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Armandroff, Taft E.

Taft E Armandroff

Director, Professor
McDonald Observatory, Department of Astronomy

Frank and Susan Bash Endowed Chair for the Director of McDonald Observatory


Phone: 512-471-3300

Office Location
RLM 15.208

Postal Address
The University of Texas at Austin
McDonald Observatory, College of Natural Sciences
2515 Speedway, Stop C1402
Austin, TX 78712

Dwarf spheroidal galaxies, stellar populations in the Galaxy and nearby galaxies, globular clusters, and astronomical instrumentation.

CV - pdfTArmandroff-CV-May-2017.pdf

Ph.D., Astronomy, Yale University, 1988
M. Phil., Astronomy, Yale University, 1985
M.S., Astronomy, Yale University, 1984
B.A., Astronomy (with High Honors), Wesleyan University, 1982

Sturm Memorial Lecturer, Wesleyan University, 2009
Distinguished Alumnus Award, Wesleyan University, 2007
AURA Science Award, 1999
Dirk Brouwer Prize for a Contribution of Unusual Merit to Astronomy, Yale University, 1988
Littell Prize in Astronomy, Wesleyan University, 1982