Ph.D. Graduates


 
               
               
               
               
               

YEAR OF GRADUATION

       

  NAME

ADVISORS/THESIS

PRESENT LOCATION

               
2022         Nicholas Kutsop

Professor Alex Hayes

"The Spectrophotometric Properties of Icy Worlds"

 

 
               
2022         Ishan Mishra

Professor Nikole Lewis

"Providing New Constraints on Europa's Surface Composition"

 
               
2022         Yubo Su

Professor Dong Lai

“Dynamics of Planets, Stars, and Black Hole Binaries: Tides, Spin Resonances, and Gravitational Waves”

 
2021         Gabriel Bonilla

Professor Saul Teukolsky

"Beyond-GR Waveform Models and Numerical Relativity"

 
2021         Eamonn O'Shea

Professor Saul Teukolsky

"Gravitational Waveform Modelling with Machine Learning and for Eccentric Binary Systems"

 
2021         Peter Rau

Professor Ira Wasserman

"Neutron Star Hydrodynamics: Multiple (Super)fluids and Quantizing Magnetic Fields"

 
2021         Dante Iozzo

Professor Saul Teukolsky

"Improving the Determination of Asymptotic Quantities in Numerical Spacetimes, with Application to Gravitational Waves"

 

 
2020         Victoria Calafut

Professor Rachel Bean

“Leveraging Cross-Correlations: Cosmology with the Kinematic Sunyaev Zel'dovich Effect”

 
2020         Bonan Pu

Professor Dong Lai

“On the Dynamical Evolution of Multi-Planet Systems"
 
2020         Michelle Vick

Professor Dong Lai

“Going with the Flow: Tidal Evolution in Eccentric Systems”

 
2020         Jack Madden

Professor Lisa Kaltenegger

“The Color of Habitability”

 
2020         Thea Kozakis

Professor Lisa Kaltenegger

“Last Call for Life: Habitability of Terrestrial Planets Orbiting Red Giants and White Dwarfs”

 
2020        

Georgios Valogiannis

Professor Rachel Bean

“Testing Gravity with Cosmology: Efficient Simulations, Novel Statistics and Analytical Approaches”

 

 
2020         T.K. Daisy Leung

Professor Jim Cordes

 

 

2019

       

Paul Corlies

Professor Alexander Hayes

“Emerging from the Dark Ages:  An Analysis of Clouds on Titan”

Research Assoicate at Cornell University

2019

       

Cody Lamarche

Professor Gordon Stacey

“A Detailed Study Of Star Formation At Its Cosmic Peak”

Taking a postdoctoral position at the University of Toledo, working with JD Smith

2019

       

Kassandra Anderson

Professor Dong Lai

“Teetering Stars and Tumultuous Orbits: Spin and Orbital Dynamics in Hot and Warm Jupiter Systems with Companions”

Spitzer fellow at Princeton

2019

       

Yu-Cian Hong

Professor Jonathan Lunine

"Orbital Dynamics of Pets of Extrasolar Giant Planets"

Insight data science fellowship in NYC

2019

       

Riccardo Pavesi

Professor Dominik Reichers

"An Exploration of Inter-stellar Gas and its Role in Galaxy Assembly over Cosmic Time"

Data scientist at Cruise, working on driverless cars in San Francisco.

2019

       

Will Throwe

Professor Saul Teukolsky

"Numerical Methods for Exascale Magnetohydrodynamics Simulations in General Relativity"

Cornell Post Doc in Physics

2019

       

Avani Gowardhan

Professor Gordon Stacey

“Star-formation Across Cosmic Time: Insight from Multi-Faceted Molecular Gas Observations”

Insight data science fellowship in Boston

2019

       

Amit Vishwas

 

"Ground based THz Spectroscopy of Obscured Starbursts in the Early Universe enabled by ZEUS-2"

Cornell Universty

2018

       

J.J. Zanazzi

Professor Dong Lai

"On the Dynamics of Protoplanetary Disks"

Postdoc Fellow at CITA

2018

       

Matt Hankins

Professor Terry Herter

"Exploring HII Regions and Massive Dusty Stars in the Galactic Center with SOFIA/FORCAST"

 

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"

 

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

Ultra-compact High Velocity Clouds in the ALFALFA HI Survey: Local Group Galaxy Candidates

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

Professor Dong Lai

Wave Dynamics of Accretion Disks and Other Rotating Astrophysical Flows

Rice University

2012

       

Istvan Laszlo

Professor Rachel Bean

Probing the Dark Sector

Melbourne, Australia

2012

       

