Ian Parrish

  • Program Years: 2004-2007
  • Academic Institution: Princeton University
  • Field of Study: Computational Plasma Physics
  • Academic Advisor: James Stone
  • Practicum(s):
    Sandia National Laboratories, New Mexico (2005)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University, 2007
    M.A. Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University, 2004
    S.B. Physics, and S.B. Nuclear Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2002

Current Status

  • Status: Postdoctoral Fellow, Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics
  • Research Area: Computational Astrophysics
  • Contact Information: iparrish AT alum DOT mit DOT edu
  • Publications

    Please see my personal website for an up to date list.
    The NASA ADS or arXiv websites will also generate a dynamic list.


    NASA Chandra Postdoctoral Fellowship
    Henry Ford II Prize for most outstanding student in the MIT School of Engineering, 2002.
    DOE/Krell Science Writing Award, 2005.
    National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship, 2002-2004.
    Princeton University Centennial Science Fellowship, 6/2002-Present.
    Honorable Mention NSF Fellowship, 2002.
    Winner, American Nuclear Society National Student Design Competition, Leader of MIT team, 2002.
    Irving Kaplan Award for Oustanding Achievement in Nuclear Engineering, 2001.
    National Merit Scholar, 1998-2002.
    Tandy Technology Scholar, 1998-2002.
    Tau Beta Pi Membership, 2000.
    Alpha Nu Sigma Membership, 2001.
    Phi Beta Kappa Membership, 2002.
    Lufthansa Prize for Excellence in German Studies(2nd Place), 2002.
    Chemical Industry Council of Illinois Scholar, 1998-2002.
    Robert C. Byrd Scholar, 1998-2002.