Graduates of NMSU Astronomy

Kyle Uckert2016PhDCharacterization of Biosignatures within Geologic Samples Analyzed using a Suite of in situ TechniquesN. Chanover
Kenz Arraki2016PhDEvolution of Dwarf Galaxy Properties in Local Group EnvironmentsA. Klypin
Meredith Rawls2016PhDRed Giants in Eclipsing Binaries as a Benchmark for AsteroseismologyJ. Jackiewicz
Diane Feuillet2016PhDAges and Abundance of Local Galactic Stellar PopulationsJ. Holtzman
Candace Gray2015PhDThe Effect of Solar Flares, Coronal Mass Ejections, and Co-rotating Interaction Regions on the Venusian 5577 Angstrom Oxygen Green LineN. Chanover
Michael Hayden2015PhDChemical Cartography of the Milky Way with SDSS-III/APOGEE
J. Holtzman
Kyle Degrave2015PhDTime-Distance Helioseismology: Testing the State-of-the-Art for Investigating the Structure of Sunspots and Supergranulation
J. Jackiewicz
Teresa Ross2015PhDExploring Dwarf Galaxy Evolution through Metallicity DistributionsJ. Holtzman
Nikki Nielsen2015PhDTracing Galaxy Evolution Through Spatial and Kinematic Probes of the MgII Circumgalactic MediumC. Churchill
Nick Ule2015PhDQuantifying Differential Rotation Across the Stellar Main SequenceT. Harrison
Audrey Oravetz2015MSThe Fate of Ionizing Photons in Two Different Star Formation Complexes in the SMCJ. Holtzman
Daniel Oravetz2015MSSearching for Metallicity Spread in Five Galactic Star Clusters
J. Holtzman
Cat Wu2014PhDThe Kinematics of Ionized Gas in Nearby, Edge-on Galaxies from Multi-long-slit Spectroscopy
R. Walterbos
Robert Edmonds2014PhDExamination of Two Martian Atmosphere Dust Phenomena: Dust Devil Acoustics and Gravity Wave Forcing of Dust Storm Development
J. Murphy
Gregory Taylor2014PhDDevelopment and Operation of an Off-Limb Solar AO system
J. McAteer
Sebastian Trujillo-Gomez2014PhDThe Interplay Between Baryons and DM in the Process of Galaxy Formation
A. Klypin
Adam McKay2013PhDThe Volatile Composition of Comets as Inferred from Gas Production
N. Chanover
Malynda Chizek2013PhDData and Model Investigation of Martian Methane and Other Trace Gases
J. Murphy
Maria Patterson2013PhDProperties of Star Formation and the Interstellar Medium in Galaxy Outskirts
R. Walterbos
Ryan Hamilton2013PhDConstraining Photospheric Abundances of Donor Stars in Cataclysmic Variables
T. Harrison
Michael Kirk2013PhDThe Anatomy of Chromospheric Flares and Associated Ephemeral Brightenings
J. Jackiewicz
Chas Miller2013PhDMethods for Constraining Surface Properties and Volatile Migration on Phoebe, Triton, Pluto, and the Moon
N. Chanover
Jeff Coughlin2012PhDFundamental Parameters of Exoplanets and their Host Stars
T. Harrison
Jillian Bornak2012PhDA New Approach to Modeling Dust Emission in Classical Novae
T. Harrison
Leland Wehland2012MSThe Selection, Mounting, and Integration of an Infrared Photon-Counting APD Module for J-Band Astronomical Photometry on the NMSU HSP
T. Harrison
Sean Lindsay2012PhDDiscrete Dipole Approximation Model of Crystalline Forsterite
J. Murphy
Mark Gleed2012MSMerging Rates of Large Galactic Halos: Comparing Observations and Cosmological Simulations
A. Klypin
James Stockton2011PhDPamela: Results on Electron and Positron Spectra in Cosmic Rays
S. Stochaj
Mike Sussman2011PhDModeling Seasonal Change on Uranus with the EPIC GCM
N. Chanover
Paul Strycker2011PhDStudies of Jovian Atmospheric Structure and Coloring Agents using Hyperspectral Imaging
N. Chanover
Jessica Evans2011PhDMgII Quasar Absorption Line Systems as a Probe of Galaxy Structural and Kinematic Evolution
C. Churchill
Jacqueline McCleary2011MSKinematic and Photometric Decompositions of Observed and Simulated Disk Galaxies: Theoretical and Observational Predictions
A. Klypin
David Teal2011MSMartian Middle-Latitude Stationary Waves as Manifested in MRO MCS Retrieved Temperature Data
