2012 KPNO REU Students

Jonathan Brown (NOAO; University of Michigan)
“Time Variable Accretion in Protoplanetary Disks”
Advisor: Collette Salyk

Linsey Johnson ( NOAO; Utah State University)
“Twinkle, twinkle little star, how I wonder where you are: Characterizing the sky brightness throughout the night”
Advisor: Connie Walker

Erin O’Leary ( NOAO; Macalester College)
“The Role of Galaxy Mergers and Interactions in Galaxy Evolution”
Advisor: Jeyhan Kartaltepe

Calvin Ortega (NOAO; Pima Community College)
“Charge Coupled Device Analysis and Calibration using the Photon Transfer Curve Method”
Advisors: Ron George and Ken Mighell

Paige Romero (NOAO; University of New Mexico)
“A Search for Stellar Activity in Eclipsing Binaries in the Kepler Field”
Advisor: Ken Mighell

Amelia Shirtz (NOAO; Northern Michigan Univserity)
“Creating an Infrastructure for LSST All-Sky Data”
Advisor: Chuck Claver

Brianna Smart (NOAO; University of Arizona)
“Searching for the Magellanic Star Stream”
Advisor: Knut Olsen