Kassandra Martin-Wells

Professor Donald Campbell

Radar Polarization and Lunar Secondary Craters

Assistant Professor of Physics, Carleton College

2012

       

Laura Spitler

Professor Jim Cordes

Saving Time: New Methods And Instrumentation For Radio Variability Studies

Max Planck Institute in Bonn, Germany

2011

       

Nishant Argarwal

Professor Rachel Bean

Cosmic Acceleration, Past and Present

McWilliams Postdoctoral Fellow, Carnegie Mellon University

2011

       

Ryan Anderson

Professor Jim Bell

Lasers and Landing Sites:  The Geomorphology, Stratigraphy and Composition of Mars
U. S. Geological survey, Shoemaker Postdoctoral Fellow
2011        
Barbara Rojas Ayala

Professor James Lloyd

On the Metallicity of M-Dwarfs in the Solar Neighborhood

Visiting Scientist, American Museum of Natural History
2011        
David Bernat

Professor James Lloyd

Non-Redundant Aperture Masking Interferometry With Adaptive Optics:  Developing Higher Contrast Imaging To Test Brown Dwarf and Exoplanet Evolution Models

Starlight Industries, Google
2011        
Francois Foucart

Professor Saul Teukolsky

Numerical Studies of Black Hole-Neutron Star Binaries

Postdoc, CITA
2011        
Ann Martin

Professor Martha Haynes

Neutral Hydrogen in the Local Universe: Distributions of Gas-Rich Galaxies from ALFALFA

Postdoctoral Fellow, NASA Langley Research Center
2011        
Phil Murihead

Professor James Lloyd

Externally Dispersed Interferometry for Terrestrial Exoplanets Detection
Assistant Professor, Department of Astronomy, Boston University

2011

       
Shavari Nadkarni

Professor Ira Wasserman

Modeling Non-Linear Large Scale Structures Using Lagrangian Perturbation Theory
Postdoc, S. Bose Res. Institute

2011

 

       
Melissa Rice

Professor Jim Bell

Annals of a Former World:  The Remnants of Water At Gusev Crater and Eberswalde Crater, Mars

 

Postdoctoral Scholar, Geology and Planetary Science, Caltech

2010

       
Julia Deneva

Professor Jim Cordes

Elusive Neutron Star Populations: Galactic Center and Intermittent Pulsars
Naval Research Laboratory

2010

       
Paul Grabowski

Professor David Chernoff

Pseudospectral Calculations of Helium and the Negative Hydrogen Ion
Postdoc, Los Alamos Lab

2010

       
Briony Horgan

Professor Jim Bell

Wind, Water, and The Sands Of Mars
SESE Postdoctoral Fellow, Arizona State University

2010

       
Akshay Kulkarni

Dr. Marina Romanova

Rayleigh-Taylor-Unstable Accretion To and Variability of Magnetized Stars: Global Three-Dimensional Magnetohydrodynamic Simulations
Microsoft

2010

       
Ryan Shannon

Professor Jim Cordes

Pulsars, Their Environments and the Detection of Gravitational Waves
Research Associate, Center for Astronomy & Space Sciences (CSIRO, Sydney, Australia)

2010

       
Sabrina Stierwalt

Professor Riccsrdo Giovanelli & Professor Martha Hayes

Environmental Influences on Dwarf Galaxy Evolution: The Group Environment

Research scientist for the California Institute of University of Technology and NASA/IPAC.

2010

       
Matiopon Tangmatitham

Professor Eanna Flanagan

 

2010

       
Nick Taylor

Professor Saul Teukolsky

Numerical Simulation of Black Hole Binaries:  Second Order Spectral Methods
 

Caltech

2010

       
James Wray

Professor Steve Squyres

High-Resolution Studies of Aqueous Environments on Ancient Mars
Assistant Professor of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology

2009

       
Steven Hailey-Dunsheath

Professor Gordon Stacey

Probing Star Formation At Low and High Redshift With Zeus, A New Submillimeter Grating Spectrometer

Caltech

2009

 

       
Abdul Hussein Kamel Mroue

Professor Saul Teukolsky

Numerical Modeling of Gravitational Waves

CITA

2009

       

Thomas Oberst

Professor Gordon Stacey

Submillimeter Spectroscopy of the Carina Nebula:  Observations, Operations and Upgrades of the South Pol Imaging Fabry-Perot Interferometer
Assistant Professor of Physics, Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA

2009

       
Patrick Taylor

Professor Jean-Luc Margot

Tidal interactions in Binary Asteroid Systems 
Research Associate, Arecibo Observ.

