My name is Ted Bergin, and I’m the chair of the astronomy department at the University of Michigan. I hope this site provides you with all the information you need to know about who I am, the courses I teach and the subjects I research in my field of interest: using chemistry to probe the physics of star and planet formation and to trace the molecular origins of life. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me.
My present focus is on the study of water and organics, combining observation and theory to examine where and how molecules are formed and how they interact with radiation. Read more >