Department Alumni, 1995 to 1997

1995

 
Jenepher A. Cliffe: M.S. University of Minnesota 1995.
Advisor: Dr. Tom Jones
Thesis: "The Dynamics of Precessing Stellar Jets: Numerical Simulations and Comparison with Observations" abstract available
 
Marc J. Pouilly: M.S. University of Minnesota 1995.
Advisor: Dr. Len Kuhi
Thesis: "The Search for 11.7 Micron Sources in NGC 2023 and NGC 2024" abstract available
Current Position: Actuarial Assistant, Fortis Financial Group
 
Stanley P. Sagan: M.S. University of Minnesota 1995.
Advisor: Dr. Evan Skillman
Thesis: "The Abundance Gradient of NGC 2403 and Comparison to M33" abstract available
 
Debora Katz-Stone: B.A. Brandeis University, Ph.D. University of Minnesota 1995.
Advisor: Dr. Lawrence Rudnick
Thesis: ""The Evolution of Relativistic Particles and the Structure of the Magnetic Field in Extragalactic Radio Sources" abstract available
Current Position: Professor, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland.
 
Christopher L. Taylor: B.S. Michigan State University, Ph.D. University of Minnesota 1995.
Advisor: Dr. Evan Skillman
Thesis:"The Neutral Hydrogen Companions of Actively Star Forming Dwarf Galaxies" abstract available
Current Position: California State University, Sacramento
 
Hui Yang: B.S. Peking University, P.R. China, Ph.D. University of Minnesota 1995.
Advisor: Dr. Evan Skillman
Thesis: "The Kinematics of Giant H II Regions" abstract available Illinois.
 

1996

Mark Creese: Ph.D. University of Minnesota 1996.
Advisor: Dr. Terry Jones
Thesis: "The Construction of an Infrared Spectropolarimeter" no abstract available
Current Position: Physicist, U.S. Department of Defense
 
Krista Johansen: B.S. University of Wisconsin, M.S. University of Minnesota 1996.
Advisor: Dr. Terry Jones & Dr. Robert Gehrz
Thesis: "The Infrared Morphology of IRC+10420 at 2.2 and 10 Microns" no abstract available
 
Jeffrey A. Larsen: Ph.D. University of Minnesota 1996.
Advisor: Dr. Roberta Humphreys
Thesis: "The Shape of the Galaxy" abstract available
Current Position: Associate Professor, United States Naval Academy
 
Jennifer R. Mack: B.S. University of Denver, M.S. University of Minnesota 1996.
Advisor: Dr. John Dickey
Thesis: "The I-Band Tully-Fisher Relation for Abell 400" abstract available
Current Position: Research Associate, Space Telescope Science Institute
 
Robert Dohm-Palmer: B.A. Carleton College, M.S. University of Minnesota 1996, Ph.D University of Minnesota 1998.
Ph.D. Thesis Advisor: Dr. Evan D. Skillman
Ph.D. Thesis: "Star Formation in Dwarf Irregular Galaxies" abstract available
Masters Thesis Advisor: Dr. Tom Jones
Masters Thesis: "Young Supernova Remnants in Non-Uniform Media" abstract available

1997

Henry A. Kobulnicky: B.S. University of Iowa, M.S. University of Minnesota 1993, Ph.D. University of Minnesota 1997
Ph.D.Advisor: Dr. Evan D. Skillman
M.S.Advisor: Dr. Terry J. Jones
Ph.D Thesis: "The Impact of Massive Starbursts on the Chemical Evolution of Galaxies" abstract available
M.S.Thesis: "R-Band Polarimetry of Cynus OB2: Implications for the magnetic Field Geometry and Polarization Models" abstract available
Current Position: Faculty, University of Wyoming
 
Barron Koralesky: B.A. Carleton College, M.S. University of Minnesota 1997.
Advisor: Dr. Lawrence Rudnick
Thesis: "The Evolution of Cassiopeia A as a Function of Azimuth" abstract available
Current Position: Academic Information Associate, Computing & Information Technology, Macalester College
 
Tracy E. Lavezzi: B.A. Reed College, M.S. University of Minnesota 1994, Ph.D. University of Minnesota 1997
Advisor: Dr. John M. Dickey
Ph.D. Thesis: "Calibration of the Tully-Fisher Relation for Use with Carbon Monoxide Line Widths, With Applicaitons" abstract available
M.S. Thesis: "The Tully-Fisher Relation and Carbon Monoxide: A Feasibility Study" abstract available
Current Position: Research Associate, Herzber Inst. Dominion Astrophysical Observatory
 
John Mergen: B.S. University of Minnesota, M.S. University of Minnesota 1997.
Advisor:Dr. Robert Gehrz & Dr. Terry J. Jones
Thesis: "A Near Infrared Survey of the Orion Molecular Cloud 2 Region" abstract available
 
Sean Scully: B.S. University of Minnesota, M.S. University of Minnesota 1993, Ph.D. University of Minnesota 1997
Ph.D.Advisor: Dr. Keith Olive
M.S. Advisor: Dr. Tom W. Jones
Ph.D Thesis: "The Origin and Evolution of the Light Elements D and 3He" abstract available
M.S. Thesis: "Radio Synchrotron Emission from Adiabatic Phase Supernova Remnants" no abstract available.
Current Position: Associate Professor, James Madison University