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.
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