Teaching

Classroom Teaching

Student Mentoring

Postdoc:

  1. Chiho Matsumoto, OU postdoctoral research associate, May 2001 – June 2004. Chiho took a postdoc at Nagoya University, but has now left the field.

Graduate Students:

  1. Joseph Hyunseop Choi, OU PhD candidate, Spring 2017 – present. 
  2. Francis Macinnis, OU graduate student, Spring 2016 – Spring 2018.  Graduated with an MS.
  3. Aaron Morris, OU graduate student, Summer 2012 – Spring 2013. 
  4. Erin Cooper, OU graduate student, Fall 2010 – Spring 2016.  Defended PhD Spring 2016; currently working for AAF.
  5. Sara Barber, OU graduate student, Summer 2009 – Fall 2011. 
  6. Leah Moribito, OU graduate student (masters) with Xinyu Dai, Fall 2009 – Spring 2011. Began PhD program at Leiden Observatory in Fall 2012, currently postdoc at Oxford.
  7. Michele Benesh, OU graduate student, Summer 2008 – Spring 2009. 
  8. Maddumage Don P. Hemantha, OU graduate student, Summer 2007 – Fall 2008, Summer 2010 – Summer 2011.  Defended PhD with Yun Wang Fall 2013
  9. Kimberly Prescott, OU graduate student, Fall 2005 – Summer 2006. Supervised Masters thesis completed July 2006.  Continued to earn a masters degree in radiation physics, took a job as a radiation technician in the Chalmers Cancer Treatment Center.
  10. Bobby Fleshman, OU graduate student, Summer 2005 – Spring 2006.
  11. Boon-kuan Woo, OU graduate student, Summer 2003 – Spring 2004. 
  12. Larry Maddox, OU graduate student, Fall 2002 – Fall 2004. Completed PhD with John Cowan.  Currently working at Boeing in Midwest City, OK
  13. Aida Nava, OU graduate student, Summer 2002.   Completed PhD with Dick Henry.  Currently a faculty member at UNAM Ensenada.
  14. Darrin Casebeer, OU graduate student, Fall 2001 – Spring 2007. Supervising dissertation research (with Eddie Baron).  Currently working at Boeing in Midwest City, OK
  15. Toshihiro Kawaguchi, visiting Kyoto University graduate student, Summer 2001 – Fall 2001.
  16. Miranda Jackson, Columbia University graduate student, June 1999 – December 2000.
  17. Karl Forster, Columbia University graduate student, January 1997 – July 1998. Partial thesis supervision (with J. Halpern).  Currently NuSTAR Science Operations Manager at California Institute of Technology

Undergraduate Students:

  1. Ryan Hazlett, OU undergraduate student Spring 2018 – present, including REU summer 2018
  2. Suzannah Brodnitz – REU student from Oberlin College, Summer 2018.
  3. Collin McLeod, OU undergraduate student, Spring 2018 – present, including REU summer 2018.
  4. Amy Griffin, OU undergraduate student, Spring 2018.    
  5. Collin Dabbieri, OU undergraduate student, Spring 2017 – present, including REU Summer 2017.  
  6. Cassidy Wagner, OU undergraduate student, Spring 2016 – Spring 2018, including REU Summer 2016, and capstone.  Currently in graduate school at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
  7. Adam Marrs, OU undergraduate student, Fall 2015 – Spring 2018, including REU Summer 2016, and capstone.
  8. Catie Raney, OU undergraduate capstone student, Fall 2013 – Spring 2014.  Currently in graduate school at Rutgers University.
  9. Tarryn Kahre, OU undergraduate student, Fall 2013 – Spring 2016.  Graduated with an BS from OU in Spring 2016; currently working for Boeing.
  10. Kenya Davis, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, REU Summer 2013. 
  11. Adrian Lucy, OU undergraduate student, Summer 2011 – Spring 2012, Fall 2012 – Spring 2013, Fall 2013 – Spring 2014, including REU summer 2011 and capstone. Graduated Spring 2014.  Spent summer 2012 as an intern at GSFC in the USRP program working with Bret Lehmer.  Awarded Goldwater Scholarship in Spring 2012.  Spent summer 2013 as the NRAO REU working with Al Wooten.  Currently an NSF Graduate Fellow at Columbia University.
  12. Mallory Getts, OU undergraduate student, Fall 2010 – Summer 2011.  Graduate school at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology in Spring 2013.
  13. Don Carmichael, OU undergraduate, Summer 2010 (REU) – Fall 2010 (with Xinyu Dai)
  14. Jacob Teffs, REU summer student from University of Central Arkansas, Summer 2010.  Supervised (with Xinyu Dai). Masters program in the Department of Physics at the University of North Dakota in Fall 2012.
  15. Amanda Truitt, OU undergraduate student, Fall 2008 – Spring 2011 including REU and capstone.  Graduate school in the astrophysics program at Arizona State University in Fall 2012.
  16. Amy Rodgers, OU undergraduate student, Fall 2007.
  17. Kevin Perot, OU undergraduate student, Fall 2007 – Summer 2008 (REU).
  18. Curtis McCully, REU summer student, SNU undergraduate, Summer 2007 – Spring 2008.  Was awarded Chambliss Astronomy Achievement award for a poster presenting this work at the 212th AAS meeting.  Graduated from Rutgers in Spring 2014, and took a postdoc at LCOGT/UCSB in Fall 2014.
  19. Jason King, OU undergraduate student, Fall 2005 – Spring 2006. Supervised Capstone project.
  20. Caitlin Finley, OU undergraduate student, January 2005 – Spring 2007, including capstone. 
  21. Randi Worhatch, OU undergraduate student, January 2005 – Spring 2006, including capstone. Attended graduate school at University of Texas in the Astronomy Department.
  22. Ryan Biesemeyer OU undergraduate student, Summer 2004 – Spring 2005.  Supervised REU and Capstone project.  Currently a football coach at the University of Hawaii.
  23. Jiehae Choi, OU undergraduate student, Spring 2004 – Summer 2005.  Supervised REU and Capstone project.  Attended graduate school at New Mexico State University.
  24. Andrea Crews, OU REU student from Carnegie Mellon, Summer 2003. 
  25. John Moore, OU undergraduate, Spring 2002 – July 2005, including capstone.  SAttended graduate school at University of Wyoming; currently working in industry.
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