Jonathan I. Katz

​Professor of Physics
research interests:
  • Astrophysics
  • Soft Matter (Rheology of Suspensions)
  • Climate
  • Applied Physics

contact info:

mailing address:

  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
  • CB 1105
  • ONE BROOKINGS DR.
  • ST. LOUIS, MO 63130-4899

​Profssor Katz's current work focuses on the recently discovered astronomical Fast Radio Bursts. These brief (millisecond) bright events are believed to originate at "cosmological" distances (redshifts mostly 0.5--1), but their origin is a mystery.

For more information, visit Jonathan Katz's department profile.