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McCrann

Niall MacCrann

CCAPP Fellow (2016-2019)
Research: cosmology, weak lensing, large-scale structure
Current position: Stephen Hawking Advanced Fellow, Cambridge University (starting 2020)

 

 

 

 


Michael Troxel

Michael Troxel

CCAPP Fellow (2016-2018)
Research: cosmology, weak lensing, large-scale structure
Current position: Assistant Professor, Duke University
https://scholars.duke.edu/person/michael.troxel
 

 


Alexia Lewis

Alexia Lewis

CCAPP Fellow (2016-2017)
Research: star formation, nearby galaxies, multiwavelength data
Current position: Data Scientist, Outlier AI
https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexialewis/

 


Zu

Ying Zu

CCAPP Fellow (2016-2017)
Research: cosmology, galaxy formation, active galactic nuclei
Current position: Assistant Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
http://www.astronomy.ohio-state.edu/~yingzu/index.html

 

 

 


Linden

Tim Linden

CCAPP Fellow (2015-2019), Einstein Fellow (2015-2016 at Ohio State)
Research: dark matter, gamma rays, pulsars
Current position: Assistant Professor, Stockholm University
http://www.trlinden.com/

 

 

 


Katie Auchettl

Katie Auchettl

CCAPP Fellow (2015-2018)
Research: supernova remnants, tidal-disruption events, black holes
Current position: Assistant Professor, University of Melbourne (starting 2020)
http://auchettl.com/

 

 

 


Jordan Hanson

Jordan Hanson

CCAPP Fellow (2015-2017)
Research: ultra-high-energy neutrino astronomy, radio techniques, instrumentation
Current position: Assistant Professor, Whittier College
https://www.linkedin.com/in/918particle/

 


Ashley Ross

Ashley Ross

CCAPP Fellow (2014-2018)
Research: cosmology, optimization of data analysis, large-scale structure
Current position: Research Scientist, CCAPP 
https://u.osu.edu/ross.1333/

 

 


Mauricio Bustamante

Mauricio Bustamante

CCAPP Fellow (2014-2017)
Research: neutrino astrophysics, high-energy neutrino physics, cosmic rays
Current position: Assistant Professor, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen (starting 2020)
https://mbustamante.net/

 


Anna Nierenberg

Anna Nierenberg

CCAPP Fellow (2014-2017)
Research: galaxy formation, dwarf galaxies, observations
Current position: NASA Postdoctoral Fellow, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
https://annanierenberg.com/

 


Adi Zolotov

Adi Zolotov

CCAPP Fellow (2014-2015) 
Research: galaxy formation, dwarf galaxies, simulations
Current position: Director of Data Science, CNA Corporation
https://www.linkedin.com/in/adi-zolotov-11a41b87/


Jonathan Blazek

 

Jonathan Blazek

CCAPP Fellow (2013-2016)
Research: large-scale structure, cosmology, weak gravitational lensing
Current position: SNSF Ambizione Fellow, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
https://www.asc.ohio-state.edu/blazek.35/aboutme.html

 


Hee-Jong Seo

Hee-Jong Seo

CCAPP Fellow (2013-2014)
Research: cosmology, weak lensing, large-scale structure
Current position: Assistant Professor, Ohio University
https://www.ohio.edu/cas/seoh


Huff

Eric Huff

CCAPP Fellow (2012-2016)
Research: cosmology, weak lensing, statistical inference
Current position: Staff Scientist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
https://science.jpl.nasa.gov/people/Huff/

 

 

 


Peter Melchior

Peter Melchior

CCAPP Fellow (2011-2015)
Research: gravitational lensing, galaxy clusters, image processing
Current position: Assistant Professor, Princeton University
http://pmelchior.net/

 


 Basudeb Dasgupta

Basudeb Dasgupta

CCAPP Fellow (2010-2012)
Research: neutrino mixing, supernovae, dark matter
Current position:  Associate Professor, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
https://sites.google.com/site/basudebdasguptatifr/

 


Kohta Murase

Kohta Murase

JSPS Fellow (2010-2012), CCAPP Senior Fellow (2012)
Research: neutrino astrophysics, gamma-ray bursts, cosmic rays
Current position: Assistant Professor, Pennsylvania State University
https://www.phys.psu.edu/people/kum26

 


Tim Eifler

Tim Eifler

CCAPP Fellow (2009-2012)
Research: cosmology, weak lensing, large-scale structure
Current position: Assistant Professor, University of Arizona 
https://www.as.arizona.edu/people/faculty/tim-eifler


