About me

Research

Outreach

Current group members

  • Tarini Konchady (graduate student)
    • Extragalactic Miras with LSST
  • Former group members

  • Katelyn Stringer (graduate student)
      Current position: Data Scientist, Capital One
    • Search for RR Lyraes in the Milky Way halo using DES
  • Wenlong Yuan (graduate student)
      Current position: Research Scientist, Johns Hopkins University
    • Near-infrared observations of Milky Way Cepheids
    • Near-infrared observations of Cepheids in M101
    • Miras in the LMC and M33
  • Samantha Hoffmann (graduate student and post-doctoral associate)
      Current position: Staff Scientist, STScI
    • Search for Cepheids in hosts of type Ia supernovae (SH0ES project)
    • Cepheids and long-period variables in NGC 4258
    • Cepheids and long-period variables in NGC 4921

  • Anne Pellerin (post-doctoral associate)
      Current position: Associate Professor, SUNY-Geneseo
    • Fundamental properties of very massive stars
    • Stellar clusters in resolved galaxies
    • Stellar population synthesis in the UV
    • Cepheids and long-period variables in M33

  • Joy Chavez (graduate student)
      Current position: Science Operations Specialist, Gemini Observatory
    • HST observations of Cepheids in M33

  • Ryan Oelkers (graduate student)
      Current position: Astronomer, Qualis Corporation
    • Search for exoplanets in young southern stellar associations
    • Time-series photometry of stars observed with the Chinese Antarctic telescope CSTAR

  • Mike Smitka (graduate student)
      Current position: Assistant Teaching Professor, Penn State University
    • Near-infrared observations of Cepheids and other variables in the Large Magellanic Cloud

  • Lingzhi Wang (graduate student)
      Current position: Research Scientist, Chinese Academy of Sciences South American Center for Astronomy
    • Time-series photometry of stars observed with the Chinese Antarctic telescope CSTAR

  • Keri Bean (undergraduate student)
      Current position: Staff, JPL
    • HST observations of Cepheids in M81

  • Andrew Bradshaw (undergraduate student)
      Current position: Post-doctoral Fellow, Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology
    • Ground-based observations of Cepheids in M33 (BS Thesis)

  • Salma Mahzooni (undergraduate student)
      Current position: Working in the energy sector
    • Near-infrared PL relations of LMC Cepheids (BS Thesis)

  • Steven Villanueva (undergraduate student)
      Current position: Pappalardo Postdoctoral Fellow, MIT
    • HST observations of Cepheids in M81