Josh Bloom

Associate Professor, UC Berkeley

Josh Bloom is an Associate Professor of Astronomy at UC Berkeley. His research group focuses on understanding the origin of high-energy transients, particularly gamma-ray bursts, and using such transients as astrophysical probes. Bloom is the principal investigator in charge of the largest robotic infrared telescope dedicated to the study of astrophysical transients. He is also co-investigator of an NSF-sponsored project to build a cyberinfrastructure for time domain astronomy.

Program Visits

Real-Time Decision Making, Spring 2018, Visiting Scientist and Program Organizer
Theoretical Foundations of Big Data Analysis, Fall 2013, Visiting Scientist