2009

       

David Tsang

Professor Dong Lai

Global Instabilities of Accretion Disks
Sherman Fairchild Postdoctoral Fellow, Caltech

2009

       
Yanling Wu

Professor James Houck

A Mid-Infrared Study of Blue Compact Dwarf Galaxies
Senior Associate Consultant, Mars & Co (Stamford, CT)

2008

       

Ruxandra Bondarescu

Professor Saul Teukolsky

Spin Evolution of Neutron Stars:  Nonlinear Development of the R-mode Instability
ITP, Univ. Zurich
2008         Shannon Gutenkunst

Professor James Houck

Tracing Abundances in Galaxies With the Spitzer Space Telescope Infrared Spectrograph
Freelance Scientific Editor, Crimson Interactive Pvt.Ltd, Santa Fe, NM
2008         Tanja Hinderer

Professor Eanna Flanagan

Gravitational Waves From Binary Neutron Stars and Test Particle Inspirals Into Black Holes
2008         Suniti Karunatillake

Professor Steven Squyres

A Chemical Odyssey on the Martian Surface

Assistant Professor of Physics, Rider University
2008         Brian Kent

Professor Riccardo Giovanelli

Toward the Virgo Cluster: On the Study of Neutral Hydrogen in the Local Universe
Scientific Staff Member, National Radio Astronomy Observatory
2008         Richard Kipphorn    

2008

       

Min Long

Dr. Marina Romanova

Disk Accretion to Rotating Magnetized Stars: Magnetohydrodynamic Simulations
Flash Center, Univ. of Chicago
2008         Andrew Lundgren

Professor Eanna Flanagan

Topics in theoretical Gravity
 

2008

       

Zachary Medin

Professor Dong Lai

Matter and Radiation in the Strong Magnetic Fields of Neutron Stars

 

2008

       

Ryan Yamada

 

 

2007         Taner Akgun

Professor Ira Wasserman

Precession of Neutron Stars
 
2007         Marc Berthoud

Professor Terry Herter

CO Emission From the Inner Disk Around Intermediate-Mass Stars

 
2007         John Karcz (Physics)

Professor David Chernoff

First-Principles Examination of Molecule Formation in Interstellar Grains

 
2007         Jason Marshall

Professor Terry Herter

The Decomposition of Dusty Galaxy Spectral Energy Distributions

 
2007         Jagadeep Pandian

Professor Paul Goldsmith

6.7 GHz Methanol Masers: Properties, Associations and Tracers of Galactic Structure

 
2007         Patrico Rojo

Professor Peter Gierasch

Transit Spectroscopy of the Extrasolar Planet HD209458b

 
2007         David Rothstein

Professor Richard Lovelace

The Weather Around Black Holes: Accretion Disk and Jet Evolution In GRS 1915+105 and Other Systems

 
2007         Amelie Saintonge

Professor Riccardo Giovanelli

Properties of Low Mass Dwarf Galaxies in the ALFALFA Survey

 
2007         Britt Scharringhausen

Professor Philp Nicholson

A Photometric Model of the Inclined F Ring of Saturn

 
2007         Akiko Shirakawa (Physics)

Professor Dong Lai

Topics in Theoretical Astrophysics:  Precession of Warped Disks, Oscillations of Presupernova Stars, and Thermal Evolution and Nucleosynthesis of Young Neutron Stars

 
2007         Jason Soderblom

Professor James Bell

Properties of Martian Soils, Rocks, and Atmospheric Dust Derived From Analysis of Hubble Space Telescope and Mars Exploration Rover Data

Research Scientist, Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, MIT

2007         Matt Van Adelsberg

Professor Dong Lai

Thermal Radiation From Isolated Neutron Stars: Spectra and Polarizations

 
2007         Riva (Ali) Vanderveld (Physics)

Professor Ira Wassermsn

Systematic Effects of Local Large Scale Structure on the Measured Expansion History of the Universe

 
2006         Marc Favata

Professor Eanna Flanagan

Kicking Black Holes, Crushing Neutron Stars, and the Validity of the Adiabatic Approximation For Extreme-Mass-Ratio Inspirals

 

 
2006         Elise Furlan

Professor Terry Herter

Properties and Evolution of Circumstellar Disks and Envelopes Around Young, Low-Mass Stars in the Taurus Star-Forming Region

 
2006         Timothy McConnochie

Professor James Bell

Observations of the Martian Atmosphere : THEMIS-VIS Calibration, Mesospheric Clouds, and the Polar Vortex

