Larry is an astrophysicist and Sr. Systems Software Engineer in the Data Analysis Tools Branch. He is the JWST Data Analysis component lead and his responsibilities include developing data analysis tools for JWST and the wider astronomical community. His research focuses on the formation and evolution of galaxies in the very early universe, primarily studying high-redshift Lyman-break galaxies, including those gravitationally lensed by massive galaxy clusters.

Larry obtained his Ph.D. in Astrophysics from the Johns Hopkins University. He serves as the Deputy PI of the RELICS HST Treasury program and is a member of the BoRG and CLASH science teams.

Science Interests:

  • Galaxy formation and evolution in the first billion years
  • Lyman-break galaxies
  • Gravitational lensing
  • Photometry
  • 3D Printing 


Research Topics: High-redshift galaxies, Galaxy evolution, Strong gravitational lensing, Cosmology


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