HET Staff

HET Mount Fowlkes Operations Staff

HET site: (432) 426-3664

Name/Title

Email

Edmundo Balderrama

Electromechanical Technician

mundob@astro.as.utexas.edu

Randy Bryant

HETDEX Project Staff

rbryant@astro.as.utexas.edu

Mary K Busby

Opto-Mechanical Technician

mkbusby@astro.as.utexas.edu

John Caldwell

Resident Astronomer

caldwell@astro.as.utexas.edu

George Damm

Engineering Group Mgr/Electrical Engineer

gdamm@astro.as.utexas.edu

James R Fowler

Computer Group Manager

jrf@astro.as.utexas.edu

Robyn Henry

Administrative Associate

rhenry@astro.as.utexas.edu

Herman Kriel

HETDEX Project Manager

herman@astro.as.utexas.edu

Leo Lavender

Systems Administrator II

lavende@astro.as.utexas.edu

Jerry N Martin

Opto-Mechanical Technician

martin@astro.as.utexas.edu

Emily Mrozinski

Research Engineering/Scientist Associate IV

emilys@astro.as.utexas.edu

Stephen Odewahn

Resident Astronomer

sco@astro.as.utexas.edu

Vicki Riley

Telescope Operator

riley@nexus.as.utexas.edu

Sergey Rostopchin

Resident Astronomer

sir@astro.as.utexas.edu

Matthew Shetrone

Night Operations Manager

shetrone@astro.as.utexas.edu

Greg Smith

Technical Staff Associate

gdsmith@nexus.as.utexas.edu

Renny Spencer

Technical Staff Associate

rspencer@astro.as.utexas.edu

Chevo Terrazas

Telescope Operator

chevo@astro.as.utexas.edu

Amanda Turbyfill

Research Engineering/Scientist Associate I

amandaturbyfill@utexas.edu

Mike Ward

Software Engineer

ward@astro.as.utexas.edu

Amy Westfall

Telescope Operator

awestfall@astro.as.utexas.edu

McDonald Austin Staff

HET Operations Support

Name/Title

Email

John Good

Mechanical Engineer for HRS

good@astro.as.utexas.edu

Gary Hill

PI-HET LRS, HET WFU, VIRUS, and HETDEX

hill@astro.as.utexas.edu

Phillip MacQueen

PI-HET HRS

pjm@astro.as.utexas.edu

Gordon Wesley

Mechanical Engineer

gwesley@astro.as.utexas.edu

HET Board of Directors

Name/Title

Email

Taft Armandroff

McDonald Observatory
UT Austin

director@astro.as.utexas.edu

Ralf Bender

München

bender@usm.uni-muenchen.de

Linda Hicke

Dean, College of Natural Sciences
UT Austin

cnsdean@austin.utexas.edu

Wolfram Kollatschny

Göttingen

wkollat@uni-sw.gwdg.de

Larry Ramsey

Chair
Penn State

lwr@astro.psu.edu

Andrew Stephenson

Penn State

as4@psu.edu

HET Scientist

Name/Title

Email

Don Schneider

Penn State

dschneider@astro.psu.edu