Department Alumni

(updated 08-Feb-2023)


Name Year Degree Title Advisor
Kovac, Sarah 2022 PhD Solar Wind Conditions During observations of Venusian Aurora McAteer
Luchsinger, Kristen 2022 PhD The Deposition, Retention, and Disruption of Water Ice at the Lunar Poles Across Temporal and Spatial Scales Chanover
Marra, Rachel 2022 PhD An Observer’s Examination of the Circumgalactic Medium Using Cosmological Simulations Churchill
Picard, Trevor 2018 MS Holtzman
Sellers, Sean 2022 PhD Solar Flare Energy Deposition and Response Throughout the Chromosphere and Transition Region McAteer
Berdis, Jodi 2021 PhD Implications for Surface Processes Through the Investigation of Crystalline and Amorphous Water Ice on Europa Murphy
Chojnowski, Drew 2020 PhD H-Band Spectroscopy of Exotic, Massive Stars Holtzman
Dahl, Emma 2021 PhD Color and Structure of Jupiter's Uppermost Cloud Deck During the Juno Era Chanover
Doughty, Caitlin 2021 PhD Implications of z>5 metal absorption for the sources and progression of hydrogen reionization Finlator
Dederick, Ethan 2018 PhD Seismic Inferences of Gas Giant Planets: Excitation & Interiors Jackiewicz
Emmett, Jeremy 2020 PhD Dependence upon Obliquity of the Formation of Martian PLD Vertical Structure Murphy
Hall, Agnar 2018 MS Prescott
Mathes, Gavin 2017 MS Finlator
Hasselquist, Sten 2018 PhD Chemical Abundances of the Milky Way and Sagittarius Using APOGEE Holtzman
Kahre, Lauren 2019 PhD Extinction Mapping and Dust-to-Gas Ratios of Nearby Galaxies Walterbos
Steakley, Kathryn 2018 PhD Impact heating of the early Martian climate Murphy
Thelen, Alexander 2018 PhD The Chemical Composition and Dynamics of Titan's Atmosphere As Revealed by ALMA Chanover
MacDonald, Gordon 2018 PhD Validating the Next Generation of Data-Assimilative Space Weather Models McAteer
Mayorga, Laura 2017 PhD The Orbital and Planetary Phase Variations of Jupiter-Sized Planets: Characterizing Present and Future Giant Jackiewicz
Schonfeld, Sam 2017 PhD Identifying the Sources and Variability of Solar F10.7 with Differential Emission Measures McAteer
Feuillet, Diane 2016 PhD Ages and Abundance of Local Galactic Stellar Populations Holtzman
Markert, Sean 2017 PhD The Signal of Weak Gravitational Lensing from Galaxy Groups and Clusters Klypin
Mathes, Nigel 2017 PhD The Vulture Survey of MgII and CIV Absorbers: Feasting on the Bones of Spectra Left to Die Churchill
McKeever, Jean 2017 PhD Asteroseismology of Red Giants: The Detailed Modeling of Red Giants in Eclipsing Binary Systems Jackiewicz
Vander Vliet, Rachel 2017 PhD Observing the Baryon Cycle in Hydrodynamic Cosmological Simulations Churchill
Arraki, Kenz 2016 PhD Evolution of Dwarf Galaxy Properties in Local Group Environments Klypin
Gray, Candace 2015 PhD The Effect of Solar Flares, Coronal Mass Ejections, and Co-rotating Interaction Regions on the Venusian 5577 Angstrom Oxygen Green Line Chanover
Hayden, Michael 2015 PhD Chemical Cartography of the Milky Way with SDSS-III/APOGEE Holtzman
Rawls, Meredith 2016 PhD Red Giants in Eclipsing Binaries as a Benchmark for Asteroseismology Jackiewicz
Uckert, Kyle 2016 PhD Characterization of Biosignatures within Geologic Samples Analyzed using a Suite of in situ Techniques Chanover
Degrave, Kyle 2015 PhD Time-Distance Helioseismology: Testing the State-of-the-Art for Investigating the Structure of Sunspots and Supergranulatio Jackiewicz
