University of California, Berkeley

SMASH Associate partner

Berkeley Center for Cosmological Physics (BCCP)

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.