Research

Interstellar Group

HII Regions & Planetary Nebulae

Star Formation & Protoplanetary Disks

Spitzer Legacy Project: c2d

Spitzer Legacy Project: Gould's Belt

Interstellar Group

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Faculty/Scientists

Publications


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Frank Bash

Professor Emeritus

Research Interests

Large-scale structure of spiral galaxies; star formation on large scales.

Group Areas

Interstellar


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Harriet Dinerstein

Professor

Research Interests

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.

Group Areas

Stars, Chemical Abundances, Interstellar, HII Regions & Planetary Nebulae


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Neal Evans

Professor

Research Interests

Molecular clouds; star formation; millimeter, submillimeter, and infrared astronomy.

Group Areas

Interstellar, Star Formation & Protoplanetary Disks, Spitzer Legacy Project: c2d, Spitzer Legacy Project: Gould's Belt


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Joel Green

Research Associate

Research Interests

Spitzer Instrument Team: IRS_Disks; Spitzer: Jets and Outflows; Herschel: Protostars and protoplanetary disks.

Group Areas

Interstellar, Star Formation & Protoplanetary Disks


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Paul Harvey

Senior Research Scientist

Research Interests

Infrared studies of the interstellar medium; star formation; infrared imaging.

Group Areas

Interstellar, Star Formation & Protoplanetary Disks, Spitzer Legacy Project: Gould's Belt


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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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Jeong-Eun Lee

Visiting Professor

Group Areas

Interstellar


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Daniel Lester

Research Fellow

Research Interests

Infrared emission lines; abundances in H II regions; infrared studies of star formation; starburst galaxies.

Group Areas

Interstellar, Star Formation & Protoplanetary Disks

Graduate Students

Publications


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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


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Kyle Kaplan

Graduate Student

Group Areas

Interstellar


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Manuel Merello

Graduate Student

Group Areas

Interstellar


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Nalin Vutisalchavakul

Graduate Student

Group Areas

Extragalactic, Interstellar


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Yao-Lun Yang

Graduate Student

Group Areas

Interstellar


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Mo (Emma) Yu

Graduate Student

Group Areas

Planetary Systems, Interstellar

Staff

Publications


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Cynthia Brooks

Research Engineer/Scientist Associate IV

Group Areas

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