Bruce T. Draine

Professor, Department of Astrophysical Sciences
3S17 Green Hall (until the Dept. returns to Peyton Hall)
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544-1001

Feel free to send me email; my address is <>. If you'd prefer to talk, come to my office (3S17 Green Hall); if that isn't practical, my telephone number is (609) 258-3810.

The Princeton University Observatory Home page is

I am happy to acknowledge research support over the years from the National Science Foundation (AST-9619429, AST-9988126, AST-0406883, AST-1008570) and NASA (NAG5-10811). Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation or NASA.

My curriculum vitae (pdf) and list of publications (pdf) will tell you more than you want to know about my professional activities.

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Research Interests:

  • Molecular Gas Near Gamma-Ray Bursts
  • Photodissociation Fronts
  • Interstellar MHD Shock Waves
  • X-Ray Irradiated Gas

    KINGFISH SPIRE Photometry:

  • Notes for KINGFISH on SPIRE Photometry (pdf) discusses updates to SPIRE Photometry as of 2013 March.

    Princeton University Issues: