University of California, Berkeley
SMASH Associate partner
The UC Berkeley is ranked the first public University in the world and 4th in the world on the U.S. News & World Report. It has 32 alumni Nobel Prize winners across a variety of fields.
Berkeley Center for Cosmological Physics (BCCP) is focused on understanding the origin and evolution of the universe through a series of programs to define the observations, experiments, concepts, and simulations needed to answer the fundamental questions in cosmology. It hosts two Nobel prize laureates, George Smoot and Saul Perlmutter.