Department Alumni, 1998 to 2000

1998

Heather Grebe: B.S. University of Minnesota 1996, M.S. University of Minnesota 1998.
Thesis Advisor: Dr. Larry Rudnick
Thesis: "Evolution of the Quasar Luminosity Function"
Current Position: Actuary at MSI.
 
Marcia Franklin: B.A. Carleton College, M.S. University of Minnesota 1998.
Thesis Advisor: Dr. Tom Jones
Thesis: "Hydrodynamical Simulations of Cloud Cloud-Galaxy Interactions" abstract available
 
Jennifer Lauer: B.A. Pomona College, M.S. University of Minnesota 1998.
Thesis Advisor: Dr. Len Kuhi
Thesis: "Spectroscopic Variations of the T Tauri star RW Aurigae" abstract available
 
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
Current Position: Post-doctoral position at the University of Michigan.

1999

Juan Enrique Cabanela Larrinaga: B.A. Carleton College, Ph.D. University of Minnesota 1999.
Thesis Advisor: Dr. Roberta M. Humphreys
Thesis: "Galaxy Properties from a Diameter-Limited Catalog " abstract available
Current Position: Associate Professor, MN State University, Moorhead
 
Kazunori Ishibashi: B.S. University of Oklahoma 1994, Ph.D. University of Minnesota 1999.
Thesis Advisor: Dr. Kris Davidson
Thesis: "Multi-Wavelength Investigation of the Supermassive Star Eta Carinae"
Current Position: Associate Professor, Nagoya University, Japan
 
Christopher Mason:B.S., Ph.D. University of Minnesota 1999.
Thesis Advisor: Dr. Robert Gehrz
Thesis: "Infrared Observation of Astrophysical Dust in Novae and Comets"
Current Position: SETI Institute
 
Jennifer E. Parker: B.S. University of Arizona 1996, M.S. University of Minnesota 1999.
Thesis Advisor: Dr. Roberta M. Humphreys
Thesis: "The Large Scale Distribution and Photometric Properties of Galaxies Centered on the Hubble Deep Field "abstract available
Current Position: Technical Staff - Advanced Systems Concepts, MIT Lincoln Laboratory.
 
Kari M. Treichel: B.A. Gustavus Adolphis College, M.S. University of Minnesota 1999.
Thesis Advisor: Dr. Lawrence Rudnick
Thesis: "Spectral Variations of Radio Galaxies " abstract available
Current Position: Senior Software Engineer, Parametric Technology Corporation
 

2000

Francesco Miniati: B.S., Ph.D. University of Minnesota 2000.
Thesis Advisor: Dr. Thomas Jones
Thesis: "High Energy Particles, Shockwaves and Magnetic Fields in the Large Scale Structure of the Universe"
Current Position: Post-doctoral Position, Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics
 
Justin Morgan: B.S. Carleton College, M.S. (Plan B) 2000
Advisor: Dr. Roberta M. Humphreys