Jesus Salas

Jesus Salas
Graduate Student

Office: Knudsen 3-145B
Phone: 310-794-5582
E-Mail: [javascript protected email address]

Research Interest: 

Jesus Salas is a graduate student working with Mark Morris and Smadar Naoz. He studies the dynamics of gas in the Central Molecular Zone of the Milky Way, using hydrodynamical simulations that include the effects of turbulence, self-gravity and magnetic fields. Since 2016, Jesus has served as a coordinator of the UCLA Planetarium. Jesus is also a member of the Astronomy Diversity Committee, which was founded to promote an inclusive environment to serve our diverse department community.