Anastasios Tzanidakis (he/him)

Graduate Student
UW Planetarium Coordinator

Contact Information

PAB B345


Honors A.S, Mathematics, LaGuardia Community College - City University of New York, 2016
B.A, Astronomy, Columbia University, 2019
M.S.c, Astronomy, University of Washington, 2022

I am a third-year Astronomy Ph.D. student at the University of Washington. My research focuses on both observational and algorithmic techniques used to discover and characterize anomalous stellar variability in large astronomical time-domain surveys under Prof. James Davenport and Prof. Eric BellmI'm also an active member of the data commissioning and alert production team for the Vera C. Rubin Observatory Legacy Survey of Space and Time (LSST) evaluating time series features that will be delivered as part of LSST. Currently, I serve as the director and program coordinator for the UW Planetarium.