Bio


Mia de los Reyes is a Stanford Science Fellow at the Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology. She recently completed her PhD at Caltech, and prior to that was a Churchill Scholar at the University of Cambridge. As an observational astronomer, she uses low-mass galaxies in the nearby universe to answer the question: "Where did we come from?"

Starting in Fall 2023, she will be an Assistant Professor of Astronomy at Amherst College!

Outside of research, she enjoys rock climbing, doing aerial silks, and eating baked goods.

Honors & Awards


  • Stanford Science Fellow, Stanford University (2022-present)
  • Three Minute Thesis competition, First Prize and People‚Äôs Choice winner, Caltech (2021)
  • NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, National Science Foundation (2016-2022)
  • Churchill Scholarship, Winston Churchill Foundation (2016)

Stanford Advisors