Gleed, Mark 2012 MS Merging Rates of Large Galactic Halos: Comparing Observations and Cosmological Simulations Klypin
McCleary, Jacqueline 2011 MS Kinematic and Photometric Decompositions of Observed and Simulated Disk Galaxies: Theoretical and Observational Predictions Vogt
Nielsen, Nikki 2015 PhD Tracing Galaxy Evolution Through Spatial and Kinematic Probes of the MgII Circumgalactic Medium Churchill
Ross, Teresa 2015 PhD Exploring Dwarf Galaxy Evolution through Metallicity Distributions Holtzman
Ule, Nick 2015 PhD Quantifying Differential Rotation Across the Stellar Main Sequence Harrison
Clark, MJ 2012 MS (thesis) The Search for Orphan Optical Afterglows from Gamma-ray Bursts in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey II: Supernova Survey Holtzman
Edmonds, Bobby 2014 PhD Examination of Two Martian Atmosphere Dust Phenomena: Dust Devil Acoustics and Gravity Wave Forcing of Dust Storm Deve Murphy
Kirk, Michael 2013 PhD The Anatomy of Chromospheric Flares and Associated Ephemeral Brightenings Jackiewicz
McKay, Adam 2013 PhD The Volatile Composition of Comets as Inferred from Gas Production Chanover
Taylor, Greg 2014 PhD Development and Operation of an Off-Limb Solar AO system McAteer
Teal, David 2012 MS (thesis) Martian Middle-Latitude Stationary Waves as Manifested in MRO MCS Retrieved Temperature Data Murphy
Wehland, Leland 2012 MS (thesis) The Selection, Mounting, and Integration of an Infrared Photon-Counting APD Module for J-Band Astronomical Photometry on Harrison
Chizek, Malynda 2013 PhD Data and Model Investigation of Martian Methane and Other Trace Gases Murphy
Coughlin, Jeff 2012 PhD Fundamental Parameters of Exoplanets and their Host Stars Harrison
Carlson, Randy 2010 PhD Spatial and Seasonal Variations in Saturn's Haze and Vertical Phosphine Distribution at 3 microns from 2005 to 2010 Chanover
Patterson, Maria 2013 PhD Properties of Star Formation and the Interstellar Medium in Galaxy Outskirts Walterbos
Trujillo, Sebastian 2014 PhD The Interplay Between Baryons and DM in the Process of Galaxy Formation Klypin
Hamilton, Ryan 2013 PhD Constraining Photospheric Abundances of Donor Stars in Cataclysmic Variables Harrison
Miller, Chas 2013 PhD Methods for Constraining Surface Properties and Volatile Migration on Phoebe, Triton, Pluto, and the Moon Chanover
Lindsay, Sean 2012 PhD Discrete Dipole Approximation Model of Crystalline Forsterite Murphy
Campbell, Allison (Widhalm) 2008 MS Gas Dynamics in the Milky Way Galaxy Churchill
Cisneros, Sophia 2008 PhD, Physics
Choi, Jiehae 2009 MS Multi-Longslit Spectroscopy for Kinematic Studies Walterbos
Avila, Roberto 2008 MS Metallicity Gradients in the Stellar Populations of M33 Holtzman/Churchill
Bornak, Jillian 2012 PhD A New Approach to Modeling Dust Emission in Classical Novae Harrison
Evans, Jessica 2011 PhD MgII Quasar Absorption Line Systems as a Probe of Galaxy Structural and Kinematic Evolution Churchill
Hu, Linghong 2008 MS Numerical Models of Galaxy Formation Klypin
Strycker, Paul 2011 PhD Studies of Jovian Atmospheric Structure and Coloring Agents using Hyperspectral Imaging Chanover
Wu, Cat 2014 PhD The Kinematics of Ionized Gas in Nearb Walterbos
Sussman, Mike 2011 PhD Modeling Seasonal Change on Uranus with the EPIC GCM Chanover
Ruiter, Ashley 2009 PhD White Dwarfs in Close Binaries: Gravitational Waves, X-rays, and Type Ia Supernova Progenitors Belcynzski/Harrison