J. Murphy
Randy Carlson2010PhDSpatial and Seasonal Variations in Saturn's Haze and Vertical Phosphine Distribution at 3 microns from 2005 to 2010N. Chanover
Jim Norwood2010PhDThe Vertical Structure of the Uranian Atmosphere Near Equinox as Modeled with Near-Infrared Spectroscopic ObservationsN. Chanover
Mary Jo Clark2010MSThe Search for Orphan Optical Afterglows from Gamma-ray Bursts in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey II: Supernova SurveyJ. Holtzman
Douglas Hoffman2009PhDAutomated Variable Star Classification Using the Northern Sky Variability SurveyT. Harrison
Ashley Ruiter2009PhDWhite Dwarfs in Close Binaries: Gravitational Waves, X-rays, and Type Ia Supernova ProgenitorsT. Harrison
Roberto Avila2009MSMetallicity Gradients in the Stellar Populations of M33J. Holtzman
Jiehae Choi2009MSMulti-Longslit Spectroscopy for Kinematic StudiesR. Walterbos
Ryan Campbell2008PhDPhase-Resolved Cyclotron Spectroscopy of PolarsT. Harrison
Daniel Ceverino-Rodriguez2008PhDNumerical Models of the Formation of Galaxies in an Expanding UniverseA. Klypin
Glenn Kacprzak2008PhDThe Morphological, Kinematic, and Halo Gas Properties of MgII Absorption Selected Galaxies at Intermediate RedshiftC. Churchill
Brandon Lawton2008PhDDiffuse Interstellar Bands in Damped Lyman-Alpha and Starburst GalaxiesC. Churchill
Allison Widhalm2008MSGas Dynamics in the Milky Way GalaxyC. Churchill
Linghong Hu2008MSNumerical Models of Galaxy FormationA. Klypin
Carrie Anderson2006PhDAerosol Vertical Structure in Earth-Analog AtmospheresN. Chanover
Steven Nelli2006PhDSensitivities of a Coupled Dust and Water Cycle on MarsJ. Murphy
Erica Voges2006PhDThe Ionization Sources of the Diffuse Ionized Gas in Nearby Disk GalaxiesR. Walterbos
Bhasker Moorthy2006PhDBulges of Spiral Galaxies: Stellar Populations, Structure, Kinematics, and DynamicsJ. Holtzman
Don Lubowich2006PhDThe Galactic Deuterium DistributionC. Churchill
Tanya Tavenner2006MSCloud Tracking of Venus' Lower Cloud DeckJ. Murphy
Pey-Lian Lim2006MSHi-Res Spectroscopy of a Hipparcos Sample within 100 parsecsJ. Holtzman
Melinda Kahre2005PhDThe Martian Dust Cycle and the Evolution of Surface Dust Resevoirs
J. Murphy
Joe Helmboldt2005PhDStar Formation at the Extreme Ends of the Hubble SequenceJ. Holtzman
Peregrine McGehee2005PhDMagnetospheric Accretion in Substellar ObjectsK. Anderson
Sarah Giandoni2005MSAbsorption Lines and Galaxies toward PKS 0312-77C. Churchill
Sarah Bates2005MSNew M31 Globular Clusters derived from the SDSSJ. Holtzman
Takafumi Temma2004PhDVertical Structure Modeling of Saturn with High-Spectral Resolution ImagingN. Chanover
Carla Adams2004MSExtremes of Galaxy Evolution: Tracing Star Formation in Local Spiral GalaxiesN. Vogt
Octavio Valenzuela2003PhDThe Dynamics of Disk Galaxies as a Test for the Structure of Dark Matter HalosA. Klypin
Bob Zavala2003PhDA View through Faraday's Fog: Parsec Scale Rotation Measures in AGNB. McNamara
Tom Stephens2003PhDDesign and Operation of the Wide-Angle Air Cherenkov Telescope ArrayS. Stochaj
Jason Peterson2003PhDCharacteristics of Radio Halos, Cosmic Ray Electron Propagation, and the Warm Ionized Medium as determined through Observations of Radio Synchrotron Emission from the Milky Way and Edge-on Spiral GalaxiesW. Webber
Heather Bogue2003MSDetermining the Component Masses of Cataclysmic VariablesT. Harrison
Mayrita Vitvitska2003MSThe Origin of Angular Momentum in Dark Matter HalosA. Klypin
Mark Blackmon2003MSSeasonal Variations in Dust Flux in the Martian Polar RegionsJ. Murphy
Hector Noriega2003MSPopulation gradients in WLMJ. Holtzman
Denise Stephens2002PhD1 to 4 micron Photometry and the Near-Infrared Classification of L and T DwarfsM. Marley
