SAO Intern Alumni News

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Best wishes, Jonathan

SAO Interns current status

  Student   School   Advisor(s)   Current status   Project
2019

  Jea Adams

  Amherst College

  Nimesh Patel

  Star formation

 Amanda Ash

  U. North Georgia

  Stephanie Douglas

  Stellar rotation

 Frederick Dauphin

  CMU

  Griffin Hosseinzadeh

  Supernovae

  Zoe de Beurs

  U Texas

  Saku Vrtilek

  X-ray binaries

  John Della Costa

  U. Florida

  Howard Smith

  Colliding galaxies

 Hannah Gulick

  U. Iowa

  Sarah Sadavoy

  Star formation cores

  Caleb Harada

  U Maryland College Park

  Antonija Oklopcic

  Exoplanet atmospheres

  Maryam Hussaini

  U Texas

  Andra Stroe

  Clusters of galaxies

  Kenneth Lin

  U Mass Amherst

  Dong-Woo Kim and Nazma Islam

  X-ray Galaxy Atlas

  Serena Moseley

  Carleton

  Chelsea MacLeod

  Quasar variability

 Lily Whitler

  Arizona State

  Charlotte Mason

  Cosmic Reionization

2018

 Courtney Bishop

  William and Mary

  Anna Rosen

  Modelling star forming cores

  Jacqueline Blaum

  Iowa State Univ

  Rafael Martinez-Galarza

  Star Formation machine learning study

  Thomas Boudreaux

  High Point U

  Idan Ginsburg

Grad student, Dartmouth (start 2019)

  Globular clusters

 Sierra Dodd

  U Washington

  Paul Green

Grad student, Santa Cruz (start 2019)

  TDSS variable stars

  Tenley Hutchinson

  Spelman

  Rosanne Di Stefano

Grad student, Santa Cruz (start 2019)

  TDSS variable stars

  Amalya Johnson

  Columbia U

  Paul Nulsen

  AGN Feedback in Cluster Galaxies

  Megan Masterson

  CWRU

  Yuanyuan Su

Grad Student, Cambridge (start 2019, MASt); MIT (start 2020)

  Merging Galaxy Cluster

  Evan Nunez

  Cal Poly Pomona

  Joel Leja

Grad student, Caltech (start 2019)

  Stellar chemical evolution

  Osase Omuruyi

  Yale

  Elaine Winston

  Star formation in the outer galaxy

  Aldo Sepulveda

  UT San Antonio

  Luca Matra

  Exocometary belts

2017

 Bridget Anderson

  UVa

  Ian Stephens

Grad student, McGill

  Perseus cloud

 Aliza Beverage

 UMn

 Howard Smith

Grad Student, UCB (start 2019)

  SEDs of Interacting Galaxies

 Jane Bright

  Denison

 Willie Torres

Grad student, Arizona

  Binary stars

 Jenny Calahan

  Arizona

 Joe Hora

Grad student, Michigan

  Dark clouds

 Yijia Li

 Nanjing

 Christine Jones

Grad student, Penn State

  X-ray galaxy clusters

 Gautam Nagaraj

  NC State

 Francesca Fornasini

Grad Student, Penn State

  Active Galactic Nuclei

 Hannah Richstein

 TCU

 Yuanyuan Su

Grad student, UVa

  X-ray clusters of galaxies

 Jasmine Sinanan-Singh

  Harvard

  Francesca Civano

Working at MIT-LL

 Active Galactic Nuclei

 Jamie Sullivan

  U Texas

 Alex Wiegand

Grad student, Berkeley

  Structure formation

 Abygail Waggoner

  Ball State

 Ilse Cleeves

Grad student, UVa

 Astrochemistry

 David Zegeye

  Haverford

 Raffaele D'Abrusco

 Fornax cluster

2016

 Kaley Brauer

  Brown

  Saku Vrtilek

Grad student, MIT

  Cyg X-3

 Jeremy Dietrich

 Harvard

 Howard Smith

Grad student, Arizona (start 2017)

  SEDs of Interacting Galaxies

 Callie Hood

 UNC

 Jayne Birkby

Grad student, Santa Cruz

  Exoplanet atmospheres

 Chima McGruder

 U Tenn Knoxville

 Willie Torres

Grad student, Harvard

  Eclipsing Binary Stars

 Luis Nunez

 Pomona

 John Johnson

Grad student, PSU

  Small Friends of Hot Jupiters

  Imad Pasha

 Berkeley

 Reinout van Weeren

Grad student, Yale

  Lensed X-ray AGN

 Samantha Scibelli

 StonyBrook

 Volker Tolls

Grad student, Arizona

  Star formation in Inner Galactic Gas Clouds

 Andrew Sevrinski

 Georgia State

 Michael Dunham

Grad student, Arizona

  Episodic Accretion in Protostars

 Isabella Trierweiler

 Yale

 Yuanyuan Su

Grad student, UCLA

  X-rays in Fornax Cluster

 Irene Vargas Salazar

 LSU

 Cara Battersby

Grad student, Michigan

  Star Formation in Galactic Center

 Luan Luan

 Nanjing

 Christine Jones

  Clusters of galaxies

2015

 Huanqing Chen

  Nanjing

  Christine Jones

Chicago grad student

  X-ray Clusters

 Erin Kado-Fong

 Tufts

 Edo Berger, Peter Williams

Grad student, Princeton

  Rotation in a million very cool stars

 Elizabeth Gehret

 NAU

 Cara Battersby, Eric Keto

  Extreme Star Formation in the Center of our Galaxy

 Alex Gurvich

 CMU

 Blakesley Burkhart, Annalisa Pillepich

Northwestern grad student

  Illustris Simulation and low column objects

 Kendall Hall

 Cal State

 Sarah Willis, Joe Hora

Grad student, UW Madison

  Emission Line Imaging in Massive Star Forming Regions

 Louis Keyamo Johnson

 U Pacific

 Atish Kamble, Rafaella Margutti

Post-bac, Princeton

  Radio Spectacle from Supernovae

 Taylor Morris

 Sewannee

 Christine Jones, Ralph Kraft

Working in media studies?

  Extended XR emission in NGC1052

 Sarafina Nance

 UT Austin

 Alicia Soderberg et al

Grad student, Berkeley

 Supernova Forensics

 Jennie Paine

 VaTech

 Georgiana Ogrean, Paul Nulsen

Grad student, Colorado

  Characterizing outskirts of Galaxy Clusters

 Brianna Thomas

 Howard

 Jane Birkby

Grad student, U Washington, start 2017

  Exoplanets

 Gabriel Vasquez

 FSU

 Howard Smith, Matt Ashby

Grad student, OSU (Start 2017)

  Merging galaxies in Herschel spectra

 William Waalkes

 UMich

 Viviana Guzman, Karin Oberg

Colorado grad student, start fall 2017

  Spatial Dist. of organics in pre/protostellar cores

2014

  Kirsten Blancato

  Wellesley

  Igor Chilingarian, Ivana Damjanov, Sean Moran

Grad student Columbia

 Search for massive compact galaxies

  Chris Capiello

  Yale

  Paul Nulsen

Grad student, Ohio State

 Mechanisms of Radio Mode Feedback

  Virginia Cunningham

  West Virginia U

  Paul Green, Eric Morganson

Grad student, UMd

 Time Domain Spectroscopic Survey

  Zack (Zequn) Li

  Swathmore

  Joe Hora, Matt Ashby

Grad student, Princeton

 Galactic Brown Dwarf Search

  Allison Matthews

  Lafayette College

  Willie Torres

Grad student UVA

 Low Mass Binary Stars

  Nicole Melso

  Penn State

  Suzanne Romaine

Grad student Columbia

 X-Ray Optics

  Lee Rosenthal

  Haverford

  Howard Smith

Fulbright scholar, Heidelberg ITS; grad student, Caltech (2016)

 Late-Stage Interacting Galaxies

  Peter Senchya

  Wash.U

  Matt Ashby, Joe Hora

Grad student, Arizona (start 2015)

 Distant Galaxies in HST and Spitzer

  Maurice Wilson

  Embry-Riddle

  Moritz Guenther

Grad student, Harvard

  X-ray Coronal Cycles

  Zhoujian Zhang

  Nanjing U.

  Christine Joes, Marie Machacek

Grad student, Hawaii

  Chandra Obs. of Planck Clusters

  Catherine Zucker

  U Virginia

  Cara Battersby, Alyssa Goodman

Harvard grad student, 2015

  Bones of the Milky Way

2013

  Michael Calzadilla

  U South Florida

  Christine Jones and Reinout van Weeren

MIT grad student, 2016

 Environments of 3CRR Radio Sources

  Benjamin Cook

  Princeton

 Peter Williams and Edo Berger

PhD Harvard 2019; Finance data science, Boston

 Magnetic Supersaturation in the Coolest Stars

  Katherina Feng

  Penn State

 Katja Poppenhager and Esra Bulbul

Grad student, Santa Cruz

 X-ray flares from low mass stars

  Jocelyn Ferrara

  Barnard College

 Esra Bulbul and Matt Bayliss

Software engineer at STScI

 The triple merging cluster MACJ1226.8+2153

  Christina Kreisch

  Washington Univ. St Louis

 Marie Machacek

Grad Student, Princeton (2016)

 Galaxy Cluster Hydrodynamics

  Laura Kulowski

  Brown

 Helen Wang

Grad student, Harvard EarthPlanSci

 Orbital observations of Martian dust storms

  Alwin Mao

  Berkeley

 Nelson Caldwell and Matthew Walker

Grad student, Princeton

 Stellar Streams in the Outskirts of the Milky Way

  Kathryn McKeough

  Carnegie-Mellon

 Aneta Siemiginowska and Vinay Kashyap

Harvard grad student

 Interactions between radio and ICM in Chandra X-ray observations

  Amber Medina

  New Mexico State

 John Raymond and Dick Edgar

Harvard grad student

 Shock waves in the Cyg Loop

  Robert Sutherland

  Auburn

 Randall Smith and Adam Foster

PhD physics Purdue 2017; postdoc Livermore

 Collisional Cooling in Plasma

  Ashley Villar

  MIT

 Alicia Soderberg

Grad student, Harvard

 Supernova Forensics

2012

  Peter Blanchard

  Berkeley

  Matt Bayliss

PhD Harvard 2019; postdoc NWU (start 2019)