Shunsaku Horiuchi

Shunsaku Horiuchi

CCAPP Fellow (2009-2012)
Research: neutrino astrophysics, supernovae, dark matter
Current position: Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech
http://www1.phys.vt.edu/~horiuchi/HOME.html

 

 

 


Michael Mortonson

Michael Mortonson

CCAPP Fellow (2009-2012)
Research: cosmology, dark energy, reionization
Current position: Head of Data Science, Academia.edu
https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelmortonson/

 

 


Michael Stamatikos

Michael Stamatikos

CCAPP Fellow (2009-2012)
Research: gamma-ray bursts, Swift data, neutrino astrophysics
Current position: Assistant Professor, Ohio State Newark
https://astronomy.osu.edu/people/stamatikos.1

 

 

 


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Stelios Kazantzidis

CCAPP Senior Fellow (2008-2014)
Research: galaxy formation, supermassive black holes, simulations
Current position: Assistant Professor, University of Athens
http://en.astro.phys.uoa.gr 


Carsten Rott

Carsten Rott

CCAPP Fellow (2008-2009), CCAPP Senior Fellow (2009-2013)
Research: neutrino astrophysics, dark matter, IceCube analyses
Current position: Associate Professor, Sungkyunkwan University
https://sites.google.com/site/napplskku/professor


Jennifer Gaskins

Jennifer Gaskins (formerly Siegal-Gaskins)

CCAPP Fellow (2008-2011)
Research: dark matter, gamma rays, pulsars
Current position: Lead Data Scientist, Vistaprint
http://jmgaskins.github.io/

 

 

 


Haojing Yan

Haojing Yan

CCAPP Senior Fellow (2008-2011)
Research: star formation, high-redshift galaxies, observations
Current position: Associate Professor, University of Missouri
http://web.missouri.edu/~yanha/

 

 


Eduardo Rozo

Eduardo Rozo

CCAPP Fellow (2006-2009)
Research: cosmology, galaxy clusters, large-scale structure
Current position: Associate Professor, University of Arizona
https://w3.physics.arizona.edu/people/eduardo-rozo


 

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Debopam Som

Debopam Som

CCAPP Affiliate Fellow (2018-2020)
Research: quasar absorption-line systems, intergalactic medium, observational cosmology
Current position: Staff Scientist, Space Telescope Science Institute
https://www.linkedin.com/in/orionsom/

  


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Francesco Capozzi

CCAPP Visiting Fellow (2017)
Research: neutrino physics, supernovae, solar neutrinos
Current position: Postdoc, Max Planck Institut fur Physik
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6135-1531


Muna

Demitri Muna

CCAPP Visiting Fellow (2014-2017)
Research: Sloan Digital Sky Survey, data science, software development
Current position: Independent Research Consultant
https://muna.com


Sutherland

Michael Sutherland

CCAPP Visiting Fellow (2013-2018)
Research: high-energy neutrino astronomy, radio techniques, simulation
Current position: Senior Technical Lead, HCL America
https://www.linkedin.com/in/michael-sutherland-81022720/

 


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Kelly Denney

CCAPP Visiting Fellow, NSF Postdoctoral Fellow (2013-2016)
Research: active galactic nuclei, reverberation mapping, galaxy evolution
Current position: Director of Data Science and Clinical Analytics, Radiology Partners
https://www.linkedin.com/in/kelly-denney-phd-373b5b17/

 


Goodman

Jessica Goodman

CCAPP Visiting Fellow (2013-2016)
Research: high-energy theory, dark matter, beyond the standard model
Current position: Feynman Distinguished Postdoctoral Scholar, Los Alamos
https://www.lanl.gov/careers/career-options/postdoctoral-research/postdoc-program/distinguished-postdoc-fellows.php
 


pieri

Matthew Pieri

CCAPP Postdoctoral Researcher
Research: intergalactic medium, spectroscopic surveys, Lyman-alpha forest
Current position: Excellence Chair, Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Marseille
https://people.lam.fr/pieri.matthew/


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Carl Pfendner

CCAPP Visiting Fellow (2012-2019)
Research: high-energy neutrino astronomy, radio techniques, simulation
Current position: Visiting Assistant Professor, Denison University
https://www.linkedin.com/in/carl-pfendner-25085a49/


Zasowski

Gail Zasowski

CCAPP Visiting Fellow, NSF Postdoctoral Fellow (2012-2015)
Research: galactic stellar structure, interstellar dust, stellar populations
Current position: Assistant Professor, University of Utah
http://www.physics.utah.edu/~zasowski/


