Where Are They Now (1990-1999)

Alumni from the UW-Madison Astronomy Department have moved on to positions in research, administration, and beyond. A list of Ph.D. graduates of the Department is provided below.

2010-present

2000-2009

1990-1999

  • Cole, Andrew  A.; Ph.D.: 1999; Advisor: Gallagher; Current Position: Assistant Professor, U. Tasmania
  • Erwin, Henry P.; Ph.D.: 1999; Advisor: Sparke; Current Position: Staff Scientist, Max Planck Institute, Garching, Germany
  • Faison, Michael D.; Ph.D.: 1999; Advisor: Churchwell; Current Position: Director, Leitner Family Observatory, Yale
  • Howk, Jay C.; Ph.D.: 1999; Advisor: Savage; Current Position: Assistant Professor, Notre Dame University
  • Acord, Jerry M.; Ph.D.: 1998; Advisor: Churchwell; Current Position: Industy, Newark, NJ
  • Haffner, Lawrence M.; Ph.D.: 1998; Advisor: Reynolds; Current Position: Senior Scientist, UW-Madison
  • Maciejewski, Witold; Ph.D.: 1998; Advisor: Sparke; Current Position: Assistant Professor, Liverpool John Moores University (UK)
  • Gibson, Steven J.; Ph.D.: 1997; Advisor: Nordsieck; Current Position: Assistant Professor,  University of Western Kentucky
  • Tripp, Todd M.; Ph.D.: 1997; Advisor: Savage; Current Position: Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
  • Afferbach, Andrew L.; Ph.D.: 1996; Advisor: Churchwell; Current Position: CEO/Director of Engineering, Columbia Telecommunications Corp
  • Casey, Brian W.; Ph.D.: 1996; Advisor: Mathieu; Current Position: Root Level Services, Madison, WI
  • Cohen, David M.; Ph.D.: 1996; Advisor: Cassinelli; Current Position: Associate Professor, Swarthmore College
  • Cox, Andrea L.; Ph.D.: 1996; Advisor: Sparke; Current Position: Tomotherapy, Medical Physics Department
  • Ignace, Richard; Ph.D.: 1996; Advisor: Cassinelli; Current Position: Associate Professor, East Tennessee State Univ
  • Jensen, Eric  L.; Ph.D.: 1996; Advisor: Mathieu; Current Position: Associate Professor, Swarthmore College
  • Schweitzer, Andrea E.; Ph.D.: 1996; Advisor: Gallagher; Current Position: Self-employed consultant for astro-space companies
  • Shepherd, Deborah S.; Ph.D.: 1996; Advisor: Churchwell; Current Position: Staff scientist, VLA/NRAO
  • Hofner, Peter A.; Ph.D.: 1995; Advisor: Churchwell; Current Position: Associate Professor, New Mexico Tech University
  • O'Donnell, James E.; Ph.D.: 1995; Advisor: Mathis; Current Position: Public Outreach, Royal Observatory at Greenwich, London
  • Marcum, Pamela M.; Ph.D.: 1994; Advisor: Gallagher; Current Position: Project Scientist, SOFIA (NASA)
  • Miller, Walter W.; Ph.D.: 1994; Advisor: Cox; Current Position: Technical Staff, Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, MD
  • Watson, Alan M.; Ph.D.: 1994; Advisor: Gallagher; Current Position: Senior Scientist, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
  • Sofia, Ulysses J.; Ph.D.: 1993; Advisor: Hoessel; Current Position: Associate Dean, American University, Washington DC
  • Wolff, Michael J.; Ph.D.: 1993; Advisor: Nordsieck; Current Position: Independent Researcher, Space Science Institute
  • Bjorkman, Jon E.; Ph.D.: 1992; Advisor: Cassinelli; Current Position: Associate Professor, University of Toledo
  • Diplas, Athanassios; Ph.D.: 1992; Advisor: Savage; Current Position: Goldman Sachs, New York
  • Lee, Chi W.; Ph.D.: 1992; Advisor: Mathieu; Current Position: West Scientific Publishing, Singapore
  • Levine, Stephen E.; Ph.D.: 1992; Advisor: Sparke; Current Position: Astronomer and Deputy Director, Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff, AZ
  • Sembach, Kenneth R.; Ph.D.: 1992; Advisor: Savage; Current Position: Staff scientist, Space Telescope Science Inst. (Hubble Project Scientist)
  • Abbott, Mark J.; Ph.D.: 1991; Advisor: Hoessel; Current Position: Private Industry
  • Schutt, Randy L.; Ph.D.: 1991; Advisor: Bless; Current Position: Private Industry-Design consultant in Holland, MI
  • Nook, Mark A.; Ph.D.: 1990; Advisor: Nordsieck; Current Position: Dept of Phys, Astron, and Engr Sciences, St. Cloud State Univ, 720 4th Ave. S., St Cloud, MN  56301-4498
  • Stanford, Spencer A.; Ph.D.: 1990; Advisor: Code; Current Position: Lawrence Livermore Nat'l Lab, Institute of Geouphysics and Planetary Phys, PO Box 808 L-413, Livermore, CA  94551-9900

1980-1989

1970-1979

1960-1969

Before 1960

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