 
2006         Christopher Springob

Professor Martha Haynes

Cosmological Applications of HI Spectral Line Surveys

 
2006         Mark Wyman (Physics)

Professor Ira Wasserman

Cosmic Superstrings:  Observable Remnants of Brane Inflation

 
2005         Katheryn Becker

Professor James Cordes

Courting Serendipity:  The Search For Transient Radio Signals

 
2005        

Jeandrew Brink (Physics Student)

Professors Teukolsky & Wasserman

A Nonlinear Coupling Network to Capture the R-Mode Instability in Neutron Stars

 
2005         Joseph Carson

Professors Eikenberry & Houck

The Cornell High-Order Adaptive Optics Survey for Brown Dwarf Companions and Related Instrumentation Studies for Brown Dwarf Research

 

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Physics & Astronomy at College of Charleston

2005         Lynn Carter

Professor Donald Campbell

Investigating Mantling Deposits On Venus and Regoliths On Asteroids Using Radar Polarimetry

Associate Professor, Lunar and Planetory Laboratory,  Arizona
2005        

Barbara Catinella

Professor Martha Haynes

Internal Kinematics of Disk Galaxies in the Local Universe

Assistant Professor, ICRAR
2005        

Matija Cuk

Professor Joseph Burns

Dynamics and Origin of the Irregular Satellites of the Giant Planets

Research Scientist, SETI

2005        

Steven Drasco (Physics Student)

Professor Eanna Flanagan

Detecting Non-Gaussian Stochastic Signals and Gravitational Radiation From Test Particles Bound to Back holes

 
2005         Lucy Lim

Professor Steven Squyres

Asteroid Spectroscopy: I. A Thermal Infrared Survey of Asteroids II. X-Ray Fluroescence Spectroscopy of 433 EROS

Astrochemist, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

2005         Karen Masters

Professor Martha Haynes

Senior Lecturer, University of Portsmouth (UK)
NEWS: Dr Karen Masters wins Women of the Future award

Associate Professor, Haverford College
2005        

Etienne Racine (Physics Student)

Professor Eanna Flanagan

Aspects of The Motion of Extended Bodies in the Post-Newtonian Approximation To General Relativity

 
2005        

Bjoern Schmekel (Physics Student)

Professors Wassermand & Lovelace

Collisionless Beam-Radiation Processes in the Laboratory and Astrophysics

 
2005        

Kristine Spekkens

Professor Riccardo Giovanelli

Testing Cold Dark Matter Paradigm Predictions with Disk Galaxy Dynamics

Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Royal Military College of Canada

2004         Valerio Carruba

Professor Joseph Burns

Dynamics of Asteroid Families and Irregular Satellites of Jovian Planets

Professor, Department of Mathematics, Sao Paulo State University

2004         Dae-Sik Moon

Professors Ekenberry & Houck

Instrument Development for High-Speed Infrared and Optical Photometry and Observational Studies of Pulsars

Associate Professor, Department of Astronomy, University of Toronto

2004        

Eldar Noe Dobrea

Professor James Bell

Spectroscopic Searches for Water Alteration Products on Mars

Research Scientist, Planetary Science Institute

2003        

Shamibrata Chatterjee

Professor James Cordes

Neutron Star Kinematics:Pulsar Parallaxes, Bowshock Nebulae & Interstellar Medium

Research  Professor, Proncipal Research Scientist, Department of Astronomy, Cornell University

 

2003         Wynn Ho

Professor Dong Lai

Thermal Radiation from the Atmospheres of Magnetic Neutron Stars

Research Associate, Haverford College
2003         Harald Pfeiffer

Professor Saul Teukolsky

Initial Data For Black Hole Evolutions

Professor, Max  Planck Institute
2002         Jeremiah Darling

Professor Riccardo Giovanelli

The Arecibo OH Megamaser Survey

Professor, University of Colorado (Boulder)
2002         Paul Rene Estrada

Professor Steven Squyres

Formation of Satellites Around Gas Giant Planets

2002         Di Li

Professor Paul Goldsmith

Massive Cores in the Orion Molecular Cloud

Professor,  University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
2001         Charles Bradford

Professor Gordon Stacey

The Warm, Dense Gas in the Central Two Parsecs of the Galaxy: Observations with SPIFI, a New Direct-Detection Submillimeter Spectrometer

Research Scientist, JPL/Caltech
2001         David Kornreich

Professor Martha Haynes

Asymmetric Morphology and Dynamics in Spiral Galaxies

 
2001         Maura McLaughlin    
2001         John-David Smith    
2000        

Katrin Hagemann

   
2000         Walter Landry    
2000         Colleen McGee    
2000         Julie Rathbun    
1999         Jean-Luc Margot    
1999         Stephen Rinehart    
1998         Daniel Dale    
1998         James Lombardi    
1998         Jeff Moresch    
1998         Morten Nielsen    
1997         Gregory Black    
1997         Katherine Jore    
1997         Joseph Lazio    
1997         Pascal Lee    
1997         Tyler Nordgren    
1997         Marco Scodeggio    
1997         Susan Stolovoy    
1997         Peter Wilson    
1996         Brett Gladman    
1996         Arsen Hajian    
1996        