Chris Gelino2002PhDA Multi-Wavelength Search for Photometric Variability in L DwarfsM. Marley
Neal Miller2001PhDA Radio Perspective on Galaxy Evolution in the Cluster EnvironmentK. Anderson
Salman Hameed2001PhDMassive Star Formation in Early-Type SpiralsJ. Holtzman
Dawn Gelino2001PhDModeling Infrared Ellipsoidal Variations: Determining the Masses of Black HolesT. Harrison
Christopher Garasi 2001PhDMagnetic Fields and the Cluster Cooling Flow HypothesisJ. Holtzman
Matthew Templeton2000PhDAn Observational and Theoretical Study of High-Amplitude Delta Scuti StarsB. McNamara
Elizabeth Rizza2000PhDThe Environments of Rich, Intermediate Redshift Abell Clusters: A Multi-Wavelength ApproachR. Walterbos
Andrey Kravtsov2000PhDHigh-Resolution Simulations of Structure Formation in the UniverseA. Klypin
Nichole King2000PhDLuminous Blue Variables and Related High Mass Evolved Stars in M31 and Their Surprising EnvironmentsR. Walterbos
Charles Hoopes2000PhDThe Properties and Ionization Sources of Diffuse Ionized Gas in Spiral GalaxiesR. Walterbos
Mark Bliton2000PhDThe Environments of Poor Clusters of GalaxiesK. Anderson
Nathaniel Paust2000MSThe Star Formation History of the Local Milky WayJ. Holtzman
David Thilker1999PhDMassive Stars and Expanding Shells within the Violent Interstellar MediumR. Walterbos
Matthew Carlson1999PhDYoung Globular Clusters in Interacting GalaxiesJ. Holtzman
Vanessa Galarza1999MSSpectrophotometry of HII Regions, Diffuse Ionized Gas, and Supernova Remnants in M31: The Transition from Photoionization to Shock IonizationR. Walterbos
Amy Simon1998PhDThe Time-Dependent Nature of Winds, Reflectivity and Weather Systems on JupiterR. Beebe
Bruce Greenawalt1998PhDDiffuse Ionized Gas in Nearby Spiral GalaxiesR. Walterbos
Marla Geha1998MSHST/WFPC2 Observations of Stellar Populations in the LMC FieldJ. Holtzman
Charles Walter1997PhDProperties of the Uranian Atmosphere as Revealed by Optical and Infrared ImagingM. Marley
Percy Gomez1997PhDA Study of the Dynamics and Substructure of a Sample of Nearby Abell Clusters of GalaxiesJ. Burns
Nancy Chanover1997PhDTemporal Variations in the Vertical Structure of Jupiter's AtmosphereR. Beebe
Kevin Marvel1996PhDThe Circumstellar Environment of Evolved Stars as Revealed by Studies of Circumstellar Water MasersJ. Burns
Kurt Roettiger1995PhDNumerical Simulations and the Observational Consequences of Merging Clusters of GalaxiesJ. Burns
Jason Pinckney1995PhDThe Dynamics of Galaxy Clusters Containing Wide-Angle Tailed Radio SourcesJ. Burns
Susan Lederer1995MSConsequences of Albedo Feature Pseudoperiodicities for Jovian SeismologyM. Marley
Lyle Huber1995MSZonal (East-West) Winds and Cloud Morphology in Jupiter's AtmosphereR. Beebe
Christina Heikkila1995MS
Bryant Heikkila1995MSFar-Infrared and Radio Continuum Spatial Correlations in Ten Nearby Spiral GalaxiesW. Webber
Stephen Doe1994MSROSAT Observations of Five Poor Galaxy Clusters with Extended Radio Sources
Pedro Sada1993PhDTemporal Variations in the Circumstellar Shell IRC+10216H. Beebe
Tamara Payne1993PhDA Multiwavelength Study of Solar Ellerman BombsK. Anderson
Robert Donahue1993PhDSurface Differential Rotation in a Sample of Cool Dwarf StarsSanders
Sylvia Baggett1993PhDThe Box/Peanut Phenomenon in Disk GalaxiesK. Anderson
Brian Kooiman1993MSTwo-Point Angular Correlation Function for the Green Bank 4.85 Ghz Radio Sky SurveyJ. Burns
Jason Kendall1993MSThe Effect of Time-Varying Density Fields on Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation: A New FormulationK. Anderson
James Dean 1993MSA Study of Box and Peanut Galaxies in the InfraredK. Anderson
Alan Hale1992PhDOrbital Coplanarity in Solar-Type Binary Systems: Implications for Planetary System Formation and DetectionB. McNamara
