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Aleksandar Diamond-Stanic

Visiting Associate Professor

Aleks Diamond-Stanic (he/him) is a Visiting Associate Professor at the Roux Insititute. Diamond-Stanic is on a year-long sabbatical from Bates College, where he is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physics & Astronomy. He received a BA in Physics from Carleton College and a PhD in Astronomy from the University of Arizona.  Diamond-Stanic was a Center for Galaxy Evolution Fellow at the University of California, San Diego and a Grainger Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Wisconsin-Madison before coming to Maine. 

Diamond-Stanic’s research focuses on the evolution of galaxies and the growth of supermassive black holes through cosmic time, using data from ground- and space-based telescopes. He is excited about connections with the Roux’s research, education, and partnerships programs in areas such as data science, data visualization, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. He also enjoys spending time with family and playing tennis and ultimate frisbee.