Lev Nayvelt

   
1996         Michael L. Rilee    
1996         Mark Scheel    
1996         Liese Van Zee    
1996         Debra Wolkovitch    
1995         Mathew Ashby    
1995         Matthew Class    
1995        

Sergio Gelato

   
1995        

Ignacio Mosqueira

   
1995         Denise Smith    
1995         Nikole Voght    
1995        

Alexandre Zepka

   
1994        

Jayaram Chengalur

   
1994         Tracey Evans    
1994        

Jules Goldspiel

   
1994         Douglas Hamilton    
1994         Robert Corby Hovis    
1994         David Jankowski    
1994         Dong Lai

Professors Shapiro/Salpeter

Hydrodynamical Processes in Coalescing Binary Stars

Professor of Astronomy, Cornell University

1994         Scott Lundgren Professor James Cordes  
1994         John Miles Professor James Houck  
1994         Amy Miran    
1994         Michael Doyle Smith    
1993         John Hillier Professor Joseph Veverka  
1993         Christopher Koresko    
1993         Nan-Yao Lu Professor Edwin Salpeter  
1993         Samuel Megeath Professor Terry Herter  
1993         Nicholas Stacy Professor Tor Hagfors  
1992         John Contopoulos Professor Richard Lovelace  
1991         Lars Bildsten

Professors Salpeter/Wasserman

Destruction & Excitation of Accretion Nuclei in Neutron Star Atmospheres:  Gamma-Ray Lines and X-Ray Burst

 
1991         Michael Blaskiewicz Professor James Cordes  
1991         Christopher Chyba

Professor Carl Sagan

Extraterrestrial Organic Molecules, The Heavy Bombardment, and The Terrestrial Origins of Life

 

 
1991         Andrew Clegg

Professor James Cordes

Radio Frequency Investigations of the Interstellar Medium

 

 
1991         Maren Cooke    
1991         Brett Isham

Professor Tor Hagfors

Professor, Interamerican University of Puerto Rico

 
1991         James Anthony Phillips Professor Tor Hagfors  
1991         Frederic Rasio Professors Shapiro and Teukolsky  
1991         Neil Rowlands Professor James Cordes  
1991         Anne Verbiscer Professor Joseph Veverka  
1990         Wolfram Freudling Professor Martha Haynes  
1990         Thomas Herbst Professor Steven Beckwith  
1990         Robert Kolvoord Professor Joseph Burns  
1990         Christopher Magri Professor Martha Haynes  
1990         Hugo Martel Professor Ira Wasserman  
1990         Andrew Weir Professor Peter Gierasch  
1989         Robert Jaquin    
1989         Gerald Quinlan Professors Shapiro,Salpeter & Teukolsky  
1989         Leslie Schaffer Professor Joseph Burns  
1988         Paul Graff    
1988         Loren Petrich Professors Shapiro & Teukolsky  
1988        

Alexander Pidwerbetsky

   
1988        

Inge Thiering

   
1988        

John Chi Lin Wang

Professors Wasserman & Salpeter  
1987         Michael Bicay    
1987         Wolfram Birkmayer    
1987         Perry Hacking    
1987         Guy Scott Miller    
1987         Joan Schmelz    
1987         Damon Simonelli    
1987         Michael Skrutskie    
1986         Sean Colgan    
1986         Edvige Corbelli    
1986         William Deich    
1986         Robert Duncan Jr.    
1986         Stephen Schneider    
1986         Paul Viscuso    
1985         Nathaniel Cohen    
1985         Terrance Gaetz    
1985         Julio Magalhaes    
1985         Mark Showalter    
1985         Mark Shure    
1985         John Simonetti    
1985         Gordon Stacey

Professor Martin Harwit

Far-Infrared Line Emission From the Galaxy

Professor of Astronomy, Cornell University

1984         Steven Wendell Lee    
1984         W. Reed Thompson

Professor Carl Sagan

A Physical and Chemical Study of Titan:  Atmosphere, Clouds and Hazes

 
1983         Bonnie Buratti    
1983         Rida Farouki    
1983         Glenn Lysle Hoffman, Jr.    
1982         Barbara Burns    
1982         Paul Schinder    
1982         Daniel Stinebring    
1982         Bruce Thompson    
1981         Jay Gougen    
1981         Dayton Jones    
1981         Joel Macauslan    
1981         Gary Melnick    
1981         Harry Payne    
1981         Thomas Roellig    
1981         Gary Slater    
1981         Steven Squyres

