Stars Group

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Faculty/Scientists


Taft Armandroff

Director

Research Interests

Dwarf spheroidal galaxies, stellar populations in the Galaxy and nearby galaxies, globular clusters, and astronomical instrumentation.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Stars, Extragalactic


Thomas G Barnes III

Research Affiliate - Research Fellow

Research Interests

Observational aspects of variable stars, particularly distance scale issues for Cepheid and RR Lyrae variables.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Stars, Galactic Structure, Stellar Pulsation


G. Fritz Benedict

Senior Research Scientist

Research Interests

Space astrometry; search for extrasolar planetary systems; surface photometry of galaxies; barred galaxies.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Planetary Systems, Extrasolar Planetary Systems, Stars, Cool Stars, Galactic Structure, Space Astrometry


Michel Breger

Adjunct Professor

Research Interests

Stellar astrophysics: the formation, structure and evolution of stars; asteroseismology; photometry and polarimetry.
Theory and Observations of Pulsating Stars

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Stars


Barbara Castanheira

Research Fellow

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Stars


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.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

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


Cynthia Froning

Research Affiliate - Research Fellow

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Stars


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


David Lambert

Professor

Research Interests

Stellar atmospheres; chemical composition of stars; chemical evolution of the universe.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Stars, Chemical Abundances


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


Andrew Mann

Research Affiliate - Postdoctoral

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Planetary Systems, Stars


Barbara McArthur

Research Affiliate - Research Fellow

Research Interests

HST Astrometry; extrasolar planets; dynamics.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Planetary Systems, Extrasolar Planetary Systems, Stars, Cool Stars, Space Astrometry


Mike Montgomery

Research Scientist

Research Interests

Pulsation and seismology of white dwarf stars, nonlinear light curve modeling, numerical and theoretical studies of convection, evolution of white dwarf stars, constitutive physics of white dwarfs (crystallization, diffusion), Science Director of Whole Earth Telescope.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Stars, Compact Objects, Stellar Pulsation, Whole Earth Telescope, Theory, Asteroseismology, White Dwarfs


Ivan Ramirez

Research Fellow

Research Interests

Chemical abundances of planet-host stars; solar twins and solar siblings; Galactic chemical evolution; stellar granulation.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Planetary Systems, Stars, Chemical Abundances


Edward L Robinson

Professor

Research Interests

Observational studies of white dwarfs, neutron stars, and black holes; cataclysmic variables, low-mass X-ray binaries, X-ray transients; pulsating white dwarfs.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Stars


Matthew Shetrone

Senior Research Scientist

Research Interests

Observational techniques; queue scheduled telescopes; galactic nucleosynthesis; stellar evolution.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Stars


Chris Sneden

Professor

Research Interests

Chemical composition of stars; stellar evolution; galactic nucleosynthesis.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Stars, Chemical Abundances


Robert G Tull

Senior Research Scientist

Research Interests

Astronomical instrumentation.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Stars


Don Winget

Professor

Research Interests

Theory and observation: cosmochronology; evolution of the Milky Way; late stages of stellar evolution; stellar pulsations; white dwarf stars as dark matter detectors; the Whole Earth Telescope.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Stars, Compact Objects, Stellar Pulsation, Whole Earth Telescope, Theory, Asteroseismology, White Dwarfs

Postdocs


Monika Adamow

Research Affiliate - Postdoctoral

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Planetary Systems, Stars


Sudha Arumalla

Postdoctoral Fellow

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Stars


Natalie Gosnell

Postdoctoral Fellow

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Stars


Hwihyun Kim

Research Affiliate - Postdoctoral

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Stars, Interstellar, Instrumentation & Device Development, IGRINS

Graduate Students


Keaton Bell

Graduate Student

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Stars


Thomas Gomez

Graduate Student

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Stars


Kevin Gullikson

Graduate Student

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Stars, Interstellar


Marc Schaeuble

Graduate Student

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Stars

28 August 2015
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