Astronomy Alumni & PhD Theses

2024
DeNigris, Nat
  •  "TolTEC: A New Multichroic Imaging Polarimeter for the Large Millimeter Telescope" Chair: G. Wilson
2023
Betti, Sarah K. 
  • Probing the Physical Mechanisms Responsible for Brown Dwarf and Giant Planet Formation, Chair: K. Follette
Sokol, Alyssa
2022
McKinney, Jed (Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Texas, Austin, TX)
Kamienesky, Patrick 
Huang, Shuiyao
  • "A New Galactic Wind Model For Cosmological Simulations"  Chair: N. Katz
Ji, Zhiyuan
  • "The Physics Of Galaxy Quenching At Cosmic Noon Epoch", Chair: M. Giavalisco
2021
N/A
 
2020
N/A
 
2019
Petersen, Michael (Postdoctorial Researcher, Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris)
Butcher, Zhon
Gatches, Brandt (Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Cologne)
Pokhrel, Riwaj (Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Toledo)
Lim, Seunghwan (CITA Postdoctoral Fellow, University of British Columbia)

Tang, Yuping (Postdoctoral Fellow, Chinese Academy of Sciences South America Center for Astronomy)

2018
Grasha, Kathryn (Postdoctoral Fellow, ANU Australia)
Gim, Hansung (Postdoctoral Fellow, Montana State University)
2017
Battisti, Andrew (Postdoctoral Fellow, ANU Australia)
Burchett, Joseph (Tenure Track Faculty, New Mexico State University)
 Lee, BoMee 
  • "Intrinsic characteristics of galaxies in the distant Universe: The correlation between galaxy morphology and star formation activity", Chair: M. Giavalisco
 