 Lensing clusters

  Philip Cowperthwaite

  U Maryland

  Howard Smith, Raffaele D'Abrusco

PhD Harvard 2018; postdoc, Carnegie/Pasadena

  Spitzer observations of blazars

  Emmet Golden-Marx

  Brown

  Matt Ashby

Grad student, BU

  Herschel observations of galaxies

  Margaret Landis

  N Arizona U

  Catherine Espaillat

PhD Arizona/LPL 2018; Postdoc PSI/Albq.; Research Assoc., CU-LASP

  IR light curves of disks

  Ryan McKinnon

  Yale

  Alicia Soderberg

Grad student, MIT

  Supernovae

  Lia Medeiros

  Berkeley

  Aneta Siemiginowska

Grad student, UCSB

  Quasar energy distributions

  Rebecca Nevin

  Whitman

  Francesca Civano

PhD Colorado 2019; Postdoc, CfA

  Quasar imaging survey

  Kayla Redmond

  UNC-Asheville

  Helen Kirk

Grad student, UNC-Chapel Hill

  Protostar dense cores

  Bryan Terrazas

  Columbia

  Paul Nulsen

PhD Michigan 2019?; Postdoc CfA start 2019

  Radio jet lobes

  Nancy Thomas

  U Washington

  Joe Hora

Grad student, geo/plan.sci, CalTech

  Massive young stellar objects

2011

  Kate Alexander

  Brown

  Alicia Soderberg

Harvard PhD 2018; postdoc, Northwestern

  Supernovae

  Joanna Barnes

  St Andrews, Scotland

  Rosanne Di Stefano

PhD, St Andrews, 2016; working in cybersecurity

  Gravitational Lensing

  Emily Cunningham

  Haverford

  Francesca Civano

Spent 2012/2013 at IAP Paris; Grad student, UC Santa Cruz

  Quasar Close Pairs

  Chelsea Harris

  UCSB

  Stella Offner and Helen Kirk

grad student, Berkeley (start 2012)

  Dense Cores in Molecular Clouds

  John Hoffman

  U of Illinois

  Moritz Guenther

grad student, Princeton (start 2013)

  X-ray Stellar Cycles

  Mackenzie Jones

  Butler

  Elisabeth Adams and Josh Carter

PhD Dartmouth 2018; Postdoc at CfA

  Exoplanet Transit Lightcurves

  Sajjan Mehta

  Drexel U

  Scott Randall and Paul Nulsen

  X-rays from the Intra-Cluster Medium

  Ali Khostovan

  UC Irvine

  Jan Forbrich

PhD, UC Riverside, 2018; Postdoc GSFC

  Star formation in the Pipe Nebula

  Alexander Spatzier

  Oberlin

  Catherine Espaillat

Architecture grad school, UCB

  Multiwavelength study of young star cluster IC348

  Jordan Wheeler

  U. of Missouri

  Helen Wang

Grad student, UC Boulder (start 2012)

  Martian Weather

2010

  Justin Brown

  Franklin and Marshall

  Mukremin Kilic and Warren Brown

PhD UC Santa Cruz 2016; postdoc Santa Cruz

  Stellar evolution and low-mass White Dwarfs

  Jared Coughlin

  Villanova

  Darin Ragozzine

Grad student, Notre Dame

  Transneptunian objects

  Jason Kong

  Berkeley

  Paul Nulsen and Ralph Kraft

Grad student (engineering), UCB, then working at Tesla

  Radio Lobes

  Sam McCandlish

  Brandeis

  Rosanne Di Stefano

PhD physics Stanford 2017, postdoc BU physics

  Gravitational lensing

  Elisabeth Otto

  OSU

  Paul Green

Was grad student, UC Santa Cruz; left to work in science ed.

  Dwarf S Stars

  Dominique Segura-Cox

  Michigan

  Joe Hora

PhD UIUC; postdoc, MPE Garching (2018)

  Cygnus X star formation

  Brian Svoboda

  Western Washington U

  Karin Oberg

PhD Arizona; postdoc NRAO-Socorro (2018).

  Chemical complexity in planet formation

  Kimberly Ward-Duong

  Northern Arizona U

  Scott Randall and Marie Machacek

PhD, ASU (2017); Postdoc, Amherst

  Mergers, Feedback and the Intracluster Medium

  Sarah Wellons

  Princeton

  Alicia Soderberg

PhD Harvard 2017, postdoc Northwestern

  SNIb Host Galaxies

  Schuyler Wolff

  Western Kentucky U

  Ruth Murray-Clay

PhD JHU 2017, Postdoc, Leiden

  Resonance capture in planetary systems

2009

  Ingrid Beerer

  Berkeley

  Joe Hora

Grad student, MIT; worked JPL 2013-14; JPMorganChase, 2014

  Massive Stars and YSOs in Cyg X

  Ian Czekala

  U Virginia

  Sean Andrews

PhD Harvard 2016; KIPAC/Stanford postdoc

  SMA/Spitzer study of protoplanetary disk

  Maria Drout

  U Iowa

  Alicia Soderberg

PhD Harvard 2016; Hubble Fellow, Carnegie

  Massive Stellar Explosions

  Daniel Gifford

  Western Washington U

  Matt Ashby

PhD Michigan 2015, working at Getty Images

  Deep IR Galaxy Counts

  Derek Huelsman

  U Cincinnati

  Massimo Marengo and Nancy Evans

Grad student, Stanford engineering; now in software

  Cepheid Missing Mass

  Li-Wei Hung

  Ohio State

  Saku Vrtilek

PhD UCLA 2016; working for Nat.Park Service on light pollution

  Black holes versus neutron stars

  Nathan Sanders

  Michigan State

  Nelson Caldwell

PhD Harvard 2014; Cofounder Astrobites; now at Legendary Pictures

  HII regions and PNe in M31

  Evan Schneider

  Bryn Mawr

  Andrea Dupree and Nancy Brickhouse

PhD Arizona (2017); Hubble fellow, Princeton (start 2017)