Warren Hack1992MSStellar Internal Motions Within the Orion Nebula Region
David Brown1992MSAn Investigation of the Radio and X-ray Properties of Southern Rich Clusters of GalaxiesJ. Burns
Kenneth Swanson1991MSSpatial and High Speed Characteristics of the Los Alamos Ranicon Detector
William McDaid1991MSA Chemical Analysis of the HR1614 Group: Is it a Supercluster?McWilliam
Thomas Little1990PhDSearch for Regularities in the Atmosphere of JupiterR. Beebe
David Kuehn1990PhDA Study of the Temporal Behavior of the Vertical Structure of Jupiter's AtmosphereR. Beebe
Chris Barnet1990PhDSaturn's Seasonal Winds and Temperature: The Effect of the Ring System on the Troposphere and StratosphereR. Beebe
Steve Berrick1990MS
Tom Hockey1988PhDA Historical Interpretation of the Study of the Visible Cloud Morphology on the Planet Jupiter: 1610 - 1878R. Beebe
Andrea Dobson1987PhDActivity-Rotation Relations for Lower Main Sequence StarsH. Beebe
Wayne Baggett1987PhDA Study of Environmental Influences on the Structure of Spiral Galaxy DisksK. Anderson
Kaz Sekiguchi1986PhDThe Initial Mass Function of Starburst GalaxiesK. Anderson
John Hakkila1986PhDStatistical Properties of Barium StarsB. McNamara
John Crain1986MSPositions of 127 Hyads and 6-cm Observations of 320 Hyads
Randy Olson1985PhDThe Morphology of the Planetary Nebula NGC3242Reitmeyer
John Lambert1985PhDOccultation and Lightcurve Analysis: The Figure of 2 PallasR. Beebe
Julian Christou1985PhDSeeing Effects and Their Calibration for Astronomical Speckle Interferometry ObservationsK. Anderson
Dan Boice1985PhDThe Neutral Sodium D_2 Line in Late-Type StarsH. Beebe
Hunt Guitar1984PhDAnalysis of Motions of Jupiter's Great Red Spot and White OvalsR. Beebe
Rob Suggs1983PhDTemporal Albedo Variations in Saturn's AtmosphereR. Beebe
Roger Davis1983PhDA High Dispersion Spectral Analysis of Three Pre-Main Sequence StarsH. Beebe
John Keady1982PhDThe Circumstellar Envelope of IRC+10216R. Beebe
Dave Bruning1981PhDThe Applicability of the Fourier Convolution Theorem to the Analysis of Late-Type Stellar SpectraH. Beebe
Suzanne Hammond-Jacobi1981MS
William Ryan1985MSConsiderations of the Effects of Quantum Gravity on Friedmann-Robertson-Walker-Type UniversesK. Anderson
Eileen Ryan1985MSInterstellar Extinction and the Assumption of Heterogeneous Dust GrainsK. Anderson
Barry Rishel1985MS
Scarlet Ayres1985MS
Jack Drummond1980PhDA Photometric Investigation of Possible Binary Occurrence in the Central Stars of Seventeen Planetary NebulaReitmeyer
Ed Tedesco1979PhDA Photometric Investigation of the Colors, Shapes, and Spin Rates of Hirayama Family AsteroidsR. Beebe
Pete Brewton1979MS
Gary Garwood1979MS
Robert Hill1979MSAn Investigation of the Blue Straggler ProblemK. Anderson
Steve Horan1979MSA Survey of the Hyades for Delta Scuti VariablesB. McNamara
Steven Solomon1979MSThe Development of an Automated PDS Photographic Photometry System and its Application to the Galactic Cluster M11B. McNamara
Tim Schneeberger1977PhDBalmer Emission Lines in T Tauri-like Decelerating FlowsH. Beebe
Harold Reitsma1977PhDQuantitative Spectral Classification of Solar-type Stars and the SunH. Beebe
Adrian Herzog1977PhDAn Analysis of Numerical Integration Techniques for the Modeling of Open Galactic ClustersSanders
Dennis Dawson1977PhDA Photoelectric Investigation of the Physical Nature of RV Tauri Variables
K. Anderson
Dennis Hollars1975PhDAn Observational and Theoretical Investigation of Calcium II H and K Emission in Yellow Supergiants and Classical CepheidsH. Beebe
Tom Pauls1974PhDRadio Observations of HII Regions in the Galactic CenterReitmeyer
Brad Smith1972PhDObservations of Atmospheric Limb Darkening in the Visual Continuum and an Analysis of Multiple Scattering in the Atmospheres of Jupiter and SaturnH. Beebe