Tony Mroczkowski

Astronomer - ESO
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Phone (+49) 89 3200 6174
Visiting address Karl-Schwarzschild Str. 2 85748 Garching bei München Germany

Academic interests

  • Cosmology and large scale structure.
  • X-ray, Radio, and Sunyaev-Zeldovich effect (SZE) observations of clusters of galaxies.
  • Astrophysical thermal and non-thermal processes in galaxy clusters
  • Radio, millimeter, and submillimeter-wave instrumentation.


  • Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
  • Ph.D. in Astronomy, conferred 20 May 2009 (defended Sept. 2008). Dissertation: "The Sunyaev-Zel’dovich Array: Constraining a new pressure profile for fitting SZE observations of galaxy clusters"Thesis Committee: Greg Bryan, Zoltan Haiman, Amber Miller, Frits Paerels, & Caleb Scharf 
  • M.Phil. and M.A. in Astronomy, 19 May 2004.
  • Cooper Union, Nerken School of Engineering, B.S. in Engineering, with an Electrical Engineering thesis, 2001
  • Cornell University, College of Arts and Sciences, Physics Department, transferred to the Cooper Union in 1998

Positions held

  • 2016–present: Astronomer/(Sub-)mm Instrument Scientist, European Southern Observatory (ESO) 

  • 2013–2016: National Research Council (NRC) Fellow, Naval Research Lab (NRL)

  • 2011–2013: Einstein Postdoctoral Fellow (2nd & 3rd years), Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL)

  • 2010–2011: Einstein Postdoctoral Fellow (1st year), University of Pennsylvania (U Penn)

  • 2008–2010: Postdoctoral Research Assistant, University of Pennsylvania


Tags: ESO, WP2-Design, Cosmology, Galaxy clusters, (Sub)-millimetre telescopes
Published Mar. 3, 2021 1:55 PM - Last modified Mar. 12, 2021 3:41 PM