Hoffman, Doug 2009 PhD Automated Variable Star Classification Using the Northern Sky Variability Survey Harrison
Stockton, James 2011 PhD Pamela: Results on Electron and Positron Spectra in Cosmic Rays Stochaj
Campbell, Ryan 2008 PhD Phase-Resolved Cyclotron Spectroscopy of Polar Harrison
Ceverino, Daniel 2008 PhD Numerical Models of the Formation of Galaxies in an Expanding Universe Klypin
Giandoni, Sarah 2005 MS Absorption Lines and Galaxies toward PKS 0312-77 Churchill
Kacprzak, Glenn 2008 PhD The Morphological, Kinematic, and Halo Gas Properties of MgII Absorption Selected Galaxies at Intermediate Redshift Churchill
Norwood, Jim 2010 PhD The Vertical Structure of the Uranian Atmosphere Near Equinox as Modeled with Near-Infrared Spectroscopic Observations Chanover
Lawton, Brandon 2008 PhD Diffuse Interstellar Bands in Damped Lyman-Alpha and Starburst Galaxies Churchill
McGehee, Peregrine 2005 PhD Anderson
Bates, Sarah 2005 MS New M31 Globular Clusters derived from the SDSS Holtzman
Lim, Pey Lian 2006 MS Hi-Res Spectroscopy of a Hipparcos Sample within 100 parsecs Holtzman
Adams, Carla 2004 MS Extremes of Galaxy Evolution: Tracing Star Formation in Local Spiral Galaxies Vogt
Voges, Erica (Gerken) 2006 PhD The Ionization Sources of the Diffuse Ionized Gas in Nearby Disk Galaxies Walterbos
Kahre, Melinda 2006 PhD The Martian Dust Cycle and the Evolution of Surface Dust Resevoirs Murphy
Anderson, Carrie 2006 PhD Aerosol Vertical Structure in Earth-Analog Atmospheres Chanover
Blackmon, Mark 2003 MS Seasonal Variations in Dust Flux in the Martian Polar Regions Murphy
Kazantzidis, Stelios 2000 MS Klypin
Moorthy, Bhasker 2006 PhD Bulges of Spiral Galaxies: Stellar Populations, Structure, Kinematics, and Dynamics Holtzman
Noriega, Hector 2004 MS Population gradients in WLM Holtzman
Bogue, Heather (Osborne) 2003 MS Determining the Component Masses of Cataclysmic Variables
Helmboldt, Joe 2005 PhD Star Formation at the Extreme Ends of the Hubble Sequence Walterbos
Nelli, Steven 2006 PhD Sensitivities of a Coupled Dust and Water Cycle on Mars Murphy
Temma, Takafumi 2005 PhD Vertical Structure Modeling of Saturn with High-Spectral Resolution Imaging Chanover
Vitvitska, Maya 2003 MS The Origin of Angular Momentum in Dark Matter Halos Klypin
Paust, Nathaniel 2000 MS The Star Formation History of the Local Milky Way Holtzman
Valenzuela, Octavio 2003 PhD The Dynamics of Disk Galaxies as a Test for the Structure of Dark Matter Halos Klypin
Zavala, Bob 2003 PhD A View through Faraday's Fog: Parsec Scale Rotation Measures in AGN McNamara
Gelino, Chris 2002 PhD A Multi-Wavelength Search for Photometric Variability in L Dwarf Marley
Gelino, Dawn (Leeber) 2001 PhD Modeling Infrared Ellipsoidal Variations: Determining the Masses of Black Holes Harrison
Peterson, Jason 2003 PhD Characteristics of Radio Halos Webber
Stephens, Denise 2001 PhD 1 to 4 micron Photometry and the Near-Infrared Classification of L and T Dwarfs Marley
Stephens, Tom 2003 PhD Design and Operation of the Wide-Angle Air Cherenkov Telescope Array Stochaj
Galarza, Vanessa 1999 MS Spectrophotometry of HII Regions, Diffuse Ionized Gas, and Supernova Remnants in M31: The Transition from Photoionization to Shock Ionization Walterbos
Geha, Marla 1998 MS HST/WFPC2 Observations of Stellar Populations in the LMC Field Holtzman
Kravtsov, Andrey 2000 PhD High-Resolution Simulations of Structure Formation in the Universe Klypin