Campbell

Sheldon Campbell

CCAPP Visiting Fellow (2012-2015)
Research: dark matter, gamma rays, angular correlations
Current position: Senior Data Analyst, Canadian Tire
https://www.linkedin.com/in/sheldonscampbell/

 


De Rosa

Gisella DeRosa

CCAPP Visiting Fellow (2012-2015)
Research: active galactic nuclei, reverberation mapping, supermassive black holes
Current position: WFIRST Instruments Branch Manager, Space Telescope Science Institute
https://www.linkedin.com/in/gisella-de-rosa-76446215b/

 


sutter

Paul Sutter

CCAPP Visiting Fellow (2011-2016)
Research: cosmology, large-scale structure, voids
Current position: Freelance astrophysicist, author, host
http://www.pmsutter.com

 


Schoenrich

Ralph Schoenrich

CCAPP Visiting Fellow, Hubble Fellow (2011-2013)
Research: galactic dynamics and kinematics, chemical evolution, stellar ages
Current Position: Associate Professor, University College London, and Royal Society University Research Fellow
https://iris.ucl.ac.uk/iris/browse/profile?upi=RASCH43 


Yang

Zhaoyu Yang

CCAPP Postdoctoral Researcher (2011-2013)
Research: gamma rays, dark matter, data analysis
Current position: unknown


Allison

Patrick Allison

CCAPP Visiting Fellow (2010-2013)
Research: cosmic-ray detector design, radio detection methods, system integration
Current Position: Research Associate, CCAPP
https://u.osu.edu/allison.122/


grashorn

Eric Grashorn

CCAPP Postdoctoral Researcher (2008-2012)
Research: neutrino astronomy, radio techniques, triggering systems
Current position: Vice President, Citizens Bank
https://www.linkedin.com/in/eric-grashorn-50920012/

 

 

 


baughman

Brian Baughman

CCAPP Postdoctoral Researcher (2007-2010)
Research: gamma rays, neutrinos, cosmic rays
Current position: Data Scientist
https://www.linkedin.com/in/brianbaughman/


kuehn

Kyler Kuehn

CCAPP Postdoctoral Researcher (2007-2009)
Research: dark energy, instrumentation, data acquisition
Current Position: Deputy Director for Technology, Lowell Observatory
https://www.linkedin.com/in/kyler-kuehn-a14b0165/


Gill

Mandeep Gill

CCAPP Postdoctoral Researcher
Research: dark energy, weak lensing, simulation
Current position: Outreach Coordinator, KIPAC, SLAC
https://profiles.stanford.edu/mandeep-gill
 


Hasan Yuksel

Hasan Yuksel

CCAPP Postdoctoral Researcher (2005-2008)
Research: neutrinos, gamma rays, dark matter
Current position: Innovation Consultant  

 

 

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Cassandra Lochhaas

Cassandra Lochhaas

Graduate student (Ph.D. 2019, advisor Todd Thompson)
Research: galactic winds, circumgalactic medium
Current position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Space Telescope Science Institute
http://www.stsci.edu/~clochhaas/

 

 


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Paulo Montero Camacho

Graduate Research Assistant
Email: monterocamacho.1@osu.edu

  

 

 

 

 


hendricks

Khalida Hendricks

Graduate Research Assistant
Email: hendricks.189@osu.edu

 

 

 

 

 


clark

Brian Clark

Graduate student (Ph.D. 2019, advisor Amy Connoly)
Research: ultra-high energy neutrinos, instrumentation development
Current Position: NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellow, Michigan State University
https://icecube.wisc.edu/~brianclark/ and https://linkedin.com/in/brianaclark1

 

 

 

 

 


Stacy Kim

Stacy Kim

Graduate student (Ph.D. 2019, advisor Annika Peter)
Research: dark matter, dwarf galaxies, galaxy clusters
Current position: Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Surrey
https://stacykim.github.io/

 

 

 

 

 


Sujeong Lee

Sujeong Lee

Graduate student (Ph.D. 2019, advisor Klaus Honscheid) 
Research: large scale structure, weak lensing, modified gravity
Current position: postdoctoral researcher, Duke University
https://www.linkedin.com/in/sujeong-lee-3aa417190

 

 

 

 


Oindree Banerjee

Oindree Banerjee

Graduate student (Ph.D. 2018, advisor Amy Connolly) 
Research: particle astrophysics, ultra-high-energy neutrinos, RF techniques
Current position: Lead Engineer, Booz Allen Hamilton
https://www.linkedin.com/in/oindreebanerjee/

