Wisconsin REU in Astrophysics
Summer 2014


Wisconsin's 2014 REU students are, from left in the front row: Alex Orchard (University of Wisconsin-Whitewater), Sarah Kessler (Rowan University), Qinghui Sun (Nanjing University), Guanying Zhu (Nanjing University), Alex Moskowitz (Brown University), Elizabeth Tarantino (Case Western Reserve University), Andria Palmer (University of West Florida), Miona Short (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Sinclaire Manning (Howard University).
The remainder are, from left in the back row: Kallan Berglund (Brown University), UW-Madison REU director Eric Hooper, Adam Smercina (University of Toledo), Colby DeLisle (University of Missouri-Columbia), Ryan Farber (Wheaton College).

Student Research Webpage Final Talk (title)
Kallan Berglund Cosmic Paleontology: Understanding the Origins of Fossil Galaxies
Colby DeLisle Cosmic Ray Observations and their Propagation in Magnetic Fields
Ryan Farber The Mean Free Path of Cosmic Rays in the Interstellar Magnetic Field
Sarah Kessler The Interplay between Stellar Evolution and Stellar Dynamics in Open Clusters
Sinclaire Manning A Search for Galactic-scale Magnetic Fields in Young Galaxies
Alex Moskowitz Advanced X-ray Detector Development
Alex Orchard The Velocity Structure of Diffuse Ionized Gas in the Direction of the Scutum-Centaurus Spiral Arm
Andria Palmer Laboratory Astrophysical Studies of the Abundances of the Chemical Elements
Miona Short The Growth of Supermassive Black Holes and their Host Galaxies
Adam Smercina Studying the Gas-Phase Abundances of Galaxies with MaNGA
Qinghui Sun Do Massive Stars in Clusters Produce Type II Supernovae at Normal Rates?
Elizabeth Tarantino Waveform readout for the Cherenkov Telescope Array
Guanying Zhu Studying Galaxy Evolution with Unique State-of-the-Art 3-D Spectrographs

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