Assistant Professor of Astronomy
Ph.D Astrophysics University of Arizona (2008)
B.S. Astronomy University of Florida (2003)
B.S. Physics University of Florida (2003)
Desika's research focuses on topics in galaxy formation and evolution, star formation, and the physics of the interstellar medium. Desika is a theorist and computational astrophysicist who principally utilizes large-scale numerical simulations to advance his research.