 

 

 

 

 


Xiao Fang

Xiao Fang

Graduate student (Ph.D. 2018, advisor Christopher Hirata)
Research: cosmology, large-scale structure, compact objects and stellar dynamics 
Current position: Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Arizona
https://xfangcosmo.github.io

 


Daniel Martens

Daniel Martens

Graduate Student (Ph.D. 2018,  Advisor Chris Hirata)
Research: cosmology, WFIRST, redshift-space distortions
Current position: Data Scientist, General Mills
https://www.linkedin.com/in/daniel-martens/

 

 

 

 


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Brian Dailey

Graduate Research Assistant
Email: dailey.110@osu.edu

 

 

 

 


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Brady Hood

Graduate Research Assistant
Email: hood.187@osu.edu

 

 

 

 


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Eugene Hong

Graduate Research Assistant
Advisor: Amy Connolly

 

 

 

 


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Tom Holoien

Graduate Research Assistant
Email: tholoien@astronomy.osu.edu
Website: astronomy.ohio-state.edu/~tholoien/
Advisor: Kris Stanek

 

 

 

 


Coker

Carl Coker

Graduate Research Assistant
Email: coker@astronomy.ohio-state.edu
Advisor: Todd Thompson

 

 

 

 


Scott Adams

Scott Adams

Graduate student (PhD 2016, Chris Kochanek)
Research: supernovae, massive stars
Current position: Technical Staff, The Aerospace Corporation
https://www.linkedin.com/in/scott-adams-55760142/

 

 

 

 


Shirley Li

Shirley Li

Graduate student (Ph.D. 2017, advisor John Beacom)
Research: astroparticle physics, nuclear astrophysics, neutrino detection
Current position: Postdoctoral Research Associate, SLAC
https://www.linkedin.com/in/shirley-li-81443a42/

 


 

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Joe McEwen

Graduate Research Assistant
Email: mcewen.24@osu.edu
Advisor: David Weinberg

 

 

 


Kenny Ng

Kenny C.Y. Ng

Graduate student (Ph.D. 2016, advisor John Beacom)
Research: dark matter indirect detection, high-energy emission from the Sun, astrophysical neutrinos
Current position: Assitant Professor,  The Chinese University of Hong Kong (starting August 2020)
https://sites.google.com/site/astrokennyng/

 

 

 


Joseph Antognini

Joe Antognini

Graduate student (Ph.D. 2016, advisor Todd Thompson)
Research: Few-body dynamics, Fanaroff-Riley objects
Current position: Machine learning engineer, Whisper AI
joe-antognini.github.io

 

 


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Ken Patton

Graduate Research Assistant

 

 

 

 


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Eric Speckhard

Eric G. Speckhard (M.S. 2015, advisor John Beacom)
Research Topics: sterile neutrinos, dark matter, indirect detection
Current Position: Law Associate, Desmarais LLP (starting 2020)

 

 

 


Casey R. Watson

Casey R. Watson

Graduate student (PhD 2006, Advisors: John Beacom, Chris Kochanek, Terry Walker)
Research: cosmology, multiwavelength galaxy evolution, dark matter
Current Position: Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Millikin University
https://millikin.edu/people/casey-watson

 


Eric Suchyta

Eric Suchyta

Graduate student (Ph.D. 2015, advisor Klaus Honscheid) (we’re skipping GRA vs. GTA, etc.)
Research: optimal imaging hybrid simulations, weak lensing
Current position: Computer Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
https://www.linkedin.com/in/eric-suchyta-55790b82

 

 

 


Andrews

Brett Andrews

Graduate student (Ph.D. 2014, advisors David Weinberg and Jennifer Johnson) 
Research: chemical evolution, galaxy evolution, stellar abundances 
Current position: Research Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh 
https://bretthandrews.github.io/ 

 


Epstein

Courtney Epstein

Graduate student (Ph.D. 2014, advisors Jennifer Johnson and Marc Pinsonneault) 
Research: galactic archaeology, stellar evolution, asteroseismology, stellar rotation 
Current position: Senior Manager of Data Science, Zocdoc 
https://www.linkedin.com/in/crephd/ 

 


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Rubab Khan

Graduate Research Assistant
email: khan@astronomy.ohio-state.edu
Website: http://www.astronomy.ohio-state.edu/~khan/
Advisor: Kris Stanek

 

 


