Robert Charles Kennicutt, Jr. FRS is an American astronomer. He is the Plumian Professor of Astronomy at the Institute of Astronomy in the University of Cambridge. He was formerly Editor-in-Chief of the Astrophysical Journal (1999–2006). His research interests include the structure and evolution of and star formation in galaxies.
Source: Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Kennicutt)