Amy J. Barger, Professor

Dept of Astronomy, UW-Madison
475 N. Charter Street, Madison WI 53706

Office: 6504 Sterling Hall
Email: barger at astro.wisc.edu
Telephone: 608-263-7106
Fax: 608-263-6386


RESEARCH INTERESTS

Observational cosmology, distant galaxies and supermassive black holes, observations at X-ray, optical, near-infrared, submillimeter, and radio wavelengths, star formation and accretion histories of the universe


HONORS AND AWARDS

Vilas Associates Award, 2011

American Physical Society Fellow, 2007

Maria Goeppert-Mayer Award of the American Physical Society, 2007
[APS talk (pdf)]

H. I. Romnes Faculty Research Fellow at UW-Madison, 2006

Phillip R. Certain College of Letters & Science Dean's Distinguished Teaching Award at UW-Madison, 2004

David and Lucile Packard Fellow for Science and Engineering, 2003

Newton Lacy Pierce Prize of the American Astronomical Society, 2002

Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, 2002

Annie Jump Cannon Award in Astronomy, 2001

Hubble Fellow, 1999

Chandra Fellow at Large, 1999

Marshall Scholar, 1993


PUBLICATIONS

All Non-Conference

All from NASA ADS


CURRENT UW GRADUATE STUDENTS WORKING WITH ME

Isak Wold


PAST GRADUATE STUDENTS

  • Brian Yencho (PhD thesis co-advisor; PhD 2011, now Postdoctoral Fellow in Barcelona, Spain in High-Energy Physics)

  • Ryan Keenan (PhD thesis advisor; PhD 2011, now Postdoctoral Fellow at ASIAA in Taiwan)

  • Laura Trouille (PhD thesis advisor; PhD 2010, now CIERA Postdoctoral Fellow at Northwestern)

  • Aaron Steffen (PhD thesis advisor; PhD 2004, now Assistant Professor at UW-Marathon County)

  • Elizabeth Wehner (graduate research advisor; PhD 2005, now Assistant Professor at University of Saint Thomas )


    ASTRONOMY LINKS

  • UW-Madison Department of Astronomy Homepage

  • NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS) Abstract Service

  • arXiv Search

  • Learn@UW website