2007 KPNO REU Students

Gabor Angeli (University of California, Berkeley)
“Creation and Control of an Internet Controlled Mars Rover Model”
Advisor: Connie Walker

Andrew Esselman (Whitman College)
“Detection of Ha Emission from Star-forming Galaxies at z ≈ 0.8”
Advisors: Janice Lee and Samir Salim

Rosalie McGurk (University of Washington, Seattle)
“VLT Spectroscopy of Six Cataclysmic Variable Stars”
Advisor: Steve Howell

Ferah Munshi (University of California, Berkeley)
“Tip of the Red Giant Branch Distance of Satellite Dwarfs as a Secondary Distance Indicator to NGC4258”
Advisor: Lucas Macri

T. J. Rodigas (University of Virginia)
“Automated Wavefront Sensing for the LSST in Matlab”
Advisor: Chuck Claver

Josiah Walton (University of Arkansas, Fayetteville)
“GALEX UV Obserations of Star Forming Galaxies at 0.65 < z < 0.85”
Advisors: Janice Lee and Samir Salim