Summer Students

Summer Student Project Publication
2017 Clara Berger Gas density fluctations in dwarf irregular galaxies
2016 Samavarti Gallardo a) The relationship between characteristics of young star clusters and their galactic environment. b) Comparison between high and low star forming sides of dwarf irregular galaxies with asymmetrical distributions of star formation 2018a, AJ, submitted; 2018b, ApJ, 855, id 7
2015 Erin Maier Turbulence in the ISM of spiral galaxies 2016, AJ, 152, 134; 2017, AJ, 153, 163
2014 Elizabeth Gehret+ Searching for signs of star formation in the outer disks of dwarfs 2016, AJ, 151, 136
2014 Gigja Hollyday Turbulence in the ISM of dwarf irregular galaxies 2017, AJ, 153, 163
2012 Allison Ashburn Star Formation in the Outer Disks of Giant Spirals 2013, AJ, 146, 92
2010 Teresa Wright Star Formation in the Outer Disks of Giant Spirals 2013, AJ, 146, 92
2009 Nicholas Wilsey The Outer Disks of Dwarf Irregular Galaxies 2011, AJ, 142, 121
2008 Melania Riabokin The Outer Disks of Dwarf Irregular Galaxies 2011, AJ, 142, 121
2008! Nick Melena Characteristics of Star-forming Regions in the Outer Parts of Dwarf Galaxies 2009, AJ, 138, 1203
2007 Lea Zernow Characteristics of Star-forming Regions in the Outer Parts of Dwarf Galaxies 2009, AJ, 138, 1203
2006 Bonnie Ludka Investigation of Star Formation in Dwarf Irregular Galaxies using Ultra-Violet Phomometry 2010, AJ, 139, 447
2005 Emily Martin Mid-Infrared Images of Stars and Dust in Irregular Galaxies 2006, AJ, 132, 801
2004 Kyle Willett Analyzing Turbulent Behaviour in a Sample of Irregular Galaxies 2005, AJ, 129, 2186
2003 Emily Bowsher Mapping the Extended Gas Around Sextans A 2011, AJ, 142, 173
2002 Trent Dupuy Cluster Mass Functions in the Large Magellanic Cloud 2003, AJ, 126, 1836
2001 Olivia Billett Compact Star Clusters in Nearby Irregular Galaxies 2002, AJ, 123, 1454
2000 Andrea Gelatt The Star Clusters in the Irregular Galaxy NGC 4449 2001, PASP, 113, 142
1999 Erin Roye The Spatial Distributions of HII Regions in Irregular Galaxies 2000, AJ, 119, 1145 and 2000, ApJ, 542, 137
1998 Abigail Youngblood The Luminosity Functions and Size Distributions of HII Regions in Irregular Galaxies 1999, ApJ, 519, 55
1998* Loren Hoffman Emission-Line Spectroscopy of HII Regions in Irregular and Blue Compact Dwarf Galaxies 1999, AJ, 117, 2789
1997# Andrew Dolphin Recent Star Formation in Shapley Constellation III in the Large Magellanic Cloud 1998, AJ, 116, 1275
1996 Sara Anderson Near-Infrared Images of NGC 4449 1999, AJ, 118, 2184
1995 Julia Plummer Sextans A: A Case Study of Star Formation and Gas Densities in Irregular Galaxies 1996, ApJ, 462, 732
1994 Danielle Boyd The Massive Star Populations in Ionized Gas Shells in M33 and M31 1995, ApJS, 99, 551
1989# Sherry Winkelman Ground-based CCD Observations of Two OB Associations in M31 Obtained through Replicas of Two WF/PC Filters 1990, PASP, 102, 854

Unless otherwise noted these students are undergraduates that participated in NSF's Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program at Northern Arizona University.
* Pre-undergraduate student paid for by the Friends of Lowell Observatory.
! Pre-undergraduate student paid for by NASA-GALEX grant NNX07AJ36G and by cost-sharing from Lowell Observatory.
+ Undergraduate paid for by Lowell Observatory.
# Graduate student intern paid for by NASA through grant number NAS5-25421 to the WFPC1 Instrument Definition Team.

MIT/Wellesley Field Camp Students

January Student Project Publication
2018 Hannah Micheye Ledford Defringing deep I-band images of LITTLE THINGS dwarfs
2017 Hannah Taylor Fitting HI Surface Density Profiles of LITTLE THINGS Dwarfs
2017 Casey Melton LARI Imaging of LITTLE THINGS Dwarfs 2018, ApJ, in press
2016 Ishara Nisley and Ryuga Hatano Deep imaging of dwarf irregulars with DCT and talk on imaging to STAR School 4th-8th graders
2015 Holly O'Brien Interpreting Common Core Science Standards for Navajo-Hopi Outreach
2014 Anton Ermakov, graduate student Star formation before and after breaks in spiral surface brightness profiles
2011 Fakhri Zahedy Mapping the Extended Gas Around Dwarf Galaxies 2011, AJ, 142, 173
2003 Michael Mortonson Cluster Mass Functions in the Small Magellanic Cloud 2003, AJ, 126, 1836
1994,1996 Aomawa Baker The Relationship Between Gas, Stars, and Star Formation in Irregular Galaxies 1998, ApJ, 493, 595
1991 Gabriela Canalizo Colors of Red Irregulars
1989 Linda Descartes

These students are undergraduates from MIT that participated in the 3-week Astronomy Field Camp at Lowell Observatory.

Other Undergraduate Interns

Year Affiliation Student Project Publication
2014-15 NAU Space Grant Brian Barandi Star formation before and after breaks in spiral surface brightness profiles
2016- NAU Bradley Moldermaker Star formation before and after breaks in spiral surface brightness profiles


Lowell Pre-Docs

Dates Student Home Inst Project Publications
Aug 2009-Jul 2012 Hong-Xin Zhang Purple Mountain Obs Star Formation Histories of Dwarf Galaxies from Multi-wavelength Data 2012, AJ, 143, 47; 2012, ApJ, 754, 29
Jan 2008-Aug 2011 Megan Johnson Georgia State Univ Stellar and Gas Kinematics of NGC 1569 2012, AJ, 144, 152; 2013, AJ, 145, 146; 2015, AJ, 149, 180


Post-Docs

Dates Dr. Project Publications
Sep 2008-Jul 2012 Kim Herrmann LITTLE THINGS; exponential profile breaks 2013, AJ, 146, 104; 2016, AJ, 151, 145; 2016, AJ, 152, 177
June-Sept 2009 Se-Heon Oh LITTLE THINGS; gas kinematics 2015, AJ, 149, 180
May-July 2001 Tyler Nordgren HI Observations of Dwarf Galaxies 2005, AJ, 130, 1049; 2007, AJ, 133, 2242; 2011, AJ, 142, 121