Astrophysics Faculty 2023

Univ. of Colorado Boulder

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Dr. Michael Dubson

Academic Director
Teaching Prof. and Assoc. Chair, Physics, Univ. of Colorado Boulder
Ph.D. Physics, Cornell Univ.; B.S. Physics, Univ. of Illinois

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Dr. Cassandra Fallscheer

Associate Academic Director
Assoc. Prof. of Physics, Central Washington Univ.
PhD Astronomy, Max-Planck Institute for Astronomy, IMPRS fellow; M.A. Astronomy, Wesleyan Univ.; B.S. Math & Physics, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

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Ms. Sushma Bana

Site Director
Science Teacher, Monta Vista High School, Cupertino, CA
M.A. Educational Leadership, San Jose State Univ.; M.S. Physics, B.S. Physics and Math, Univ. of Delhi, India

Teaching Assistants/Residential Mentors:

  • Grace, BA in Astrophysics CU Boulder
  • Jessica, senior at Harvard, Physics
  • Mia, junior at Wesleyan Univ,, Astronomy, Mathematics, Film
  • Peter, senior at CU Boulder, BA in Physics and Mathematics

New Mexico State Univ.

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Dr. Adam Rengstorf

Academic Director
Assoc. Prof. of Physics & Astronomy, Purdue Univ. Northwest
Ph.D. Astronomy, Indiana Univ.; B.S. Physics, Binghamton Univ.

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Dr. William Andersen

Associate Academic Director
Prof. of Physics, Eastern NM Univ.
Ph.D. Nuclear Physics, MIT; B.S. Physics, Baylor Univ.

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Ms. Barbara Martinez

Site Director
M.S. Teaching, New Mexico Tech; B.A. Education, College of Santa Fe

Teaching Assistants/Residential Mentors:

  • Benjamin, senior at Harvey Mudd College, Math/Physics
  • Eric, senior at Yale in Computer Science
  • Jessica, senior at MIT in Computer Science and Mathematics
  • Kathryn, B.S. in Engineering, Harvey Mudd College

UNC Chapel Hill

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Dr. Michael Hannawald

Academic Director
Prof. of Chemistry and Astronomy, Univ. of Hawaii
Ph.D. Astrophysics, Nuclear Chemistry; M.S. Physics & Nuclear Chemistry, Univ. of Mainz.

Dr. Jesse Feddersen

Associate Academic Director
Assistant Lecturer, Univ. of Wyoming
PhD Astronomy, Yale Univ.; B.S. Astronomy and Physics, Indiana Univ.

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Dr. Nicole Ice

Site Director
Mathematics teacher, Wheeler High School, Marietta, GA
Ph.D. Mathematics Education, Univ. of Georgia; M.Ed. Mathematics Education, B.S. Mathematics, Georgia State Univ.

Teaching Assistants/Residential Mentors:

  • Aman, senior at Yale, Computer Science
  • Joel, senior at UNC Chapel Hill, Physics
  • Maci, junior at The University of Alabama in Huntsville, Physics, concentration in Astrophysics and Computer Science Minor
  • Maddy, junior at UNC Chapel Hill, Astrophysics, Mathematics Minor, Applied Sciences and Engineering Minor

Adjunct Faculty

Aaron Bauer SSP ’06
Assitant Prof. of Computer Science, Carleton College
Ph.D. Computer Science, Univ. of WA, ’19, B.A. Computer Science, Williams College ’11