Professor Joseph Veverka

The Morphology and Evolution of Ganymede and Callistro

 
1980         Michael Burns

Theory of Electron-Positron Showers in Double Radio Sources

 
1980         Linda French

Photometric Properties of Carbonaceous Chondrites and Related Materials

 
1980         George Helou

Virgo Cluster Galaxies:  Neutral Hydrogen Studies

 
1980         Robert Hohlfed

On the Stability and Dynamics of Disk Galaxies:  Considerations On The Axisymmetric Background

 
1980         Alan Merchant

Star Clusters Containing Massive, Central Black Holes:  Evolution Calculations

 
1980         John McCarthy

Airborne Infrared Spectroscopy of Ionized Hydrogen Regions and the Galactic Center

 
1979         Patrick J. Clark

Thermal Radio Emission From Normal Spiral Galaxies

 
1979         John Connerney

Deep Crustal Electrical Conductivity in the Adirondacks

 
1979         Gordon Gullahorn

Pulsar Timing Results From Arecibo Observatory

 
1979         William Newman

Late-Stage Evolution of Supernova Remnants

 
1978         Richard Bogart

Dynamics of The Solar Convective Envelope

 
1978         Bruce Draine

Topics in the Physics of Interstellar Grains

 
1978         Edward Dunham

Occultation Studies of Planets and Satellites

 
1978         Howard Houben

Tidal Dissipation in the Solar System and the Possibility of Tidally-Driven Planetary Magnetic Dynamos

 
1978         Nathan Krumm

A Study of Neutral Hydrogen in Early-Type Galaxies in the Virgo Cluster

 
1978         Steven Peterson

A Study of Binary Galaxies:  Total Mass and the Ratio of Mass-To-Luminosity

 
1978         Peter Silvergate

Radio Recombination Lines from HII Regions

 
1978         Peter Thomas

Professors Bloom & Veverka

The Morphology of Phobos and Deimos

 
1977         John Dickey

Studies of Interstellar Neutral Hydrogen at Twenty-One Centimeter Wavelength

 
1977         Richard Gordon French

On The Theory and Analysis of Occultation Light Curves

 
1977         David Gilman

Low Energy Gamma Ray Astronomy From Apollo 16

 
1977         Michael Jacobson

Far-Infrared Photometry With An 0.4-Meter Liquid Helium Cooled Balloon-Borne Telescope

 
1977         Kathy Rages

Atmospheric Red Chromophores in the Outer Solar System

 
1977         Robert Reed

The 16 to 40 Micron Spectra of Jupiter and Venus

 
1977         Richard Saenz

Relativity and Neutron Stars:  I.  The Maximum Mass of Neutron Stars [and] II. Gravitational Waves From Stellar Collapse

 
1977         Peter Silvaggio

Experimental Determination of Molecular Absorption Coefficients for Methane and Ammonia at Low Temperatures and Model Atmospheres for the Major Planets

 
1977         Ming -Hing Tai

A Practical Hadamard Transform Spectrometer for Astronomical Application

 
1977         Peter Vitello

Hydrodynamic Studies in Astrophysics:  I.  Relativistic Expanding Non-Thermal Radio Sources; II. Optically Thick Accretion Near the Eddington Limit

 
1977         Richard Weaver

Considerations on Dense Matter in Astrophysics

 
1976         Daniel Briotta

Rocket Infrared Spectroscopy of the Zodiacal Dust Cloud

Retired, Ithaca College
1976         Brian Dennison

Astronomical Polarization Studies at Radio and Infrared Wavelengths

 
1976         Dale Pleticha

Analysis and Application of A Multi-Beam Radio Astronomy Survey

 
1976         William Rossow

The Physics of Clouds:  Applications To Other Planets

 
1976         David John Stevenson

The Interior of Jupiter

 