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Ben Shappee

Graduate Research Assistant
Email: shappee@astronomy.ohio-state.edu
Website: http://www.astronomy.ohio-state.edu/~shappee/

 

 

 


Reesman

Rebecca Reesman

Graduate student (PhD 2014, advisor Terry Walker) 
Research: gamma-rays, extragalactic background light, axion-like particles 
Current Position: Project Engineer, The Aerospace Corporation 
https://www.linkedin.com/in/rreesman/   

 

 


Grier

Catherine Grier

Graduate student (PhD 2013, advisor Bradley Peterson)  
Research: active galactic nuclei, supermassive black hole masses  
Current Position: Assistant Research Professor, University of Arizona (starting 2020) 
https://www.linkedin.com/in/catherinegrier/ 


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Ondrej Pejcha

Graduate student (Ph.D. 2013, advisor Todd Thompson) 
Research: core-collapse supernovae, time-domain astronomy, binary stars 
Current position: Assistant Professor, Institute of Theoretical Physics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic 
http://utf.mff.cuni.cz/~pejcha/ 

 


Young

Julia Young

Graduate Research Assistant
Advisor: Klaus Honscheid

 

 

 

 


Albert

Andrea Albert

Graduate student (Ph.D. 2013, advisor Brian Winer)  
Research: dark matter indirect detection, fermi gamma ray space telescope 
Current position: Staff Scientist, Los Alamos National Laboratory  
https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrea-albert-b2127738 


Bird

Jonathan Bird

Graduate Research Assistant
Website: http://www.astronomy.ohio-state.edu/~bird/
Advisor: David Weinberg

 

 

 


Lacki

Brian Lacki

Graduate Research Assistant
Advisor: Todd Thompson

 

 

 

 


orban

Chris Orban

Grad Student (Ph.D. 2011, advisors David Weinberg and Terry Walker) 
Research: large scale structure, cosmological N-body simulations 
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Physics Ohio State University at Marion 
Website: https://www.asc.ohio-state.edu/orban.14/ 
Social media:  @STEMcoding 


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Ranjan Laha

Graduate Research Assistant
 

 


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Patrick Smith

Graduate Research Assistant
Advisors: Brian Winer, Richard Hughes

 

 

 

 


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Jose Prieto

Graduate Research Assistant
Advisor: Kris Stanek
Graduated with PhD: 2009
Research: Supernovae

 

 

 


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Molly Peeples

Graduate Research Assistant
Website: http://www.stsci.edu/~molly/Home.html
Advisor: David Weinberg

 

 

 

 

 


kistler

Matthew Kistler

Presidential Fellow
Website: http://www.stanford.edu/~kistler/home/home.html
Research: Theoretical particle astrophysics
Advisor: John Beacom


Sander

Aaron Sander

Graduate Student (Ph.D. 2010, advisor Brian Winer and Richard Hughes) 
Research: gamma rays, dark matter 
Current Position: Northeast Data Science Lead, Accenture AI 
https://www.linkedin.com/in/aaronsander 


mack

Greg Mack

Graduate Research Assistant

 

 

 

 

 

 


Kuehn

Frederick Kuehn

Graduate Student (PhD 2008, advisor Brian Winer)
Research: ultra high energy cosmic rays, gamma rays, data analytics
Current Position: Astraea Consulting, institutional portfolio management 
linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/fk-astraea/


 

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Paul Sutter

Cosmological Researcher and Community Outreach Coordinator (2016-2019)
Research: cosmology, large-scale structure, outreach
http://www.pmsutter.com


Richard Hughes

Richard Hughes 

Professor of Physics
Research: elementary particle physics, trigger systems, data analytics


Richard Kass

Richard Kass

Emeritus Professor of Physics
Research: elementary particle physics, heavy-quark physics, instrumentation


Andrew Gould

Andrew Gould 

Emeritus Professor of Astronomy, Thomas Jefferson Professor for Discovery and Space Exploration, Distinguished Professor of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Research: microlensing, dark matter, extrasolar planets

 

 


Patrick Osmer

Patrick Osmer 

Emeritus Professor of Astronomy, Distinguished Professor of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Research: quasar evolution, spectroscopy, telescope facilities

 


 

Bradley Peterson

Bradley Peterson 

Emeritus Professor of Astronomy
Research: active galaxies, supermassive black holes, quasar absorption lines


 

mcgarry

Yavonne McGarry

Program Coordinator

 

 

 


 

eiting

Jacob Eiting

Systems Developer and Engineer