UW Research

Institute for Data-intensive Research in Astrophysics and Cosmology (DiRAC Institute)



To build the world’s most advanced datasets, algorithms, and tools and use them to explore and understand the universe.

Core Services Offered

See DiRAC home page for services offered.

Funding Information

Charles and Lisa Simonyi Gift
Schmidt Futures
B612 Foundation
Heising-Simons Foundation
Washington Research Foundation

Reporting Structure

Chair of the Astronomy Department

Related UW Entities

Department of Astronomy

External Partners

Rubin Observatory
LSST Corporation
B612 Asteroid Institute