Past & Present Student Projects

ongoing projects:

  • Guangwei Fu, UW-Madison
    Background study of WFIRST exo-planet host stars
    Results so far: AAS poster
  • Ian Norwood, UW-Madison:
    Galaxy interactions and transformations in the Perseus cluster

completed projects:

  • Travis Stadler – NC A&T – NAC/REU at UW-Madison (summer 2016):
    Search for dust in early type galaxies, based on SDSS data and unsharp masking
    Results: AAS poster
  • Shireen Fikree – REU at UW-Madison (summer 2016):
    Search for galaxy groups and sub-clumps in the Perseus galaxy cluster
  • Eric Sandberg – REU at NOAO with Jayadev Rajagopal (2015)
    Search for active asteroids in DECAM data
    Results: AAS poster
  • Samantha Brunker – REU at NOAO with Jayadev Rajagopal (2014)
    Study of the dusty tail of active asteroid 300163
    Results: AAS poster