Miller, Neal 2001 PhD A Radio Perspective on Galaxy Evolution in the Cluster Environmen Anderson
Carlson, Matthew 1999 PhD Young Globular Clusters in Interacting Galaxies Holtzman
Oravetz, Audrey 2015 MS The Fate of Ionizing Photons in Two Different Star Formation Complexes in the SMC Walterbos
Oravetz, Dan 2015 MS Searching for Metallicity Spread in Five Galactic Star Clusters Holtzman
Shugart, Alysha APO 2018 MS Holtzman
Lubowich, Donald 2006 PhD The Galactic Deuterium Distribution Churchill
Hameed, Salman 2001 PhD Massive Star Formation in Early-Type Spirals Holtzman
Garasi, Christopher 2001 PhD Magnetic Fields and the Cluster Cooling Flow Hypothesis Holtzman
Rizza, Elizabeth 2000 PhD The Environments of Rich, Intermediate Redshift Abell Clusters: A Multi-Wavelength Approach Walterbos
Bliton, Mark 2000 PhD The Environments of Poor Clusters of Galaxies Anderson
Templeton, Matt 2000 PhD An Observational and Theoretical Study of High-Amplitude Delta Scuti Stars McNamara
Hoopes, Charles 1999 PhD The Properties and Ionization Sources of Diffuse Ionized Gas in Spiral Galaxies Walterbos
King, Nichole 1999 PhD Luminous Blue Variables and Related High Mass Evolved Stars in M31 and Their Surprising Environments Walterbos
Thilker, David 1999 PhD Massive Stars and Expanding Shells within the Violent Interstellar Medium Walterbos
Greenawalt, Bruce (now Greenway) 1998 PhD Diffuse Ionized Gas in Nearby Spiral Galaxies Walterbos
Simon, Amy 1998 PhD The Time-Dependent Nature of Winds, Reflectivity and Weather Systems on Jupiter Beebe
Gomez, Percy 1998 PhD A Study of the Dynamics and Substructure of a Sample of Nearby Abell Clusters of Galaxies Burns
Chanover, Nancy 1997 PhD Temporal Variations in the Vertical Structure of Jupiter's Atmosphere Beebe
Walter, Charles 1996 PhD Properties of the Uranian Atmosphere as Revealed by Optical and Infrared Imaging Marley
Marvel, Kevin 1996 PhD The Circumstellar Environment of Evolved Stars as Revealed by Studies of Burns
Roettiger, Kurt 1995 PhD Numerical Simulations and the Observational Consequences of Merging Clusters of Galaxies Burns
Lederer, Susan 1995 MS Consequences of Albedo Feature Pseudoperiodicities for Jovian Seismolo Marley
Huber, Lyle 1995 MS Zonal (East-West) Winds and Cloud Morphology in Jupiter's Atmosphere Beebe
Williams, Christina 1995 MS McNamara
Heikkila, Bryant 1995 MS Far-Infrared and Radio Continuum Spatial Correlations in Ten Nearby Spiral Galaxies Webber
Pinkney, Jason 1995 PhD The Dynamics of Galaxy Clusters Containing Wide-Angle Tailed Radio Sources Burns
Donahue, Robert 1993 PhD Surface Differential Rotation in a Sample of Cool Dwarf Stars Sanders
Baggett, Sylvia 1993 PhD The Box/Peanut Phenomenon in Disk Galaxies Anderson
Payne, Tamara 1993 PhD A Multiwavelength Study of Solar Ellerman Bombs Anderson
Dean, James 1993 MS A Study of Box and Peanut Galaxies in the Infrared Anderson
Kooiman, Brian 1993 MS Two-Point Angular Correlation Function for the Green Bank 4.85 Ghz Radio Sky Survey Burns
Kendall, Jason 1993 MS The Effect of Time-Varying Density Fields on Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation: A New Formulation Anderson
Sada, Pedro 1993 PhD Temporal Variations in the Circumstellar Shell IRC+10216 Beebe
Brown, David 1992 MS An Investigation of the Radio and X-ray Properties of Southern Rich Clusters of Galaxies Burns
Hale, Alan 1992 PhD Orbital Coplanarity in Solar-Type Binary Systems: Implications for Planetary System Formation and D McNamara
