Faculty Profile: Amber Miller

Amber Miller

Professor, Physics; Dean of Sciences for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences


“In the laboratory and as a mentor, it is great fun to provide students with access to some of the most exciting research at the cutting edge of cosmology and to help them see that they have things to contribute even as beginning undergraduates. ”


Professor Miller leads Columbia’s Experimental Cosmology group, which is capturing snapshots of microwaves emitted just after the Big Bang. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and was the chief science adviser to the NYPD Counterterrorism Bureau.

Undergraduate Courses Taught

  • Supervises undergraduate researchers working on cosmology experiments