard University. Retrieved 5 June 2014.
  3. ^ "The Shaw Prize in Astronomy 2014". The Shaw Prize Foundation. 27 May 2014. Retrieved 5 June 2014.
  4. ^ "183287 Deisenstein (2002 TJ318)". JPL Solar System Dynamics. California Institute of Technology. Retrieved 24 November 2015.