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Michael Vogeley

Michael S. Vogeley, PhD

Associate Department Head for Graduate Studies
Department of Physics
Office: Disque Hall 811
Phone: 215.895.2710

Additional Sites: Personal Site, Astrophysics Group


  • AB, Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University, 1987
  • AM, Astronomy, Harvard University, 1988
  • PhD, Astronomy, Harvard University, 1993


Professor Vogeley earned his undergraduate degree in Astrophysical Sciences from Princeton University in 1987 and a doctorate in Astronomy from Harvard University in 1993, followed by postdoctoral positions at the Johns Hopkins University and the Space Telescope Science Institute (as a Hubble Fellow), and a Research Staff appointment at Princeton University. He joined the Drexel faculty in 1999. Professor Vogeley leads a research group focused on analysis of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, funded by grants from NASA and NSF. Professor Vogeley teaches Electromagnetism, Special Relativity, Quantum Mechanics, and Cosmology. He currently serves as Director of Graduate Studies for the Department of Physics.


Cosmology, Galaxy formation and evolution, Statistical analysis of large data sets, Active galactic nuclei