Instrumentation & Device Development

Faculty/Scientists


Karl Gebhardt

Professor

Research Interests

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

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

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


Mary Kay Hemenway

Research Affiliate - Research Fellow

Research Interests

Astronomy education.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

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


Gary Hill

Research Professor

Research Interests

Observational cosmology; radio galaxies and quasars; astronomical instrumentation.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

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


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.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

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


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.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

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


Hanshin Lee

Research Scientist

Research Interests

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

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

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


Phillip MacQueen

Senior Research Scientist

Research Interests

Instrumentation, CCD detectors, exoplanets, the Galaxy halo.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Planetary Systems, Stars, Instrumentation & Device Development


Sarah Tuttle

Research Associate

Research Interests

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

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

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

Staff


Brian Vattiat

Research Engineer/Scientist Associate III

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Instrumentation & Device Development, HETDEX: Dark Energy Experiment

Postdocs


Hwihyun Kim

Research Affiliate - Postdoctoral

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Stars, Interstellar, Instrumentation & Device Development, IGRINS

23 October 2014
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