  Accretion in TW Hya

  Allison Strom

  Arizona

  Aneta Siemiginowska

PhD Caltech 2018, postdoc Carnegie

  Parsec-scale quasar jets

  Anthony Wong

  Ohio Wesleyan U

  Soeren Meibom

Math PhD, Colorado, 2016; climate models postdoc, PSU

  Rich star clusters

2008

  India (Anderson) Ambeau

  Southern University

  Leonard Strachan

Grad student, LSU; now Env. Scientist at Louisiana Dept of Environmental Quality

  Solar wind models and SOHO UVCS

  Dan D'Orazio

  Juniata College

  Greg Dobler and Beth Willman

Fulbright Fellow, ETP-Zurich; Grad student, Columbia; Postdoc Harvard (2016)

  Invisible Galaxies with Gravitational Lensing

  Christene Lynch

  Gettysburg College

  Juan Luna and Scott Kenyon

PhD, U of Iowa 2014; Research staff, U of Sydney

  RS Oph spectroscopy

  Greg Mosby

  Yale University

  Lori Allen

PhD Wisconsin 2016, postdoc at NASA GSFC

  Young stellar clusters in Ori

  Kaylea Nelson

  Colby College

  Ewan O'Sullivan and Andreas Zezas

PhD Yale 2015; working Yale Ctr for Research Computing

  Chandra/XMM study of ellipticals

  Arpita Roy

  Franklin and Marshall College

  Liz Humphreys

PhD PSU 2017, postdoc Caltech

  High Mass Star Formation (Orion Source I)

  Greg Salvesen

  U of Michigan

  John Raymond and Dick Edgar

PhD Colorado 2016; postdoc UCSB

  Cosmic ray pressure in Cyg Loop

  David Stark

  U of Minnesota

  Paul Nulsen and Ralph Kraft

PhD, UT Austin 2016 (plasma physics); now at LANL

  Jets in Cen A

  Caleb Wheeler

  U of Missouri

  Willie Torres

PhD, ASU, 2016?; Postdoc at Fisk?

  Pleiades Binarity

  Angie Wolfgang

  Cornell

  Paul Green

PhD Santa Cruz 2015; Postdoc, Penn State

  X-ray active objects in ChaMP

2007

  Eric Baxter

  Harvey Mudd

  Kevin Covey and Gus Muench

PhD Chicago (2014), Postdoc Penn State

  Stellar Contraction and Ang. Momentum in NGC 2264

  Iara Cury

  Yale

  Rosanne di Stefano and Pavlos Protopapas

MSc in Social Anth; Academic Affairs Coord. at Columbia U. GSAS (2014)

  Gravitational Lensing Search

  Furqan Fazal

  Amherst

  T K Sridharan, Qizhou Zhang

PhD in applied physics, Stanford 2015; Postdoc, Stanford medicine

  High Mass Protostellar Objects

  Sarah Harrison

  MIT

  Dan Evans and Julia Lee

PhD Stanford 2013, postdoc Harvard physics

  Energetic processes in AGN

  Colin Hill

  MIT

  Ken Rines

Part 3 Cam; PhD Princeton (2014), postdoc Columbia

  Clusters of Galaxies

  Therese Jones

  Penn State

  Kelly Korreck

MS Astro, Berkeley 2009-2013; RAND policy analyst, 2013; Dir of Policy, Satellite Industry Assoc.

  Particle Acceleration in the Solar Corona

  Kyle Penner

  UT Austin

  Silas Laycock, Maureen van den Berg

PhD Arizona, 2014; CEA-Saclay

  ChaMPlane Identifications

  Megan Reiter

  Berkeley

  Massimo Marengo

PhD Arizona 2015; Postdoc, Michigan

  AGB Stars with IRAC

  Blake Sherwin

  Cambridge

  Avi Loeb

PhD Princeton (2013), Postdoc Berkeley

  Gravitational Radiation and Quasar Feedback

  Johanna Teske

  American U

  Andreas Zezas

PhD Arizona (2014), Postdoc DTM; Hubble Fellow (2017)

  Galaxy mergers with Chandra and Spitzer

2006

  Michael Anderson

  Michigan

  Steve Murray, Almus Kenter

PhD Michigan 2013, postdoc MPIA Garching (2015)

  X-ray galaxies

  Sarah Ballard

  Berkeley

  Lori Allen

PhD Harvard 2012; Sagan fellow U Wash. 2012; Postdoc MIT 2015

  Star formation in Bright Rimmed Clouds

  Amy (Colon) Gonzalez

  Hunter College

  Suzanne Romaine

Grad Student, UNC Chapel Hill (2008-12); working at WebAssign 2012

  X-ray mirror technology

  Adrienne Hunacek Miller

  MIT

  Saku Vrtilek

Law doctorate, Boston College; Sci/tech writer

  Doppler tomography of XRBs

  Lauren Hund

  Furman

  Joseph Hora

PhD in Biostatistics, Harvard (2012); Faculty, UNM; staff, Sandia Nat.Labs

  Spitzer deep survey

  Christopher Klein

  Caltech

  Matt Ashby, Andreas Zezas, Howard Smith

PhD Berkeley (2014); Data Scientist on Siri for Apple (2014)

 Galaxies with Spitzer

  Robert Penna

  Rochester

  Paul Nulsen

Part 3 Maths, Cambridge (Fall 2007); PhD Harvard; postdoc MIT (2013)

  Centaurus A shock model

  Julia Meo (was Sandell)

  Columbia

  Vinay Kashyap

PhD biooptics, U Penn (2013), Data analyst, Avenance Inc.

