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Allende Prieto, Carlos
Research Scientist

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 15.222
(512) 471-6493
callende@astro.as.utexas.edu
homepage
Stellar atmospheres. Spectroscopic analysis of stellar spectra. Chemical composition of stars.
Barnes III, Thomas
Senior Research Scientist

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 16.228
(512) 471-1301
tgb@astro.as.utexas.edu
homepage
Observational aspects of variable stars, particularly distance scale issues for Cepheid and RR Lyrae variables.
Benedict, Fritz
Senior Research Scientist

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 16.222
(512) 471-3448
fritz@astro.as.utexas.edu
homepage
Space astrometry; search for extrasolar planetary systems; surface photometry of galaxies; barred galaxies.
Booth, John
Research Engineer

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 17.206
(512) 471-3416
booth@astro.as.utexas.edu
 
Cochran, Anita
Senior Research Scientist
Assistant Director

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 15.212
(512) 471-1471
anita@astro.as.utexas.edu
homepage
Primitive bodies in the solar system; chemical composition of comets; the Kuiper belt, CONTOUR Mission Science Team.
Cochran, William
Senior Research Scientist

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 16.342
(512) 471-6474
wdc@astro.as.utexas.edu
homepage
Searches for extrasolar planetary systems; high-precision measurements of stellar radial velocity variations; variable stars; planetary atmospheres; comets; asteroids.
Cornell, Mark
Research Scientist

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 15.316
(512) 471-3423
cornell@astro.as.utexas.edu
homepage
Structure and dynamics of galaxies; galaxy formation and evolution; pseudobulges in disk galaxies; surface photometry; wide-field imaging surveys and virtual observatories; applications software for astronomical image processing.
Duncan, Rob
Senior Research Scientist

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 17.328
(512) 471-7426
duncan@astro.as.utexas.edu
homepage
Magnetars (ultra-magnetized neutron stars) and their possible observable consequences for soft gamma repeaters, anomalous X-ray pulsars, gamma-ray bursts, supernovae, cosmic rays, and old galactic neutron stars.
Hill, Gary
Senior Research Scientist
Extragalactic Research Group Contact

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 17.320
(512) 471-1477
hill@astro.as.utexas.edu
homepage
Observational cosmology; radio galaxies and quasars; astronomical instrumentation.
Hoeflich, Peter
Senior Research Scientist

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 17.214
(512) 471-3397
pah@alla.as.utexas.edu
homepage
Supernovae; explosion mechanisms; cosmology; radiation transfer; radiation hydrodynamis; non-LTE; nucleosynthesis; molecule formation; progenitor evolution.
Lester, Daniel
Research Scientist

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 16.336
(512) 471-3442
dfl@astro.as.utexas.edu
homepage
Infrared emission lines; abundances in H II regions; infrared studies of star formation; starburst galaxies.
MacQueen, Philip
Research Scientist

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 17.334
(512) 471-1470
pjm@astro.as.utexas.edu
 
McArthur, Barbara
Research Scientist

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 16.232
(512) 471-3411
mca@astro.as.utexas.edu
 
Palunas, Povilas
Research Scientist

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 16.328
(512) 471-3405
palunas@astro.as.utexas.edu
 
Shelus, Peter
Senior Research Scientist

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 15.308
(512) 471-3339
pjs@astro.as.utexas.edu
Small Solar System body motions; time: laser ranging; Earth and lunar dynamics; stellar astrometry.
Shetrone, Matthew
Research Scientist

ADS | astro-ph
McDonald Observatory
(432) 426-4168
shetrone@astro.as.utexas.edu
Observational techniques; queue scheduled telescopes; galactic nucleosynthesis; stellar evolution.
Trafton, Laurence
Senior Research Scientist

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 16.326
(512) 471-1476
lmt@astro.as.utexas.edu
homepage
Planetary atmospheres; volatile transport; evolution of the solar system.
Tull, Bob
Senior Research Scientist

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 13.134
(512) 471-8434
rgt@astro.as.utexas.edu
homepage
Astronomical instrumentation.
von Hippel, Ted
Research Scientist

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 16.314
(512) 471-3464
ted@astro.as.utexas.edu
History and age of Galactic and local group stellar populations; observational constraints on stellar evolution; automated spectral classification; search for planets around white dwarfs; detection of biosignatures.
Wills, Beverley
Research Scientist

ADS | astro-ph
RLM 17.324
(512) 471-3424
bev@astro.as.utexas.edu
homepage
Active galactic nuclei from radio to x-ray wavelengths.
 








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