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Bash, Frank
Professor

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 15.204
(512) 471-3373
fnb@astro.as.utexas.edu
homepage
Large-scale structure of spiral galaxies; star formation on large scales.
Bromm, Volker
Assistant Professor

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 16.214
(512) 471-3432
vbromm@astro.as.utexas.edu
homepage
Formation of the first stars and quasars; high-redshift supernovae and metal enrichment; supermassive black hole formation; gamma-ray bursts; reionization of the intergalactic medium; present-day star formation; computational astrophysics.
Dinerstein, Harriet
Professor

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 16.324
(512) 471-3449
harriet@astro.as.utexas.edu
homepage
Planetary nebulae; abundances in gaseous nebulae; infrared, optical, and ultraviolet spectroscopy of emission lines; extragalactic H II regions and star formation in disk galaxies; classical novae.
Douglas, James
Professor Emeritus

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 13.134
(512) 471-8434
jnd@astro.as.utexas.edu
homepage
Observational radio astronomy; extragalactic radio sources; long wavelength emission from Jupiter.
Evans, Neal
Professor

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 17.344
(512) 471-4396
nje@astro.as.utexas.edu
homepage
Molecular clouds; star formation; millimeter, submillimeter, and infrared astronomy.
Gebhardt, Karl
Associate Professor
Undergraduate Advisor

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 16.218
(512) 471-1473
gebhardt@astro.as.utexas.edu
homepage
Formation and evolution of galaxies; dynamics of stellar systems; study of supermassive black holes.
Harvey, Paul
Professor

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 16.230
(512) 471-3452
pmh@astro.as.utexas.edu
homepage
Infrared studies of the interstellar medium; star formation; infrared imaging.
Hemenway, Mary Kay
Senior Lecturer

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 13.126
(512) 471-1309
marykay@astro.as.utexas.edu
homepage
Astronomy education.
Jaffe, Daniel
Professor
Assistant Chair
Interstellar Research Group Contact

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 17.218
(512) 471-3425
dtj@astro.as.utexas.edu
homepage
Infrared spectroscopy of protostars and star forming clouds; submillimeter observations of interstellar gas, star formation regions, and protostars; physics of the dense interstellar medium; instrumentation for infrared spectroscopy.
Jefferys, William
Professor

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 16.236
(512) 471-1455
bill@astro.as.utexas.edu
homepage
Astrometry; celestial mechanics; statistics.
Jogee, Shardha
Assistant Professor

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 16.224
(512) 471-1395
sj@astro.as.utexas.edu
homepage
Formation, Structure, and Evolution of Disk Galaxies. Impact of Bars and Mergers on Galaxy Evolution. Galactic/Bar Dynamics. Starbursts and AGN.
Komatsu, Eiichiro
Assistant Professor

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 16.210
(512) 471-1483
komatsu@astro.as.utexas.edu
homepage
Cosmic microwave background radiation anisotropy and polarization; inflationary scenarios of the early universe; alternative theories of gravity; radio band observational cosmology.
Kormendy, John
Professor

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 15.326
(512) 471-8191
kormendy@astro.as.utexas.edu
homepage
Supermassive black holes in galactic nuclei; structure and dynamics of galaxies; secular evolution of galaxies; dark matter; galaxy formation and evolution.
Kumar, Pawan
Professor

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 17.204
(512) 471-3412
pk@astro.as.utexas.edu
homepage
Gamma-ray bursts; helioseismology; binary stars; tidal interaction; accretion disks; cosmology.
Lacy, John
Professor
Graduate Studies Committee Chair

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 16.332
(512) 471-1469
lacy@astro.as.utexas.edu
homepage
Infrared astronomical spectroscopy; infrared studies of interstellar molecules; studies of ionized gas in the Galactic Center; development of high- resolution infrared spectrographs.
Lambert, David
Professor
Director McDonald Observatory

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 15.208
(512) 471-3300
director@astro.as.utexas.edu
homepage
Stellar atmospheres; chemical composition of stars; chemical evolution of the universe.
Nather, R. Edward
Professor Emeritus

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 17.310
(512) 471-6417
nather@astro.as.utexas.edu
homepage
Observational studies of interacting binary collapsed stars; asteroseismology of white dwarfs; the Whole Earth Telescope.
Robinson, Edward
Professor
Stars Research Group Contact

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 17.318
(512) 471-3401
elr@astro.as.utexas.edu
homepage
Observational studies of white dwarfs, neutron stars, and black holes; cataclysmic variables, low-mass X-ray binaries, X-ray transients; pulsating white dwarfs.
Scalo, John
Professor

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 17.220
(512) 471-6446
parrot@astro.as.utexas.edu
homepage
Star formation; interstellar medium; turbulence; galaxy evolution; complex systems; astrobiology.
Shapiro, Paul
Professor

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 16.204
(512) 471-9422
shapiro@astro.as.utexas.edu
homepage
Theoretical astrophysics: cosmology, galaxy formation, the interstellar medium, the intergalactic medium, interstellar dust grains, astrophysical hydrodynamics.
Shields, Gregory
Professor

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 15.224
(512) 471-1402
shields@astro.as.utexas.edu
homepage
Active galactic nuclei; supermassive black holes; chemical evolution of galaxies.
Sneden, Chris
Professor

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 15.310A
(512) 471-1349
chris@astro.as.utexas.edu
homepage
Chemical composition of stars; stellar evolution; galactic nucleosynthesis.
Weinberg, Steven
Professor

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 9.306
(512) 471-4394
weinberg@physics.as.utexas.edu
homepage
Theoretical astrophysics and cosmology.
Wheeler, J. Craig
Professor
Graduate Advisor
Theory Research Group Contact

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 17.230
(512) 471-6407
wheel@astro.as.utexas.edu
homepage
Stellar evolution; supernovae; accretion discs; gamma-ray bursts, astrobiology.
Wills, Derek
Professor

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 13.136
(512) 471-1392
oo7@astro.as.utexas.edu
homepage
Statistical properties of quasars.
Winget, Don
Professor
Department Chair

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 15.218
(512) 471-3302
chairman@astro.as.utexas.edu
homepage
Theory and observation: cosmochronology; evolution of the Milky Way; late stages of stellar evolution; stellar pulsations; the Whole Earth Telescope.
 








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