  Solar magnetic loops

  Sarah Scoles

  Agnes Scott College

  Rosanne di Stefano

MFA in fiction, Cornell; Astronomy Magazine (2013); science writer

  Soft X-ray sources

  Michael Shaw

  MIT

  Josh Grindlay

PhD physics Stanford (2013); data scientist at Facebook

  Light curves from plate archives

  Student   School   Advisor(s)   Current status   Project
2005

  Jennifer Blum

  Columbia

  Andrea Dupree

PhD Michigan 2011; working in industry

  Stellar rotation

  Laura Book

  UIUC

  Lee Hartman

PhD Caltech 2012, Postdoc CITA, software industry (2014)

  FU Ori burst modelling

  Kryzysztof Findeisen

  Cornell

  Paul Nulsen

PhD Caltech 2015; Postdoc, Meudon

  AGN heating of galaxies and groups

  Conrad Hutcheson

  U. Arizona

  John Huchra

Grad student, Stanford 2006-2011; left physics?

  IR properties of galaxies in clusters

  Harrison Prentice-Mott

  U Penn.

  Suzanne Romaine/Eric Silver

Working in biotech, 2007

  X-ray detectors/mirrors

  Michael Rutkowski

  Hampden Sydney College

  Eric Schlegel

PhD, Arizona State; Postdoc, Minnesota (2013)

  Metal-poor stars (? or E0102)

  Shannon Schmoll

  U. Washington

  Gabriella Malleno-Ornelas and Matt Holman

PhD in astro ed, Michigan, 2013; Field Museum; Abrams Planetarium

  Asteroid search

  Megan Schwamb

  U. Penn

  Rosanne DiStefano

PhD Caltech 2010; Postdoc Yale, Taipei; Staff sci, GeminiNorth

  Lensing light curves

  Paul Sell

  U. of Toledo

  Matt Ashby

PhD Wisconsin 2013; Postdoc Texas Tech; U of Crete; Faculty, UFla (2019).

  High redshift galaxies

  Sarah Sonnett

  College of Charleston

  Brian Patten, Massimo Marengo

PhD Hawaii; postdoc at JPL (2014). Asteroid (8796) Sonnett.

  Spitzer photometry of T dwarfs

  Student   School   Advisor(s)   Mentor(s)*   Current status   Project
2004

  Debarati Chattopadhyay

  Lehigh University

  Mark Weber

  Alana Sette

Worked at SAO 2007; S.M,, MIT Aero/Astro 2009; working on MSL Curiosity at JPL 2014

  Solar corona mission

  Joey Neilsen

  Kenyon College

  Saku Vrtilek

  Bram Boroson

PhD Harvard 2010, Postdoc at MIT, (2012) BU, (2017) Faculty, Villanova

  SMC X-1

  Tyrel Johnson

  Idaho

  Suzanne Romaine

  Ricardo Bruni

PhD Maryland 2010; NASA GSFC; Faculty, George Mason U

  X-ray microcalorimeter detectors

  Clay Hambrick

  Harvey Mudd

  Paul Nulsen

 

PhD Princeton 2010, now in management consulting

  Cooling Flow Clusters

  Megan Gralla (was Roscioli)

  Haverford

  Pauline Barmby

  Matt Ashby

PhD Chicago 2011, postdoc JHU

  Infrared galaxies

  Cecelia Hedrick

  Nebraska

  Jeno Sokoloski

 

formerly grad student, Penn State (2007); Software engineer

  Symbiotic binaries

  David Myer

  UCSD

  Eric Schlegel

 

Grad student, Scripps (Oceanography)-UCSD to 2012; Geophysics consulting

  X-rays from galaxies

  Linda Watson

  U Florida

  Margarita Karovska

  Dimitar Sasselov, Massimo Marengo

PhD Ohio 2011, Postdoc CfA, ESO-Chile

  Stellar interferometer in space

  Krystal Tyler

  Purdue

  Mike Pahre

  Giovanni Fazio

PhD Arizona 2014, Postdoc, Missouri UMKC

  Nearby active galaxies with Spitzer

  Ryan Anderson

  Michigan

  Tom Megeath

  Lori Allen, Phil Myers

PhD Cornell 2011 (Mars rovers); postdoc USGS

  Star clusters with Spitzer

  Monica Vargas-Medina (*)

  Puerto Rico

  Christine Jones

 

Worked at SAO 2007; MIT science writing masters 2009

  Environment of AGN in Ellipticals

2003

  Cassandra Fallscheer

  Cal Poly/San Luis Obispo

  Alyssa Goodman

  Scott Schnee

Masters in Astro, Wesleyan; PhD Heidelberg 2010, postdoc Victoria, BC; Faculty, Whitman, CWashU

  Young stellar outflows

  Wesley Fraser

  McMaster Univ.

  Matt Holman

 

PhD, U. of Victoria; postdoc, Caltech, Herzberg; faculty, Belfast

  Outer planet satellites

  Joleen Miller (now Carlberg)

  Villanova

  Pete Nisenson

  Sylvain Korzennick

PhD Virginia 2011, postdoc at DTM

  Extrasolar planets

  Michael Mortonson

  MIT

  Eric Silver

 

PhD Chicago 2009, postdoc at OSU, UCB; working as data scientist

  X-ray detector development

  Chris Orban

  UIUC

  Brian Patten

  Meghan McGarry

PhD physics OSU 2011, postdoc at OSU

  X-ray stars in open clusters

  Nada Petrovic

  U. Chicago

  Rosanne DiStefano

  Albert Kong

PhD physics, UCSB 2011, postdoc at Columbia (Earth Institute); working at USAID

  Microlensing

  Dan Perley

  Cornell

  Paul Green

  John Silverman

PhD Berkeley 2011, postdoc at Caltech, Copenhagen

  Search for galaxy clusters

  Caroline Ring

  U. North Ca./Greensboro

  Lori Allen et al.

