Professor of Astronomy

Present Position

Associate Professor at CUA (tenured)
Research Associate at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
Visiting Scientist at Johns Hopkins University

Teach Astronomy and Physics

Research Interests

Research interest includes the role of evolution in galaxy properties; the environmental effects in galaxy evolution/formation; the properties of star-forming galaxies at low and high redshifts; formation of disks.

Current Projects

  • Colliding Galaxies - blue blobs
  • The Ultraviolet Ultra Deep Field - UVUDF
  • Big Data of the Huge Universe - BIDHU

Past Discoveries

NGC6872 - The Largest Spiral (CUA Press Release)

Blue Blobs (page 21 of Gemini Focus Magazine)

Holmberg IX (Hubble Heritage Release)

SN1997D (really old blog and links to publications)

Video showing interview about teaching at CUA