CTIO REU/PIA 2011

REU Participants and Projects

Student & Institution Mentor(s) Project Title
Ana Mikler
Union College
Andrea Kunder and Alistair Walker (CTIO) The giant branch in Milky Way Globular Clusters
Julia O'Connell
Tennessee State
Roberto De Propris and Nicole van der Bliek (CTIO) Helium Enhancement on the Horizontal Branch of NGC1851
Derrick Rohl
Illinois Wesleyan University
Percy Gomez (Gemini) IR Imaging and Spectral Reduction of Abell 1882 Supergroup
Brett Basarab
Middlebury
Bryan Miller and Gelys Trancho (Gemini) Lick-Index Calibration of the Gemini Multi-Object Spectrographs

PIA Participants and Projects

Student & Institution Mentor(s) Project Title
Gustavo Morales
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
Roberto De Propris (CTIO) NUV luminosity functions of galaxies in clusters
Cesar Munoz
Universidad de Concepcion
Peter Pesev (Gemini) Integrated-light magnitudes of the Galactic Globular clusters using Galex data

Fulbright Students Projects

Student & Institution Mentor(s) Project Title e-mail
Owen Boberg
New Mexico State
David James (CTIO) Title boberg37@gmail.com
Ryan Keenan
University of Wisconsin
Roberto De Propris (CTIO) K-Selected Dynamically Close Pairs of Galaxies rykeenan@gmail.com

Independent Student Project

Student & Institution Mentor(s) Project Title
Scott Stubbs
UCSB
Andrea Kunder (CTIO) Absolute Photometry of RR Lyrae in the Galactic Bulge