Charles Bailyn

Bartlett Giamatti Professor of Astronomy and Physics, Yale University

Yale University, BA; Harvard University, PhD

Professor Charles Bailyn is the author of over 120 refereed scientific papers relating to the observational study of black holes and related sources of X-rays, dense star clusters and the consequences of collisions between stars. He has carried out research with a wide variety of ground and space-based telescopes, and is the Principal Scientist of the Small and Moderate Aperture Research Telescope System (SMARTS). In addition to his research work, Professor Bailyn has developed innovative teaching methods in science courses for non-scientists.

Bailyn served as the inaugural Dean of Faculty at Yale-NUS College from 2011-2016.