Paul M. Robertson

Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy
(949) 824-6660
2121 Frederick Reines Hall
Doctor in Astrophysics, 2013
The University of Texas, Austin, TX

Master of Arts in Astrophysics, 2010
The University of Texas, Austin, TX

Bachelor of Arts in Physics and Mathematics, 2008
The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Professor Paul Robertson is an Assistant Professor in the UCI Department of Physics and Astrnomy.  He was a NASA Sagan Fellow at Penn State University, and a member of the Center for Exoplanets and Habitable Worlds. His current research focuses on the development of the Habitable Zone Planet Finder and NEID instruments, and continuing a detailed study of stellar activity for old, low-mass stars. These research avenues together advance his overall goal of finding potentially habitable exoplanets around nearby stars.

Research Website

Faculty Assistant: 
Sabina Jun,, (949) 228-9197