Derek Fox - Associate Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics - Faculty
Office: 425 Davey
Address: 0525 Davey Laboratory University Park, PA 16802 US
Phone: +1 814 863 4989

Dr. Fox is engaged in multiple research efforts targeting gamma-ray burst (GRB) afterglow discovery and observation, optical transient discovery and characterization, and searches for the first multi-messenger (optical/X-ray plus neutrino or gravitational-wave) transients.


  1. A. Albert, others, "Search for Spatial Correlations of Neutrinos with Ultra-High-Energy Cosmic Rays." (2022)
  2. R. Abbasi, others, "Improved Characterization of the Astrophysical Muon–neutrino Flux with 9.5 Years of IceCube Data." Astrophys. J. 928 1 (2022)
  3. R. Abbasi, others, "First Search for Unstable Sterile Neutrinos with the IceCube Neutrino Observatory." (2022)
  4. Péter Mészáros, Derek Fox, Chad Hanna, Kohta Murase, "Multi-Messenger Astrophysics." Nature Rev. Phys. 1 (2019)
  5. C. Turley, D. Fox, A. Keivani, J. DeLaunay, D. Cowen, M. Mostafa, H. Ayala Solares, K. Murase, "A Coincidence Search for Cosmic Neutrino and Gamma-Ray Emitting Sources Using IceCube and Fermi LAT Public Data." Astrophys. J. 863 1 (2018)