Rooted in 200 years of academic excellence, Columbia attracts the best scientific minds from across the country and around the world. Columbia’s Arts and Sciences science faculty include 240 faculty members across nine academic departments: Astronomy; Biology; Chemistry; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology; Math; Physics; Psychology; and Statistics. Together with hundreds of undergraduate majors, graduate students, and post-docs, we are a community advancing fundamental knowledge and committed to solving the world's most daunting challenges in health, technology, and the environment.
Many of the world's greatest discoveries have been made in the natural sciences in the Arts and Sciences at Columbia University.
Building on this distinguished history we have launched the Science Initative to renew the Columbia's leadership and guide the University to scientific pre-eminence over the next decade.
Szabolcs Marka and 7 scientists and grad students in Physics among the recepients of a Breakthrough Prize honoring the discovery of gravitational waves.
Ruth DeFries in E3B has been named a University Professor.
Marcel Agueros in Astronomy awarded a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists
The Washington Post
Andrew Gelman (STAT): New Algorithm Could Predict ISIS Attacks
Adam Sobel (DEES): Disasters Debated
Rose Razaghian, Dean of Academic Planning and Governance
Phone: +1 212-854-0012
Margaret Edsall, Associate Vice President for Academic Planning
Phone: +1 212 854 5922
Eric Meyer, Adminstrative Coordinator
Phone: +1 212 854 8908
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology
Centers and Institutes
Center for Economy, Environment and Society
Center for Energy, Marine Transportation and Public Policy
Center for Integrative Animal Behavior
Industry / University Cooperative Research Center for Advanced Studies in Novel Surfactants
Center for Integrated Science and Engineering
Materials Research Science and Engineering Center
Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center
The Neurotechnology Center at Columbia
Center for the Study of Science and Religion
Institute for Strings, Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics