Students

These students used the Caltech Submillimeter Observatory in the course of earning Ph. D. degrees.

Institution Alumni Current
Total since 1999 Students
Caltech 30 16 6
Texas 19 13 1
Hawaii 5 5 1
Other US 25 19 18
International 19 19 8
Total 98 72 34

California Institute of Technology

Alumni

Year Thesis Present Affiliation
McGuire, Brett 2014 Time-Domain TeraHertz Spectroscopy and Observational Probes of Prebiotic Interstellar Gas and Ice Chemistry CIT Caltech
Czakon, Nicole 2013 Sunyaev-Zel'dovich observations using large-format millimeter arrays CIT ASIAA
Noroozian, Omid 2012 Superconducting microwave resonator arrays for submillimeter/far-infrared imaging ADS CIT NIST
Sumner, Matthew Casey 2011 Optimizing End-to-End System Performance for Millimeter and Submillimeter Spectroscopy of Protostars:
Wideband Heterodyne Receivers and Sideband-Deconvolution Techniques for Rapid Molecular-Line Surveys
ADS CIT Sandia National Laboratories
Enoch, Melissa Lanae 2008 Molecular Clouds and Star Formation: A Multi-wavelength Study of Perseus, Serpens, and Ophiuchus ADS CIT UC Berkeley
Corder, Stuartt Allan 2008 Optimizing image fidelity with arrays ADS CIT NRAO www
Sayers, Jack 2007 A search for cosmic microwave background anisotropies on arcminute scales ADS CIT Caltech
Naylor, Bret J. 2007 Broadband millimeter-wave spectroscopy with Z-Spec : an unbiased molecular-line survey of the starburst galaxy M82 ADS CIT NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Kumar, Shwetank 2007 Submillimeter wave camera using a novel photon detector technology CIT IBM Research
Brown, Joanna Margaret 2007 Childhood to adolescence: dust and gas clearing in protoplanetary disks ADS CIT Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophyics, Submillimeter Array
Yang, Min 2006 Submillimeter surveys of galaxy samples ADS CIT financial services
Kovács, Attila 2006 SHARC-2 350 µm observations of distant submillimeter-selected galaxies and techniques for the optimal analysis and observing of weak signals CIT University of Minnesota www
Widicus Weaver, Susanna Leigh 2005 Rotational spectroscopy and observational astronomy of prebiotic molecules ADS CIT Emory University www
Edgington, Samantha Faye 2004 A galaxy cluster survey using the Sunyaev Zel'dovich effect ADS CIT Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company
Kessler, Jacqueline Elizabeth 2003 Gas and dust chemistry in planet-forming disks ADS CIT SAIC
Ward, John Strawn 2002 Observations of carbon monoxide in the starburst galaxy M82 with a 690 GHz wide spectral bandwidth receiver ADS CIT Raytheon
Chattopadhyay, Goutam 1999 Dual Polarized and Balanced Receivers at Millimeter and Submillimeter Wavelengths AAT 9956103 NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Benford, Dominic James 1999 Broadband instrumentation for the detection of distant galaxies ADS CIT NASA Goddard Space Flight Center www
Bin, Mei 1997 Low-noise THz niobium SIS mixers ADS UMI: AAT 9727433 Teradyne
Weisstein, Eric Wolfgang 1996 Millimeter/submillimeter Fourier Transform Spectroscopy of Jovian Planet Atmospheres ADS Wolfram Research www
Hunter, Todd Russell 1996 A submillimeter imaging survey of ultracompact HII regions ADS CIT National Radio Astronomy Observatory www
Groesbeck, Todd D. 1995 The contribution of molecular line emission to broadband flux measurements at millimeter and submillimeter wavelengths ADS CIT
Schoelkopf, Robert J. 1994 Studies of noise in Josephson-effect mixers and their potential for submillimeter heterodyne detection CIT Yale University www
McMuldroch, Stuart 1994 The circumstellar environments of FU Orionis stars ADS CIT SSG Precision Optronics
Young, Kenneth Harbour 1993 Submillimeter and infrared studies of mass lost by asymptotic giant branch stars ADS CIT Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophyics, Submillimeter Array
Quillen, Alice C. 1993 The kinematics of molecular gas and dust in the nearby galaxies Centaurus A and M82 ADS University of Rochester www
Büttgenbach, Thomas Hubertus 1993 Quasi-optical SIS receivers and astrophysical observations at submillimeter wavelengths ADS UMI: AAT 9325341 entrepreneur, founder of dock3 Inc.
Stern, Jeffrey Aaron 1990 Fabrication and testing of NbN/MgO/NbN tunnel junctions for use as high-frequency heterodyne detectors CIT NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Grossman, Erich Nathan 1988 A far-infrared heterodyne spectrometer for airborne astronomy ADS NIST Boulder
Wengler, Michael James 1987 Heterodyne detection with superconducting tunnel diodes CIT Qualcomm

Students

  • Carroll, B.
  • Duan, R.
  • Ferry, M.
  • Kelley, M.
  • Rice, Frank
  • Siegel, Seth

