Michael A. Stecker


Dr. Paul L. Schechter
William A.M. Burden Professor of Astrophysics
Department of Physics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MIT Director for the Carnegie Magellan Telescopes at Las Campanas

Paul Schechter received his undergraduate degree from Cornell in 1968 and his Ph.D. from Caltech in 1975. Before coming to MIT in 1988, he held postdoctoral positions at the Institute for Advanced Study and the University of Arizona, a faculty position at Harvard, and staff positions at Kitt Peak National Observatory and the Carnegie Observatories.  He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences.


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