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Amy Barger

Amy Barger

Associate professor, astronomy

Expert on studies of the distant universe

Ed Churchwell

Ed Churchwell

Professor emeritus, astronomy

Expert on star formation, infrared and radio astronomy, issues of extraterrestrial life

James Lattis

James Lattis

Director, UW Space Place; faculty associate, astronomy

History of astronomy and cosmology, observational astronomy, astronomy education, science outreach, science and the arts

Matthew Bershady

Matthew Bershady

Professor, astronomy

Expert on galaxies, galaxy formation, galaxy evolution, the distant universe, and astronomical telescopes and instrumentation

Francis Halzen

Francis Halzen

Professor, physics; principal investigator, IceCube Research Center

A theoretician studying problems at the interface of particle physics, astrophysics and cosmology

Alex Lazarian

Alex Lazarian

Professor, astronomy

Expert on astrophysical magnetic fields, reconnection of magnetic fields resulting in solar flares, astrophysical turbulence, cosmic rays and dust

Sanjay Limaye

Sanjay Limaye

Senior scientist, Space Science and Engineering Center

Solar system exploration, atmospheres of planets, weather on planets

Richard Townsend

Richard Townsend

Professor, astronomy

Expert on the structure and evolution of stars

Peter Timbie

Peter Timbie

Professor, physics

Expert on cosmology and radio astronomy

Dan McCammon

Dan McCammon

Professor, physics

Expert on on developing X-ray detectors to study very hot parts of interstellar and intergalactic space

Justin Vandenbroucke

Assistant professor, physics and astronomy

Expert on particle astrophysics, neutrino astronomy, gamma-ray astronomy, cosmic rays

Bart Wakker

Bart Wakker

Senior scientist, astronomy

Expert on astronomy in space and radio astronomy for understanding interstellar and intergalactic gas inside and outside galaxies.

Marina Orio

Marina Orio

Senior visiting scientist, astronomy

Expert on astronomy, stellar physics, white dwarfs, neutron stars and black holes, eruptive binary stars.

Rebecca Willett

Rebecca Willett

Associate professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering; Discovery Fellow, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

Expert on signal processing and machine learning methods for big data analysis, including medical imaging, astronomy, and social networks.

Michael Shank

Michael Shank

Professor and chair, history of science

Expert on the history of early science to Newton