Michael A. Troxel


Associate Professor of Physics

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Associate Professor of Physics

Contact Information

  • Office Location: Phy 265, Durham, NC 27712
  • Office Phone: (919) 660-6773
  • Email Address: michael.troxel@duke.edu


  • Ph.D. University of Texas at Dallas, 2014
  • M.S. University of Texas at Dallas, 2011
  • B.A. University of Oklahoma, 2008
  • B.S. University of Oklahoma, 2008

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

  • DOE Early Career Award. Dept. of Energy. 2020

Courses Taught

  • PHYSICS 151L9D: Introductory Mechanics (Discussion Component)
  • PHYSICS 493: Research Independent Study
  • PHYSICS 495: Thesis Independent Study
  • PHYSICS 555: Introduction to Cosmology
  • PHYSICS 761: Classical Mechanics
  • PHYSICS 791: Special Readings

In the News

Representative Publications

  • Wang, KX; Scolnic, D; Troxel, MA; Rodney, SA; Popovic, B; Duff, C; Filippenko, AV; Foley, RJ; Hounsell, R; Jha, SW; Jones, DO; Joshi, BA; Long, H; Macias, P; Riess, AG; Rose, BM; Yamamoto, M, A synthetic Roman Space Telescope High-Latitude Time-Domain Survey: supernovae in the deep field, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol 523 no. 3 (2023), pp. 3874-3884 [10.1093/mnras/stad1652] [abs].
  • Troxel, MA; Lin, C; Park, A; Hirata, C; Mandelbaum, R; Jarvis, M; Choi, A; Givans, J; Higgins, M; Sanchez, B; Yamamoto, M; Awan, H; Chiang, J; Doré, O; Walter, CW; Zhang, T; Cohen-Tanugi, J; Gawiser, E; Hearin, A; Heitmann, K; Ishak, M; Kovacs, E; Mao, YY; Wood-Vasey, M, A joint Roman Space Telescope and Rubin Observatory synthetic wide-field imaging survey, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol 522 no. 2 (2023), pp. 2801-2820 [10.1093/mnras/stad664] [abs].
  • Longley, EP; Chang, C; Walter, CW; Zuntz, J; Ishak, M; Mandelbaum, R; Miyatake, H; Nicola, A; Pedersen, EM; Pereira, MES; Prat, J; Sánchez, J; Secco, LF; Tröster, T; Troxel, M; Wright, AH, A unified catalogue-level reanalysis of stage-III cosmic shear surveys, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol 520 no. 4 (2023), pp. 5016-5041 [10.1093/mnras/stad246] [abs].
  • Yamamoto, M; Troxel, MA; Jarvis, M; Mandelbaum, R; Hirata, C; Long, H; Choi, A; Zhang, T, Weak gravitational lensing shear estimation with metacalibration for the Roman High-Latitude Imaging Survey, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol 519 no. 3 (2023), pp. 4241-4252 [10.1093/mnras/stac2644] [abs].