REU 2002

Wisconsin's REU students (Summer 2002) visiting the Synchrotron Radiation Center in Stoughton, WI. From left to right, are Chris Moore (Synchrotron Radiation Center), Larry Isenhower (Abilene Christian University), Bob Benjamin (program director), Ben Ziemer (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Travis Laurance (Middle Tennessee State University), Kurt Soto (Ventura College/University of California-Berkeley), Genevieve de Messieres (Swarthmore College), Patricia Mutunga (Bethune-Cookman College), Fana Mulu (Alabama A&M University), and Karen Bland (James Madison University). Missing is Ben Willett (University of Wisconsin-Madison).

Projects:

Karen Bland: Angular Distribution of Downgoing Muons in the Amanda Detector

Genevieve de Messieres: A Model of High Velocity Clouds in the Milky Way Galaxy

Larry Isenhower: Construction of a Focal Plane Array for CMB Imaging

Travis Laurance: Multi-Fiber Optical Spectroscopy of Stars Towards W51

Fana Mariam Mulu: Cluster Abell 2192: Morphological Descriptions and Luminosity Profiles of Its Galaxies

Amanda Heffner-Wong: Cosmic Ray Composition using AMANDA and SPASE

Patricia Mutunga: Identifying and Classifying the Galaxies of Abell 2192

Kurt Soto: Rotation Rates and Eclipsing Binaries with Pre-Main Sequence Stars

Ben Willett: Starburst and Dwarf Irregular Galaxies: Temporal Evolution of Star Forming Regions

Benjamin Ziemer: Neutrino Oscillations in the Sun

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