Institute of Astronomy

Dr Anastasia Fialkov


From dark ages to the present days including astrophysics and cosmology with the 21-cm line of neutral hydrogen, intensity mapping of other molecular and atomic lines, structure formation, nature of dark matter, transient phenomena such as Fast Radio Bursts, low frequency radio observations and instrumentation.


Selected papers

"Emulating the Global 21-cm Signal from Cosmic Dawn and Reionization", A. Cohen, A. Fialkov, R. Barkana, R. Monsalve, submitted to MNRAS

"A Fast Radio Burst in the Direction of the Virgo Cluster", A., Devansh, Lorimer, D. R., Fialkov, A., et al., 2019, MNRAS, 490, 1

"First Star-Forming Structures in Fuzzy Cosmic Filaments", P. Mocz, A. Fialkov, M. Vogelsberger, et al., 2019, PRL, 123, 1301

"Results from EDGES High-Band III: New Constraints on the Parameters of the Early Universe", R. Monsalve, A. Fialkov, J. D. Bowman, et al., 2019, ApJ, 875, 67

"The Observable Signature of Late Heating of the Universe during Cosmic Reionization", A. Fialkov, R. Barkana, E. Visbal, 2014, Nature, 506, 197



Oct 2019 - Present: Royal Society Fellow and Lecturer at the Institute of Astronomy

Jan-Sept 2019: Royal Society Fellow at the University of Sussex

Oct-Dec 2018: Senior Kavli Fellowship at the Institute of Astronomy and the  Kavli Institute for Cosmology Cambridge

2015-2018: ITC Fellowship at the Institute for Theory and Computation at Harvard

2013-2015: Junior Research Chair (JRC) position at the International Center for fundamental Physics at Ecole Normale Superieure (ENS-ICFP) Ecole Normale Superiore (ENS), Paris.


Ph.D. in physics at the Department of Particle Physics at  Tel Aviv University working with  Prof. Nissan Itzhaki  and  Prof. Rennan Barkana. 

B.Sc. in Physics and a B.A. in Electrical Engineering (specializing in Electro-optics and Digital Signal Processing) in 2006, the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.

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