University of Texas

Alumni

Year Thesis Present Affiliation
M. Merello 2014 Study of galactic clumps with millimeter / submillimeter continuum and molecular emission : early stages of massive star formation ETD
A. Heiderman 2012 Exploring the limits of star formation from the extreme environment of galaxy interactions to the Milky Way ETD Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie
H. J. Kim 2012 Tests of the episodic mass accretion model for low-mass star formation ETD
M. M. Dunham 2010 Mass accretion in the embedded phase of low-mass star formation ETD Yale University
M. K. Dunham 2010 Physical properties of star-forming regions across the Galaxy ETD Yale University
J.-H. Chen 2010 NASA JPL
Jingwen Wu 2006 Massive star formation, from the Milky Way to distant galaxies ETD UCLA
C. Knez 2006 University of Maryland
K. Allers 2006 IfA
J.-E. Lee 2005 UCLA
Chadwick Young 2005 Nicholls State University www
Kaisa Young 2005 Nicholls State University née Mueller
Yancy L. Shirley 2002 Tracing the mass during star formation: Studies of dust continuum and dense gas ADS ETD University of Arizona
E. Gregersen 1998 McMaster University
W. Li 1997 Sun Systems Canada
James Di Francesco 1997 University of Calgary www
M. Choi 1995 KASI
Rene Plume 1995 University of Calgary www
Y. Wang 1994 Fidelity Investments

Students

  • N. Vutisalchavakul

University of Hawaii

Alumni

http://www.ifa.hawaii.edu/alumni/alumni.htm

Year Thesis Present Affiliation
Cheng-Jiun Ma 2010 MACS: The impact of environment on galaxy evolution at z >0.5 ProQuest
Rita Mann 2010 A Submillimeter Array Survey of Protoplanetary Disks in Orion ProQuest Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics www
Sean Andrews 2007 Harvard Smithsonian CfA www
Sandrine Bottinelli 2006 CSER-UPS, Toulouse
Catherine Garland 2004 Castleton State College www

Students

  • Khayat, Alain

Other US Institutions

Alumni

Institution Year Thesis Present Affiliation
Drew Brisbin Cornell University 2014 Star Formation and Galaxy Evolution Since z~2: Results from Multiwavelength Surveys ADS NRAO
Austermann, Jason University of Massachusetts 2012 University of Colorado
Steve Hailey-Dunsheath Cornell University 2010 Caltech
James Schlaerth University of Colorado 2010
T. Oberst Cornell University 2009 Westminster College
Scott, Kimberly S. University of Massachusetts 2009 Galaxy evolution at high-redshift: Millimeter-wavelength surveys with the AzTEC camera ADS
L. Earle University of Colorado 2008 National Renewable Energy Lab
Larry Kirby University of Chicago 2008 University of Chicago
M. Krejny Northwestern University 2008 University of Minnesota
F. Hearty University of Colorado 2007 University of Virginia
G. Laurent University of Colorado 2006 Southwest Research Institute
H-B. Li Northwestern University 2006 Harvard Smithsonian CfA
B. Benson Stanford University 2004 University of Chicago
C. De Vries University of Massachusetts 2003 SRON
David Chuss Northwestern University 2002 NASA GSFC
T. Renbarger Northwestern University 2002 UC San Diego
John E. Vaillancourt University of Chicago 2001 USRA/SOFIA www
R. Y. Shah University of Virginia 2000 MIT Lincoln Lab
Ingalls, James G. Boston University 1999 Carbon gas in high galactic latitude molecular clouds ADS SSC
M. Woodhams Princeton University 1998 Massey University, New Zealand
C. Darren Dowell University of Chicago 1997 NASA JPL
David A. Schleuning University of Chicago 1997 Coherent Inc.
Jessie L. Dotson University of Chicago 1995 NASA ARC
S. Malhotra Princeton University 1994 Arizona State University
J. Lees Princeton University 1991 Applied Physics Lab

Students

Institution
S. Bussman University of Arizona
E. Chambers Boston University
T. Ellsworth-Bowers University of Colorado
C. Espaillat University of Michigan
C. Fallscheer CfA & MPI Heidelberg
Carl Ferkinhoff Cornell University www
A. Gill University of Colorado
A. Ginocchio University of Colorado
A. Ginsburg University of Colorado
J. Kamenetzky University of Colorado
Jake Laas Emory University www
T. Matthews Northwestern University
D. Perley UC Berkeley
A. Plunkett Yale University
K. Qui Harvard University
K. Wang CfA
R. Wang NRAO
J. Wheeler University of Colorado
I. Yoon University of Massachusetts

International Institutions

Alumni

Institution Year Thesis Present Affiliation
Joanna Bulger University of Exeter 2013 Far-infrared & Sub-millimeter Studies of Circumstellar Disks doi ASU
M. Attard University of Western Ontario 2010 CEA/Saclay
T. Hezareh University of Western Ontario 2010 MPIfR
J. Kooi Kapteyn Institute, University of Groningen 2008 Caltech
M. Marseille U Bordeaux 2008 SRON
A. Pope University of British Columbia 2007 NRAO
K. Coppin University of British Columbia 2006 Durham U
S. Khan U London 2006 CfA/Shanghai Normal U
S. Lefranc Obs de Paris 2006 U Paris-Sud
E. Bayet U Paris 2005 UC London
A. Beelen IAS Orsay 2004 IAS Orsay
P. Hily-Blant U Paris 11 2004 LAOG/U Joseph Fourier
C. Comito U Bonn 2003 MPIfR
D. Teyssier ENS-Paris 2003 ESAC
D. Fosse U Paris 11 2003 journalist at Ciel et Espace
M. Houde U Montréal 2001 University of Western Ontario
R. Furuya NRO Japan 2000 Subaru Telescope, NAOJ
T. Klein U Bonn 1999 MPIfR
J. Pety U Paris 6 1999 IRAM and LERMA, Obs de Paris

Students

Institution
S. Bruderer ETH Zurich
S. Chitsazzadeh University of Western Ontario
S. Flynn Cardiff University
D. Hogg University of Exeter
H. Inami ISAS-JAXA, Japan)
M. Kulczak-Jastrzebska Jagiellonian University
T. Officer University of Western Ontario
J. Rodon MPI Germany
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