2016
Kirkpatrick, Allison (Faculty, University of Kansas)
Cybulski, J. Ryan (CVS Health, Boston, MA)
Lee, BoMee (Postdoctoral Fellow, IPAC/Caltech)
Roberts, Shawn (US Census Bureau)
2015
Lu, Zhankui (Amazon)
2014
Li, Yiming (Software Engineer, Bloomberg)
Williams, Christina (NSF fellow, University of Arizona)
Alberts, Stacey (Assistant Research Professor, University of Arizona)
2013
Johnson, Seth (California State Government)
2012
Guo, Yicheng (Faculty, University of Missouri)
Yoon, Ilsang (Staff Scientist NAASC/ALMA (VA))
2011
Liu, Guilin (Faculty, USTC, Hefei, China)
Dong, Hui (postdoctoral fellow, IAA-CSIC, Granada, Spain)
Hong, Sungryong (Researcher, KIAA, Seoul, Korea)
Chen, Yuxi (IBM)
Song, Limin (fellow, Mayo Clinic)
2010
Borthakur, Sanchayeeta (Tenure-track Faculty, Arizona State University)
Lu, Yu (postdoctoral fellow, KIPAC/Stanford)
Li, Yun (analyst, Standard and Poor's)
2009
Scott, Kimberly (data scientist, University of Virginia Health System)
Tang, Shikui (research fellow, Massachusetts General Hospital)
Austermann, Jason (NIST)
Logan, Daniel (faculty, QUEST University Canada)
Li, Zhiyuan (Professor, Nanjing University, China)
2008
Goeller, Rob (engineer, General Electric)
Fischer, William (postdoctoral fellow, NASA/GSFC)
2007
Choi, Junhwan (postdoctoral fellow, Univ. of Texas)
Stojimirovic, Irena (faculty, MiraCosta College)
Keres, Dusan (Professor, UC San Diego)
Ji, Li (faculty, Purple Mountain Observatory, China)
2005
Ngeow, Chow Choong (Professor, National Central University, Taiwan)
2004
Iono, Daisuke (ALMA Project Scientist, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan)
2003
Bouche, Nicolas F. (Astronomer, Inst. of Astrophysics & Planetology, France)
De Vries, Christopher (senior developer, Hindsait, Inc.)
2001
Nikolaev, Sergei
2000
Adams, Joseph D. (research associate, Cornell University)
Muzerolle, James C. (astronomer, Space Telescope Science Institute)
Rosenberg, Jessica L. (Professor, George Mason University)
Beristain(-Kendall), Georgina (Adjunct faculty, Alfred University)
1999
Millan-gabet, Rafael (scientist, NASA Exoplanet Science Institute; PHYSICS PhD)
Brunt, Christopher M. (Lecturer, Univ. of Exeter, UK)
Dickens, James (faculty, Montgomery Bell Academy)
Lovell, Amy (Professor, Agnes Scott College)
1998
Hiriart, David (senior staff, UNAM, Mexico)
1996
Allen, Lori E. (scientist, Director of Kitt Peak National Observatory)
Meyer, Michael R. (Professor, ETH, Switzerland)
Murali, Chigurupati (analyst, A.R.T. Advisors)
Spitzak, John G. (Computational astrophysics consultant, US Naval Observatory)
1995
Hillenbrand, Lynne A. (Professor, Caltech)
Bergin, Edward A. (Professor, Univ. of Michigan)
McGonagle, Douglas (Pastor, Easthampton, MA)
Dutkevitich, Diane (Professor, Yavapai College)
1994
Buckley, David (Professor of Physics, East Stroudsbury University)
Carpenter, John M. (Scientist, ALMA Observatory)
1993
Knezek, Patricia M. (Deputy Director of Astronomical Science Division, NSF)
Ge, Weiguo
Xie, Shuding
1992
Lee, Youngung (scientist, Korea Astronomy Observatory)
Xie, Taoling (CEO, HierStar Ltd., China)
Jarrett, Thomas H. (astronomer, Univ. of Cape Town)
1991
Welty, Alan (scientist, Space Telescope Science Institute)
1990
Madden, Suzanne C. (scientist, CEA Saclay, France)
Minh, Young Chol (scientist, Korea Astronomy & Space Science Institute, President of Korean Astronomical Society)
Morgan, James A. (software engineer, Novii Design)
Olson, Kevin (Research Professor, Drexel University)
Salas-Casales, Luis (Scientist, Institute of Astronomy, UNAM, Mexico)
Tauber, Jan A. (scientist, ESA/ESTeC, Netherlands, Project Scientist for PLANCK)
Waller, William H. (faculty, Rockport High School, MA)
1989
Alonso, Jose L. (staff, Arecibo Observatory)
Kinzel, Wayne M. (astronomer, Space Telescope Science Institute)
Taylor, David K. (astronomer, Space Telescope Science Institute)
Lis, Dariusz C. (scientist, Caltech)
Tacconi-Garman, Lowell E. (astronomer, European Southern Observatory, Germany)
Smith, Beverly J. (faculty, East Tennessee State University)
1988
Tacconi-Garman, Linda J. (scientist, Max Planck Institute, Germany)
Moriarty-Schieven, Gerald H. (astronomer, National Research Council of Canada)
1987
Lord, Steven D. (astronomer, IPAC/Caltech)
Swade, Daryl A. (astronomer, Space Telescope Science Institute)
Kenney, Jeffrey D. (Professor, Yale University)
McIntosh, Gordon C. (Professor, University of Minnosota Morris; Physics PhD)
  • "Polarization Properties of SiO Masers", Chair: R. Predmore.
1986
Hemeon-Heyer, Mark H. (Research Professor, Univ. of Massachusetts)
Argon, Alice L. (staff, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory)
1985
Clemens, Dan P. (Professor, Boston University; Physics PhD)
Kleiner, Steven C. (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics)
1984
Arquilla, Richard (Northrop Grumman)
O'Dea, Christopher P. (Professor, University of Manitoba)
Clifford, Stephen M.
Hartke, Gregory J. (engineer, Northrop Grumman)
Barvainis, Richard E. (program manager, National Science Foundation)
Carroll, Timothy J. (deceased)
1983
Good, John (astronomer, IPAC/Caltech)
Damashek, Marc (scientist, NSA)
Robinson, Steven E. (staff scientist, MIT Lincoln Laboratory)
1982
Balonek, Thomas J. (Professor, Colgate University)
Lane, Adair P. (retired, astronomer, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory)
Thompson, William T. (scientist, NASA/GSFC)
1981
Backus, Peter R. (astronomer, SETI Institute)
  • "A Study of Pulsar Evolution Through Timing and Single Pulse Observation", Chair: J. Taylor.
Bally, John (Professor, Univ. of Colorado)
1980
Hansen II, Stanley S.
Sloan, John S.
1979
Lockman, Felix J. (scientist, NRAO)
Fowler, Lee A. (deceased)
Harding, Alice K. (scientist, NASA Goddard)
1978
Esposito, Larry W. (Professor, Univ. of Colorado)
Cardiasmenos, Apostle G. (deceased, President, ESSCO/L-3 Communications)
  • "Prototype Maser Amplifiers for Three Millimeter Wavelength", Chair: K. S. Yngvesson.
1977
Helfand, David (Professor, Columbia University)
Harding, David S. (Physics PhD)
  • "Neutron Star Crust-Neutron Superfluid Frictional Forces", Chair: G. Greenstein.
Oegerle, William R. (Director, NASA Astrophysics Science Division)
Guthrie, Paul D. (novelist; Physics PhD)
1976
Kapitzky, John E. (software consultant)
Smartt, Raymond (deceased, astronomer, National Solar Observatory)
Bechis, Kenneth P. (NASA astronaut, Chief Technology Officer, Northrup Grumman)
1975
Hulse, Russell A. (Professor, Univ. of Texas Dallas, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1993; Physics PhD)
Walstad, Allan M. (Professor, Univ. of Pittsburgh at Johnstown)
1974
Heaton, Harold I. (Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory)
Kawata, Yoshijuki (Professor, Kanazawa Institute of Technology, Japan)
1972
Peterson, Floyd William
  • "Physical Models of Radio Outbursts in Extragalactic Radio Sources", Chair: W. Dent.