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Miguel Alejandro Mostafá

Miguel Alejandro Mostafá

Main Content

  • Professor of Physics and Astronomy and Astrophysics
303G Osmond Lab
Email: miguel [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu
Phone: (814) 865-4306


  1. M.S. in Nuclear Engineering, Instituto Balseiro, Bariloche, Argentina
  2. Ph.D in Particle Physics, Instituto Balseiro, Bariloche, Argentina


Particle Astrophysics
  • Experimental
  • Ultra-high energy cosmic rays
  • Very-high energy gamma rays

Honors and Awards

  • Elected Fellow of the American Physical Society in 2016
  • 2016 C.I. Noll Award for Excellence in Teaching sponsored by the Eberly College of Science Alumni Society at Penn State
  • Outstanding Mentor Award presented by the Students as Leaders in Science at Colorado State University in 2009
  • Student Choice Award 2007 sponsored by the Associated Students of the University of Utah

Research Interests

Experimental Particle Astrophysics

  1. The High Altitude Water Cherenkov (HAWC) Observatory
  2. The Pierre Auger Observatory
  3. The Astrophysical Multi-Messenger Observatory Network (AMON)