Alice C. Quillen

Professor of Physics and Astronomy
Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY 14627
Office: Bausch and Lomb Hall 424
Phone: 585-275-9625
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Alice's research includes observational, numerical and theoretical studies of the dynamics of exoplanets, moons, satellites, planetesimals and gas in circumstellar disks, and the dynamics of galaxies. She also works on particle integration codes, the transient dimming sky (light curves), active galactic nuclei and robotic physics.

Graduate students

Research Narrative , CV (2018)



AST233 Astro-Dynamics (spring 2017)
PHY256 Computational Physics (spring 2016)
PHY411 Classical Mechanics and Chaotic Dynamics (fall 2018, 2015, 2013)
AST242 Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics (spring 2014)
AST111 Introductory Astronomy - Origins of solar systems (fall 2003, 2004, 2012, 2016)

PHY103 Physics of Music (fall 2014, 2010-2011, 2005-2008)
AST570 Solar System Dynamics (spring 2013, 2011, 2009)