1976         Mark Strickman

Variability of High Energy Radiation From the Crab Pulsar, NP 532

 
1976         Dennis Ward

Far Infrared Spectroscopy of HII Regions

 
1976         Gregory Williams

Electrodynamics and the Moon -- Transport Processes

 
1975         John Durdin

The Analysis and Interpretation of Multi-Beam Radio Survey Data

 
1975         Richard Lawrence French

Dynamical Models of Dust-Filled Planetary Nebulae

 
1975         Michael Noland

Photometric Studies of Phobos, Deimos, and the Satellites of Saturn

 
1975         David Schaak

Infrared Astronomical Spectroscopy From High Altitude Aircraft

 
1975         Owen Brian Toon

Climatic Change on the Earth and Mars

 
1974        

Franklin Humprehy Briggs IV

Radio Interferometer Studies of Solar System objects

 
1974         Murray F. Campbell

High Energy Gamma-Ray Survey of Cygnus and Cassiopeia

 
1974         Robert Malone

Cooling of Superfluid Neutron Stars

 
1973         Arnold Benz

Acceleration of Solar Wind Protons and heavy Ions

 
1973        

Valetin Boriakoff

Pulsar Radio Frequency Observations With A Digital Pulsar Processor

 
1973         John Comella

Average Radio Spectra of Pulsars

 
1973        

George Ioannidis

The Application of Barker Coded Pulses

 
1973         Jonathan Katz

Models of Compact X-Ray Sources

 
1973        

Thomas McConough

The Solar Wind, The Interstellar Medium, and Jupiter

 
1973        

Vernon Pankonin

Decimeter-Wavelength Studies of Hydrogen and Carbon Recombination Lines Toward Galactic Nebulae

 
1973         Perry Phillips

Hadamard Transform Spectroscopy for Far Infrared Astronomical Observations

 
1973         Ernest Scharlemann

Aligned Rotating Magnetospheres

 
1973         Kevin Suffern

Appearance of Relativistic Stellar Systems

 
1973         Lawrence Wasserman

Studies of Planetary Atmospheres BY Stellar Occulations

 
1972         Arnold Benz

 

The Acceleration of Solar Wind Protons and Heavy Ions

 
1972         James Condon

Decimetric Spectra of Extragalactic Radio Sources

 
1972         Linda DeNoyer

Radio Continuum and 2 Cm Hydrogen Line Observations of Galactic Supernova Remnants

 
1972         Jon Hagen

A Hybrid Autocorrelator and Its Application to High Altitude Incoherent Scatter

 
1972         Victor Mansfield

Evolution and Structure of HII Regions

 
1972         Robert Reilinger

Angular and Energy Resolution In Gamma Ray Telescopes

 
1972         David Richards

Absolute Timing of Twelve Pulsars

 
1972         B. Thomas Soifer

Rocket Infrared Multicolor Observations of the Interplanetary Medium, HII Regions, and the Galactic Center Region

 
1972         Laird Whitehill

Solar System Applications of MIE Theory and of Radiative Transfer of Polarized Light

 
1971         Donald Backer

Radio Intensity Fluctuations in Pulsars

 
1971         Bruce Balick

Fine Structure in HII Regions

 
1971         Donald Campbell

Radar Interferometric Observations of Venus

Professor Emeritus of Astronomy, Cornell University

1971         Juan Antonio Castro

Study of a Possible Correlation Between Quasi-Stellar Objects and Rich Clusters of Galaxies

 
1971         Theodore Gull

Observations of Interstellar Molecular Hydrogen and Measurements of Hydrogen and Helium Fluxes From Planetary Nebulae

 
1971         Paul Joss

Carbon-Rich Stars With Helium Envelopes

 
1971         Arthur Niell

Flux Densities and Spectra of Extragalactic Radio Sources

 
1971         Alan Parrish

Meter Wavelength Observations of Galactic Radio Sources and the Galactic Disk Radiation

 
1971         Judith Pipher

Rocket Submillimeter Observations of the Galaxy and Background

 
1971         Steven Soter

Studies of Terrestrial Planets

 
1971         Gustave Zeissig

Observations and Analysis of Interplanetary Scintillation

 
1970         Allen Boozer

Late Stages of Stellar Evolution Carbon-Oxygen Stars and Neutron Stars

 
1970         Harold D. Craft, Jr.

Radio Observations of the Pulse Profiles and Dispersion Measures of Twelve Pulsars

VP Emeritus, Exec. Vice Pres., Sr. University Consultant, Cornell Univ.