 

Grad student, Duke (biomed engineering), 2007

  Infrared star forming regions

  Paul Taylor

  Boston College

  Andreas Zezas

  Jonathan McDowell, Pepi Fabbiano

Rhodes Scholar at Oxford, 2004

  Small Magellanic Cloud

  Deborah Turner-Bey

  Rockhurst Univ.

  Vinay Kashyap

  Nancy Evans and Amy Mossman

Student at U Miss. Kansas City?

  Magnetism in A-type Stars

  Katherine Whitaker

  U Mass Amherst

  Ralph Kraft

  Jenny Posson-Brown

PhD Yale; postdoc GSFC (2014); faculty U Conn (2017)

  X-rays from cluster Abell 119

2002

  Emily Alicea-Munoz

  U. Puerto Rico/Mayaguez

  Andrea Dupree

  Jason Aufdenberg

MS, Penn State/GSFC 2011; grad student, GaTech (2014)

  Stellar spectra

  Mia Bovill

  U. Maryland

  Tyler Bourke

  Peter Sollins

PhD Maryland 2011; Postdoc, UT Austin; PUCC Chile

  Radio

  Richard Cool

  Wyoming

  Eric Silver

  Anil Dosaj

PhD Arizona 2008, postdoc Princeton, Carnegie; Staff MMTO; now at Netflix

  X-ray detectors

  Robert Friedman

  Rutgers

  Rosanne diStefano

  Ken Rines

PhD Chicago 2009; Adler Planetarium; Mozilla; now community development

  -

  Alex Hill

  Oberlin

  John Huchra

  Nathalie Martimbeau

PhD Wisconsin 2011, postdoc at CSIRO/Sydney, Haverford; scientist at SSI; faculty at UBC Okanagan

  Virgo Cluster

  Holly Maness

  Grinnell

  Saku Vrtilek

  Mike Raley

PhD Berkeley 2010, postdoc Toronto, UCB

  X-rays from PNe

  Joannah Metz Skudder

  UIUC

  Mark Kutchner

  Brant Robertson

Churchill scholar, Cambridge (2005); PhD Caltech 2010; geologist for Shell

  Stellar dust disks

  Anandi Silva Knuppel (Anandi Salinas)

  UT Austin

  Eric Schlegel

  Eli Beckerman

Grad student, UCSB physics; then PhD in religion, Emory 2018

  Chandra data

  Tristan Smith

  Chicago

  Suzanne Romaine

  Ricardo Bruni

PhD 2008 Caltech; postdoc, Berkeley; faculty Swathmore (2013)

  X-ray detectors

  Daniel Wik

  U. Ohio (Athens)

  Paul Green

  John Silverman

PhD 2009, U. Virginia; Postdoc, GSFC; Faculty, Utah (2017)

  X-ray CHAMP survey

2001

  Annika Peter

  U Washington

  Andreas Zezas, Pepi Fabbiano

  Alceste Bonanos

PhD Princeton 2007; postdocs, Caltech, UCIrvine; Faculty OSU (2013)

  X-rays from LLAGN

  Adria Updike

  Smith

  Amy Winebarger

  Kathy Reeves

PhD Clemson 2010; postdoc GSFC; faculty, Roger Williams U.

  Solar explosive events

  Shawn O'Brien

 Notre Dame

  Ed Bergin

  Shanil Virani

PhD Notre Dame 2010

  Precursors to Massive Stars

  Elizabeth Leass

  UT Austin

  Tom Megeath

  Beth Biller

was grad student, UT Austin

  Active Star Forming Regions

  Shinae Park

  Berkeley

  Scott Kenyon

  John Grimes

PhD Harvard 2009; now teaching school

  IR Protostars in Tau-Aur

  Adrienne Erickcek

  Princeton

  Matt Holman

  Anil Dosaj

Part III Maths at Cambridge, 2003; PhD Caltech 2009; postdoc at CITA/Perimeter; faculty UNC, 2013

  KBOs

  Samuel Vazquez Melendez

  U. Puerto Rico - Humacao

  Ralph Kraft

  Tabetha Hole

physics PhD, UC Santa Barbara,2007; Director, Capital Fund Management (Paris), 2019

  X-rays from Cen A

  Stephanie Campbell

  Purdue

  Nancy Brickhouse

  Ken Rines

  Unknown

  Chandra and Stellar Coronae

  Nick Stroud

  Wisconsin

  Rob Cameron, TLA/MK/DS

  Dave Morris

  Astrophysics MA, Stony Brook; in PhD Sci Ed. program at TC/Columbia, 2005

  Photometry with CXO-ACA

  Glen Nixon

  Purdue

  Jim Phillips

  Warren Brown

  Grad student, Princeton; left astro

  Equivalence Principle

2000
  Student   School   Advisor(s)   Current   Project

  Deborah L. Freedman (Woods)

  Princeton University

  Jan Vrtilek

  PhD Harvard 2009; staff, MIT Lincoln Lab

  Mark Kramer

  Oberlin College

  Jim Moran and Q. Zhang

  Sci/tech grad student, Berkeley (fall 2001)