McDaid, Liam 1991 MS A Chemical Analysis of the HR1614 Group: Is it a Supercluster? McWilliam
Little, Tom 1990 PhD Search for Regularities in the Atmosphere of Jupiter Beebe
Kuehn, David 1990 PhD A Study of the Temporal Behavior of the Vertical Structure of Jupiter's Atmosphere Beebe
Barnett, Christopher 1990 PhD Saturn's Seasonal Winds and Temperature: The Effect of the Ring System on the Troposphere and St Beebe
Hockey, Thomas 1988 PhD A Historical Interpretation of the Study of the Visible Cloud Morphology on the Planet Jupiter: 1610 - 1878 Beebe
Baggett, Wayne 1987 PhD A Study of Environmental Influences on the Structure of Spiral Galaxy Disks Anderson
Dobson, Andrea 1987 PhD Activity-Rotation Relations for Lower Main Sequence Stars Beebe
Hakkila, Jon 1986 PhD Statistical Properties of Barium Stars McNamara
Sekiguchi, Kazuhiro 1986 PhD The Initial Mass Function of Starburst Galaxies Anderson
Olsen, Randy 1985 PhD The Morphology of the Planetary Nebula NGC3242 Reitmeyer
Lambert, John 1985 PhD Occultation and Lightcurve Analysis: The Figure of 2 Pallas Beebe
Christou, Julian 1985 PhD Seeing Effects and Their Calibration for Astronomical Speckle Interferometry Observations Anderson
Boice, Daniel 1985 PhD The Neutral Sodium D2 Line in Late-Type Stars Beebe
Guitar, Hunt 1985 PhD Analysis of Motions of Jupiter's Great Red Spot and White Ovals Beebe
Ryan, William 1985 MS Considerations of the Effects of Quantum Gravity on Friedmann-Robertson-Walker-Type Universes Anderson
Ryan, Eileen 1985 MS Interstellar Extinction and the Assumption of Heterogeneous Dust Grains Anderson
Suggs, Robert 1985 PhD Temporal Albedo Variations in Saturn's Atmosphere Beebe
Davis, Roger 1983 PhD A High Dispersion Spectral Analysis of Three Pre-Main Sequence Stars Beebe
Keady, John 1982 PhD The Circumstellar Envelope of IRC+10216 Beebe
Bruning, David 1981 PhD The Applicability of the Fourier Convolution Theorem to the Analysis of Late-Type Stellar Spectra Beebe
Drummond, Jack 1980 PhD A Photometric Investigation of Possible Binary Occurrence in the Central Stars of Seventeen Planetary Nebula Reitmeyer
Hill, Robert 1979 MS An Investigation of the Blue Straggler Problem Anderson
Horan, Stephen 1979 MS A Survey of the Hyades for Delta Scuti Variables McNamara
Solomon, Steven 1979 MS The Development of an Automated PDS Photographic Photometry System and its Application to the Galactic Cluster M11 McNamara
Tedesco, Edward 1979 PhD A Photometric Investigation of the Colors, Shapes, and Spin Rates of Hirayama Family Asteroids Beebe
Dawson, Dennis 1977 PhD A Photoelectric Investigation of the Physical Nature of RV Tauri Variables Anderson
Herzog, Adrian 1977 PhD An Analysis of Numerical Integration Techniques for the Modeling of Open Galactic Clusters Sanders
Schneeberger, Timothy 1976 PhD Balmer Emission Lines in T Tauri-like Decelerating Flows Beebe
Reitsema, Harold 1977 PhD Quantitative Spectral Classification of Solar-type Stars and the Sun Beebe
Hollars, Dennis 1976 PhD An Observational and Theoretical Investigation of Calcium II H and K Emission in Yellow Supergiants and Classical Cepheids Beebe
Pauls, Thomas 1974 PhD Radio Observations of HII Regions in the Galactic Center Reitmeyer
Smith, Brad 1972 PhD Observations of Atmospheric Limb Darkening in the Visual Continuum and an Analysis of Multiple Scattering in the Atmospheres of Jupiter and Saturn Beebe