|Present||Director of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities, East Tennessee State University ‐ Honors College|
|Present||Professor, East Tennessee State University ‐ Physics and Astronomy, College of Arts and Sciences|
|2017||Classification of Massive Stars Based on their X-ray Spectra|
|Role: Primary Investigator|
|Colleague(s): Huenemoerder, Nichols|
|2017||Legacy HETG Spectrum of a Massive Star|
|Colleague(s): Waldron (PI), Nichols, Huenemoerder, Moffat, Naze, Richardson, Oskinova, Hamann, Miller, Lauer, Dahmer, Gayley, Ramiaramantsoa, Shenar|
|2016||The Wind Variability in Oscillating Massive Stars|
|Colleague(s): Oskinova (PI), Balona, Hamann, Hubrig, Huenemoerder, Massa, Prinja, Todt|
|2016||Time Resolved Echelle Spectroscopy of Massive Stars at the SARA Observatory|
|National Science Foundation|
|Colleague(s): Petit (PI), Batcheldor, Henson|
|2016||Using the Sharp Chandra's Eyes to Find a Neutron Star Lurking in the Wind of WR 124|
|Colleague(s): Oskinova (PI), Toala, Torrejon, Hainich, Hamann, Chu, Guerrero|
Honors and Awards
- 2005 - ETSU Basler Fellow
- 2008 - Marsico Short Term Visiting Scholar
- 2009 - ETSU Distinguished Research Award for the College of Arts & Sciences
- 2016 - ETSU Distinguished Research Award for the College of Arts & Sciences
|1996||PhD, Astronomy, University of Wisconsin|
|1994||MS, Physics, University of Wisconsin|
|1993||MS, Astronomy, University of Wisconsin|
|1991||BS, Astronomy, Indiana University|
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Polarization Light Curve Modeling of Corotating Interaction Regions in the ...
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (2018)
The intriguing WN4b star WR 6 has been known to display epoch-dependent spectroscopic, photometric and polarimetric variability for several decades. ...
BRITE-Constellation High-Precision Time-Dependent Photometry of the Early O-Type Supergiant ζ ...
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (2017)
From 5.5 months of dual-band optical photometric monitoring at the 1 mmag level, BRITE-Constellation has revealed two simultaneous types of ...
The MiMeS Survey of Magnetism in Massive Stars: Introduction and ...
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (2015)
The MiMeS (Magnetism in Massive Stars) project is a large-scale, high-resolution, sensitive spectropolarimetric investigation of the magnetic properties of O- ...
Polarimetric modeling of corotating interaction regions (CIRs) threading massive-star winds.
Astronomy & Astrophysics (2015)
Massive star winds are complex radiation-hydrodynamic (sometimes magnetohydrodynamic) outflows that are propelled by their enormously strong luminosities. The winds are ...