  Julia M. Kregenow

  Wittenberg University

  Ralph Kraft

  PhD Berkeley 2007; then Cornell, PSU

  Emily M. Laubacher Heckman

  University of Dayton

  Eric Silver

  Phys grad student, Michigan, then Dayton; PhD 2006; Senior engineer, WPAFB

  Nicholas Pearson

  Bowling Green State University

  Steve Saar

  PhD Aero.Eng., Purdue 2008

  Jennifer Kowalczyk (Posson-Brown)

  Smith College

  David Latham

  Working at SAO to 2013; now grad student in environmental sci, Wesleyan

  Brant Robertson

  University of Washington

  Larry David

  Harvard PhD 2006; postdoc Chicago, Caltech, faculty, Arizona, Santa Cruz

  Shanna Shaked

  University of Arizona

  Jonathan McDowell

  PhD Applied Phys, U Mich 2011; now at UCLA Center for Education Innovation

  Daniel Joseph Sherman

  University of Pennsylvania

  David Bersier

  Harvard physics PhD 2001

  Zoe Learner Ponterio (Sabrina Siloti)

  University of Oklahoma

  Eric Schlegel

  Grad Student, Cornell (fall 2002); school teacher, 2008; Manager, Cornell Spacecraft Planetary Imaging Facility, 2017

  Fernando Angel Torres

  University of California at Davis

  Hank Donnelly

  UCI MD 2007, neuroradiologist at USC 2012

1999

Alceste Bonanos

Wellesley College

Peter Garnavich

 PhD Harvard 2005; postdoc at STSCI and Carnegie-DC; 2009 faculty at Nat. Obs of Athens (Greece)

Carolyn Ernst

Brown University

Matt Holman

  PhD Geology 2008, Brown; APL Messenger scientist

Francisco Galvan

Colby University

Mike Garcia

  Working at Bank of NY

Erik Hoversten

Iowa State

Nuria Calvet

  PhD, JHU 2008; postdoc, JHU, UNC

Vit Hradecky

California Institute of Technology

Christine Jones

  was grad student, Harvard; left astro?

Naibi Marinas

University of Florida

Jim Phillips

  PhD, UFl; postdoc, UFl Gainesville; lecturer, UFl

John Moustakas

University of California at Berkeley

Eric Schlegel

PhD, Arizona; staff sci at NYU; faculty, Siena Coll

Margaret Pan

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

David Latham

  PhD, Caltech; Postdoc, IAS Princeton, UCB, GSFC

David Rothstein

Haverford College

Paul Ho

  PhD, Cornell; postdoc, Cornell; left astro for software industry

David S. Smith

University of Texas

Kenneth Wood

  PhD Austin 2006; postdoc, Arizona LPL; postdoc, medical imaging, Vanderbilt

Heidi Tebbe

University of Missouri

Brian Patten

  was grad student, Indiana; now research librarian, NCSU

Kathryn Whitman

Cornell University

Brian McNamara

MS Hawaii 2004; then IfA public outreach; current position unknown

1998

Marianne Vieira Spurrier

Univ. of Rochester

Jim Babb

MS. Astronomy UVa, worked at Lockheed; 2019, Research Dir at Riverside Research

Catherine Slesnick

NYU

Bob Donahue, Sallie Baliunas (Co-advisors)

PhD Caltech 2007; postdoc at DTM, then staff at Draper Lab; 2019, data scientist at Agero

Jacqueline Chen

Yale University

John Huchra

PhD Chicago 2006; Postdoc, U Bonn; Postdoc, Brown U. (2010)

Megan Novicki

Univ. of Michigan

Christine Jones-Forman

PhD Hawaii 2005; working at NorthropGrumman

Robert Cohen

Univ. of Idaho

Steve Murray

Working at Raytheon?

Micol Huw Christopher

Harvard Univ.

Phil Myers

PhD, CalTech; faculty at Mt San Antonio Coll.

Colleen Schwartz (Tartow)

