Research

Instrumentation & Device Development

EXES: mid-IR spectrograph

GMTNIRS

HETDEX: Dark Energy Experiment

IGRINS

Micromachined Silicon Diffractive Optics

Instrumentation & Device Development

Faculty/Scientists

Publications


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Cynthia Brooks

Research Engineer/Scientist Associate IV

Group Areas

Interstellar, Instrumentation & Device Development, GMTNIRS, IGRINS, Micromachined Silicon Diffractive Optics


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Karl Gebhardt

Professor

Research Interests

Formation and evolution of galaxies; dynamics of stellar systems; study of supermassive black holes.

Group Areas

Extragalactic, Black Holes & AGN, Dark Matter, Instrumentation & Device Development, HETDEX: Dark Energy Experiment


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Mary Kay Hemenway

Research Fellow

Research Interests

Astronomy education.

Group Areas

Stars, Instrumentation & Device Development, EXES: mid-IR spectrograph


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Gary Hill

Research Professor

Research Interests

Observational cosmology; radio galaxies and quasars; astronomical instrumentation.

Group Areas

Extragalactic, Instrumentation & Device Development, HETDEX: Dark Energy Experiment


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Daniel Jaffe

Professor

Research Interests

Infrared spectroscopy of young stars, protostars, young planetary systems, and star forming clouds; physics of the dense interstellar medium; observations of young brown dwarfs. Instrumentation for infrared spectroscopy. Fabrication of diffractive devices for ground and space based spectroscopy of astronomical objects and greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere.

Group Areas

Interstellar, HII Regions & Planetary Nebulae, Star Formation & Protoplanetary Disks, Spitzer Legacy Project: c2d, Instrumentation & Device Development, EXES: mid-IR spectrograph, GMTNIRS, IGRINS, Micromachined Silicon Diffractive Optics


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John Lacy

Professor

Research Interests

Infrared astronomical spectroscopy; infrared studies of interstellar molecules; studies of ionized gas in the Galactic Center; development of high-resolution infrared spectrographs.

Group Areas

Interstellar, HII Regions & Planetary Nebulae, Star Formation & Protoplanetary Disks, Spitzer Legacy Project: Gould's Belt, Instrumentation & Device Development, EXES: mid-IR spectrograph


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Martin Landriau

Research Fellow

Research Interests

Cosmology: CMB, large scale structure, cosmic strings; Software development: HETDEX; Galaxies: galactic dynamics.

Group Areas

Instrumentation & Device Development, HETDEX: Dark Energy Experiment


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Hanshin Lee

Research Associate

Research Interests

Astronomical instrumentation; focal-plane wide-field wavefront sensing; active alignment control of imaging systems; adaptive image compensation/recovery; phase-retrieval.

Group Areas

Extragalactic, Instrumentation, Instrumentation & Device Development, GMTNIRS, HETDEX: Dark Energy Experiment, IGRINS


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Phillip MacQueen

Senior Research Scientist

Research Interests

Instrumentation, CCD detectors, exoplanets, the Galaxy halo.

Group Areas

Planetary Systems, Stars, Instrumentation & Device Development


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Sarah Tuttle

Research Associate

Research Interests

Intergalactic Medium; Galaxy formation and evolution; Large Scale Structure; Matter distribution in galaxies.

Group Areas

Extragalactic, Instrumentation, Secular Evolution, Star Formation (Extragalactic), Instrumentation & Device Development, HETDEX: Dark Energy Experiment

Staff

Publications


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Dave Perry

Resarch Engineer/Scientist Associate III, BME

Group Areas

Instrumentation & Device Development, HETDEX: Dark Energy Experiment


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Richard Savage

Project Manager

Group Areas

Instrumentation & Device Development, HETDEX: Dark Energy Experiment


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Brian Vattiat

Research Engineer/Scientist Associate III

Group Areas

Instrumentation & Device Development, HETDEX: Dark Energy Experiment

Graduate Students

Publications


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Taylor Chonis

Graduate Student

Research Interests

UV, optical, and infrared astronomical Instrumentation; Systems engineering; VPH Gratings; Spectral imaging; High-redshift galaxies.

Group Areas

Extragalactic, Instrumentation, Instrumentation & Device Development, HETDEX: Dark Energy Experiment


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Michael Gully-Santiago

Graduate Student

Research Interests

Discovery and characterization of very low mass stars and brown dwarfs; star and planet formation; infrared astronomical spectroscopy; innovative technologies for astronomical instrumentation; electron beam lithography; semiconductor processing; optical metrology

Group Areas

Interstellar, Star Formation & Protoplanetary Disks, Instrumentation & Device Development, GMTNIRS, IGRINS, Micromachined Silicon Diffractive Optics