1970         Kris David Davidson

Photoionizaton of Gas Clouds by Non-Thermal Radiation Spectra

 
1970         Hee-Jae Lee

Wave-Particle Interaction in Whistler Mode Wave Packet - A Computer Study

 
1970         Richard V. E. Lovelace

Theory and Analysis of Interplanetary Scintillations

Professor Emeritus of Applied Engineering Physics & Astronomy, Cornell University

1969         David Hollenbach

Physical Adsorption and the Molecular Hydrogen Densities of Interstellar Clouds

 
1968         Alfred Dunklee

Experiment To Measure Secondary Ion-Electron Emission on Dielectrics

 
1968         James Henshaw

Simulating Comet Orbits With an N-Body Program

 
1968         Raymond Jurgens

A Study of the Average and Anomalous Radar Scattering From the Surface of Venus at 70 Cm Wavelength

 
1968         John Lease

Bolometers For infrared Astronomy

 
1968         Thomas Manwell

Error Analysis For A Chopper-Modulated Infra-Red Detection System

 
1968         Perry G. Phillips

A Multislit Grating Spectrometer

 
1968         Michael Werner

Observations of Interstellar Molecular Hydrogen

 
1967         Giles Beaudet

Carbon Burning Stars

 
1967         David DeYoung

Stellar Collisions and the Evolution Energetic Extragalactic Objects

 
1967         Franco Einaudi

Higher Approximation in the Theory of Longitudinal Plasma Oscillation

 
1967         Robert C. Newman

Some Problems In Cosmic Gas Dynamics

 
1967        

Giovanni Emillo Perona

Problems In Macroscopi and Kinetic Plasma Theory

 
1967        

Vahe Petrosian

Photoneutrino and Other Neutrino Processes in Astrophysics

 
1967        

Michal Simon

Problems In High Energy Astrophysics

 
1967         C. Bruce Tarter

Radiative Transfer in A Gas Excited By X-Rays

 
1966         A.B. Friedland

Adiabatic Invariant Trapped Radiation Shells and Cosmic Ray Cutoffs in Models of the Magnetosphere Distorted By the Solar Wind Plasma

 
1966         Edward Jenkins

The Interpretation of Atmospheric Fluorescence Signals From Multijoule Cosmic Ray Air Showers

 
1966         Leonard Solomon

Study of Flare Stars

 
1966         George Thome

Study of Large-Scale Traveling Disturbances in the Ionosphere Using the Arecibo UHF Radar

 
1965         Philip Fanson

Noise Analysis of Correlation Using Phase Detectors With Application To 430 MC/S Polarimeter

 
1965         J. E.Felten

Inverse Compton Photons, Cosmic Electrons, and Related Problems in Particle Astrophysics

 
1965         Harry Hardebeck

Radiometric Observations of Jupiter, Venus and Mars at 430 MC/S

 
1965         Stanton Pole

The Dust Belt of The Earth

 
1965         T. W. Thompson

A Study of Radar-Scattering Behavior of Lunar Craters at 70 CM

 
1965         Hugh Van Horn

Nuclear Reaction Rates in Extremely Dense Matter

 
1963         H. C. Carlson, Jr.

Ionospheric Characteristic Parameters to 10,000 Km

 
1963         Peter Goldreich

Secular Changes in the Solar Systems

 
1963         Robert Gould

The Interstellar Abundance of the Hydrogen Molecule

 
1962         Martin Dwarkin

Professor Thomas Gold

Masters Degree - Magnetic Effects of Geomagnetically Trapped Particles

 
1962         Stanton Peale

Professor Thomas Gold

Masters Degree - Plasma Sheaths and Their Effects On Antennas

 
1961         Richard Fritz

Professor Cohen

Masters Degree -  Measurement of Faraday Dispersion in Type II Solar Events

 
1960         Benny Klock

Reticles For the Photoelectric Recording of Stellar Transits

 
1960         Mumtaz Zaidi

Professor Edwin Salpeter

Lamb Shift Excitation Energy In the Ground State of The Helium Atom

 
1958         Joseph Bird

Professor Edwin Salpeter

Massive Condensations in Interstellar Matter and Stellar Associations

 
1956         Gian-Carlo Rumni

Professor Benjamin Nichols

VHF Radar Echoes Associated With Atmospheric Phenomena

 
1955         Betty Mintz

Determination of Terrestrial Position By Fixed Altitude Observations of the Stars

 
1954         Carl Greifinger

Professor Edwin Salpeter

Mass Corrections to the Hyperfine Structure of Deuterium

 
1953         Jack Goldstein

Professor Edwin Salpeter

Properties of Bound State Solutions To The Relativistic Two-Body Equation

 
1952         William Newcomb

Professor Edwin Salpeter

Hyperfine Structure in Hydrogen and Deuterium

 

 
1951         Vera Rubin

Evidence For A Rotating Universe As Determined From An Analysis of Radial Velocities of External Galaxies

 
1951        

Ernest K. Smith, Jr.

The Sporadic E Region of the Ionosphere and Its Effect Upon Television

 
1951         George Thome

A Study of Large-Scale Traveling Disturbances In The Ionosphere Using The Arecibo UHF Radar

 
               
               
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