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Year of Graduation

  Name

Advisors/Thesis

Present Location

2017

Luke Leisman

Professors Riccardo Giovanelli & Martha Haynes
"Almost Dark Galaxies in the ALFAFA Survey"

Assistant Professor of Physics & Astronomy, Valparaiso University
(Tenure-track position)

2017

Sean Marshall

Professor Donald Campbell
"Combining Radar and Infrared Observations of Near-Earth Asteroids"

Postdoctoral Researcher, Arecibo Observatory, Puerto Rico

2017

Ryan Miranda

Professor Dong Lai
"Circumbinary Accretion"

Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton

2017

Tyler Pauly

Dr. Gregory Sloan & Professor Robin Garrod
"Gas-Grain Chemical Models: Inclusion of a Grain Size Distribution and a Study Of Young Stellar Objects in the Magellanic Clouds"
Postdoctoral Researcher, Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore

2017

Dong Wang

Professor Jonathan Lunine
"Modeling the chemistry of planetary atmospheres:
Implications for the bulk comositions of giant planets"
Quantitative Consultant, JP Morgan, NYC

2017

Robert Wharton
(Physics)

Professor James Cordes
"Radio Interferometric Searches for Galactic Center Pulsars and Fast Radio Bursts"
Max-Planck-Institute for Radioastronomie, Bonn, Germany

2016

Andrew Bohn

Professor Saul Teukolsky
"Toroidal event horizons and other relativistic ray tracing adventures"
SpaceX

2016

Francois Hebert

Professor Saul Teukolsky
"General-relativistic neutron star evolutions with the discontinuous Galerkin method
Postdoctoral Researcher, California Institute of Technology

2016

Michael Jones

Professors Riccard GIovanelli & Martha Haynes
"The Impact of Environment and Confusion on the Observed HI Galaxy Population"
Postdoctoral Researcher, Instituto de Astrofisica de Andalucia

2016

Michael Lam

Professor James Cordes
"A Precision Pulsar Timing Gravitational Wave Detector"
Postdoctoral Researcher, West VIrginia University

2016

Zhimeng Zhang (Z.Z.)

Professor Alexander Hayes
"Microwave observations provide clues to the origin of Saturn's main rings"
NASA Postdoctoral Fellow, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

2015

Joyce Byun

Professor Rachel Bean

"Probing The Physics Of Inflation: Searching For Non-Gaussianity In The Cosmic Microwave Background And Large-Scale Structure"

Postdoctoral Reseracher at University of Sussex

2015

Shoshanna Cole

Professor Steven Squyres

"Petrology, Stratigraphy, And Geologic History Of Husband Hill, Gusev Crater, Mars"

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Ithaca College

2015

Megan Comins

Dr. Marina Romanova

"Planet Migration Around Young Magnetized Stars"

Data Scientist at Pekin Insurance

2015

Sergei Dyda

Professor Richard Lovelace & Dr. Marina Romanova

"Magnetohydrodynamics Of Accretion To Rotating Magnetized Stars"

Postdoctoral Scholar at UNLV

2015

Jason D. Hofgartner

Professor Jonathan Lunine & Professor Alex Hayes

"Dynamic Phenomena in the Lakes  and Seas of Titan"

Postdoctoral Resrarcher at Jet Propulsion Laboratory

2015

Marko Krco

Professor Paul Goldsmith

"Measurements And Time Evolution Of Atomic And Molecular Hydrogen In Interstellar Clouds"

Professor at York College - CUNY

2015

Patrick Lii

Dr. Marina Romanova & Professor Richard Lovelace

"Outflows And Accretion At The Disk-Magnetosphere Boundary"

 

2015

Dustin Madison

Professor James Cordes

"Efforts To Broaden And Facilitate Pulsar Timing Array Searches For Gravitational Radiation"

Jansky Fellow at National Radio Astronomy Observatory

2015

Eva-Maria Mueller

Professor Rachel Bean

"Constraining Physics Beyond The Cosmological Standard Model

Senior Research Associate, Institute of Cosmology & Gravitation

2015

Michael Roman

Professor Peter Gierasch

"Clouds, Hazes, And Methane In The Atmospheres Of Uranus And Neptune: An Analysis Of Spatially Resolved, Near Infrared Spectra"

University of Michigan, Astronomy, Post-Doc

2015

Everett Schlawin

Professor Terry Herter

"Observations Of Disintegrating, Evaporating And Hot Planet Atmospheres With Transmission Spectra"

Steward Observatory/University of Arizona

2015

Natalia Storch

Professor Dong Lai

"Spin-Orbit Coupling And Tidal Dissipation In Hot Jupiter Systems"

Postdoctoral Researcher at California Institute of Technology - Caltech

2014

Gregory Hallenbeck

Professor Riccardo Giovanelli & Professor Martha Haynes

Resolved Gas Studies of HighMass Galaxies: Massive, Gas-Rich Galaxies in ALFALFA

Visiting Assistant Professor, Union College

2014

Katherine Henriksson

Professor Ira Wasserman & Professor Saul Teukolsky

Solving for Black Hole-neutron Star Binary Configurations: Methods and Results

Google

2014

Ryan Lau

Professor Terry Herter

Probing the Extreme Environment of the Galactic Center with Observations from Sofia/Forcas

Caltech

2014

Daniel Tamayo

Professor Joseph Burns

Painting Moons: Dynamics and Consequences of Debris from the Irregular Satellites of the Giant Planets

2013

Elizabeth (Betsey) Adams

Professor Martha Haynes

ASTRON, Groningen, Netherlands

2013

Drew Brisbin

Professor Gordon Stacey

Star Formation and Galaxy Evolution Since z~2: Results from Multiwavelength Surveys

ALMA Postdoctoral Fellow, NRAO Charlottesville, VA

2013

Carl Ferkinhoff

Professor Gordon Stacey

Development of the 2nd Generation z Redshift)and Early Universe Spectrometer & The Study of Far-IR Fine-Structure LineEmission in High-z Galaxies

Assistant Professor of Physics at Winona State University

2013

James Fuller

Professor Dong Lai

Dynamical Tides and Oscillations in Stellar and Planetary Systems

Caltech

2013

Rebecca Harbison

Professor Phil Nicholson

Particle Sizes in Saturn`s Main Rings, as Revealed by Cassini-VIMS, and Dynamical Modeling of Hyperion

Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska

2013

Daniel Hemberger

Professor Saul Teukolsky

Numerical Evolutions of Binary Black Hole Systems

Post-Doc at Caltech

2013

Shan Huang

Professor Martha Haynes

Gas-Rich Galaxies in the ALFALFA Survey: From HI Dwarfs to Giants

 

2013

Manolis Papastergis

Professor Riccardo Giovanelli & Professor Martha Haynes

Statistical Analysis of ALFALFA Galaxies: Insights in Galaxy Formation & Near-field Cosmology

 

NOVA Postdoctoral Fellow, Kapteyn Institute, University of Groningen (Netherlands)

2012

Wen Fu

 

 

2012

Istvan Laszlo

 

 

2012

Kassandra Martin-Wells

 

 

2012

Laura Spitler