Colby College

Suzanne Romaine

PhD UCSB 2005; working in IT. 2019: Data Eng Mgr, Veracode

Gregory Herczeg

Univ. of Notre Dame

Steven Saar

PhD, U. Colorado 2005; Postdoc at Caltech, MPE; Faculty, KIAA-Peking

Michael Baird

Grove City College

Eric M. Schlegel, Peter Garnavich

  was grad student, Indiana; now pursuing music studies

Beth Lindsey

Bryn Mawr

Dave Wilner

PhD, physics edu., Seattle (2008); faculty, Georgetown U.
1997
James Chisholm Northwestern University Rick Harnden Physics PhD Chicago; postdoc Fla. 2005; faculty S.Utah U 2007. Sauk Valley 2019
Rebecca Danos Wellesley College Ue-Li Pen grad student, UCLA; transferred; PhD, McGill, 2011; Postdoc, Winnipeg
Michael Dorris Vanderbilt University Brian McNamara PhD (physics), Stanford; now teaching?
Lynne Raschke Haverford College Sallie Baliunas PhD Santa Cruz 2007; Postdoc at Santa Cruz; faculty, St. Scholastica/Duluth.
Brian Rebel Grinnell College Nancy Evans PhD Indiana 2004; postdoc at Fermilab
Eric Rosolowsky Swathmore College Alyssa Goodman Berkeley PhD; Postdoc at CfA, 2005; Faculty at UBC Okanagan
Alicia Soderberg Bates College Bob Kirshner PhD CalTech 2006; then Princeton, Harvard 2008; Faculty, Harvard
Jesse Southwick Princeton University Suzanne Romaine Physics teacher, Cambridge, MA
Jason Wright Boston University Pat Slane PhD Berkeley 2007; Postdoc, Cornell, PSU; Faculty, PSU
1996
Avanti Athreya Iowa State University Owen GIngerich PhD in math, U Maryland 2009; Postdoc at SAMSI, North Carolina
Alison Coil Princeton University Paul Ho PhD Berkeley; Hubble postdoc at Arizona, 2005; Faculty, UCSD
Nate Emley University of Massachusetts, Amherst Dave Latham Physics grad student, Cornell?
Andrew Frey Wake Forest University Charles Lada PhD UCSB; Postdoc (physics), Caltech; Postdoc at McGill (2007); faculty, Winnipeg (2011)
Becca McMullen Whitman College Leon Golub Grad student, Montana; left astronomy 2003, working in non-profit
Julia Plummer Washington State University Christine Jones PhD in astronomy education, Michigan, 2006; faculty, Arcadia U.
Yelena Prok University of Virginia Josh Grindlay Physics grad student, Virginia
Ken Rines Rice University Bill Forman PhD Harvard 2003; Postdoc, Yale; Faculty, Western Washington U.
Richard Scalzo University of Virginia Rosanne Di Stefano PhD Chicago 2003?; Postdoc, LBNL, Yale, ANU; Data scientist, Sydney
Alice Shapley Harvard University Belinda Wilkes PhD Caltech 2003; Postdoc, Berkeley; faculty, Princeton, UCLA
Aaron Sokasian Cornell University Suzanne Romaine PhD Harvard 2003; in business
Michael Preciado (*) Tufts Saku Vrtilek Fulbright scholar in Archaelology; Data aide at SAO, 1996-2002; Programmer at GSFC (2005-present)
1995
Dave Bacon Cal Tech Alex Dalgarno/Jim Babb? PhD Berkeley 2001; Physics postdoc, Caltech; CS prof, Washington; now at Google Two-photon absorption
Kenneth Banas University of Michigan Jack Hughes Was grad student, CalTech; in 2002 with Arthur Anderson Co. in Chicago. SNR and molecular clouds in LMC
Lara Cross Trinity University Larry David MA U Texas Austin 1996; teaching school in Houston Shapes of Clusters within Superclusters
Ben Lane Cal Tech Jeff McClintock PhD CalTech 2003?; Postdoc, MIT; Staff, Draper Lab Mass of A0620-00
Wendy Lane (Peters) Rice University Chris Carilli PhD Groningen 2000; now staff position at NRL Search for redshifted 21cm
Jennifer Lotz Bryn Mawr Brian McNamara PhD JHU 2002; Postdoc, Santa Cruz, then NOAO (2005); staff, STSci; director, Gemini Observatory. Optical structure in Zw3146
Rob Simcoe Princeton University Kim McLeod PhD CalTech 2002?; MIT faculty Axial ratos of AGN
Stephen Stanec Case Western Reserve Steve Murray? Physics grad student, Carnegie-Mellon ca. 1999; current info unknown Microchannel plate detectors
Rachel Theran University of Michigan Jonathan Schachter MBA, MIT/Sloan; now in business Einstein Slew Survey sources
Beth Wicklund Tufts University Bob Donahue, Willie Soon? MS in physics, Columbia; switched to med school at UMn IUE observations of MgII
Cherie Willoughby University of Massachusetts Jim Cornell Working in computers Black holes (Education project)
1994
John Everett Carlton College Suzanne Romaine PhD Chicago; postdoc and then staff, UW-Madison; faculty, Northwestern (2013) AXAF reflectivity measurements
Lisa Falkson Stanford University Paul Green Working in software Carbon stars
Natasha Hazell Fordham University Christine Jones, Jeff Breen Working in science education? X-rays in Ellipticals
Eran Jones Southwest Missouri State Jonathan McDowell PhD Microelectronics/photonics, U Ark.Fayetteville, 2005; Engineer at Molex AGN emission lines
Nicole Lloyd(-Ronning) Cornell University Pat Slane PhD Stanford 2001; Postdoc, CITA, Toronto (2001); LANL (2004); Physicist at LANL (2016) Thermal X-rays from neutron stars
Travis Metcalfe University of Arizona Dave Latham PhD Austin 2000; CfA postdoc, 2002; HAO/Boulder, 2004; NCAR; 2012: Space Science Institute Eclipsing binary CM Dra
Kendra Michaud University of Maine Bill Forman, Christine Jones Worked at SAO until 2004; ca 2009, farming in Maine; ca 2014, science teacher Heavy metals in ellipticals
Nicholas Putnam Brown University Irwin Shapiro? Physics grad student, Berkeley (in 2000); Pulsar parallax and proper motion
Ali Thomas Morehouse College Carolyn Grant Optical-to-X-ray flux ratios
Heather Thompson University of Arizona Andrea Prestwich Working as applications analyst Substructure in X-ray cooling flows
Steven Vance Andrews University Josh Grindlay PhD Physics, Columbia 1999; data scientist, APL (2019) EXITE image deconvolution
Jenny White Howard Agnes Scott College Frank Primini Was working at Boeing Space/Defense, Atlanta (1998?) LMXB luminosity function
Amy Winebarger King College, Tennessee Ed DeLuca PhD UAH 2000; Postdoc, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2000-2001; Scientist, NRL, 2002; Faculty, Alabama A&M, 2005; at NASA MSFC, 2011 NIXT images of corona