NANOGrav Senior Researchers

* Associate Member

Zaven Arzoumanian

Universities Space Research Association & NASA Goddard Space Flight Center – Greenbelt, MD

Shamibrata Chatterjee

Department of Astronomy, Cornell University – Ithaca, NY

James Cordes

Department of Astronomy, Cornell University – Ithaca, NY

Neil Cornish

Department of Physics, Montana State University – Bozeman, MT

Paul Demorest

National Radio Astronomy Observatory – Soccoro, NM

Lee Samuel Finn

Department of Physics, Penn State University - State College, PA

Fredrick Jenet

Department of Physics, University of Texas at Brownsville – Brownsville, TX

* David Kaplan

University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, WI

Victoria Kaspi

Department of Physics, McGill University – Montreal, Canada

Joseph Lazio

Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology

Andrea Lommen

Department of Physics and Astronomy, Franklin & Marshall College – Lancaster, PA

Duncan Lorimer

Department of Physics and Astronomy, West Virginia University – Morgantown, WV

* Walid Majid

Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology

Maura McLaughlin

Department of Physics and Astronomy, West Virginia University – Morgantown, WV

Sean McWilliams

Department of Physics and Astronomy, West Virginia University – Morgantown, WV

David Nice

Physics Department, Lafayette College – Lafayette, PA

Scott Ransom

National Radio Astronomy Observatory – Charlottesville, VA

* Paul Ray

Naval Research Laboratory — Washington D.C.

Xavier Siemens

University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, WI

Ingrid Stairs

Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of British Columbia – Vancouver, Canada

Daniel Stinebring

Department of Physics and Astronomy, Oberlin College – Oberlin, OH

Michele Vallisneri

Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology

Postdoctoral Research Associates

Sarah Burke-Spolaor

National Radio Astronomy Observatory – Soccoro, NM

Brian Christy

Franklin & Marshall College - Lancaster, PA

* Steve Croft

University of California, Berkeley - Berkeley, CA

Timothy Dolch

Department of Physics and Astronomy, Cornell University - Ithaca, NY

Justin Ellis

Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology

Rob Ferdman

Department of Physics, McGill University – Montreal, Canada

* Rutger van Haasteren

Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology

* Eliu Huerta

Department of Physics and Astronomy, West Virginina University — Morgantown, WV

Glenn Jones

National Radio Astronomy Observatory – Charlottesville, VA

Columbia University – New York City, NY

Lina Levin

Department of Physics and Astronomy, West Virginia University - Morgantown, WV

* Jintao Luo

National Radio Astronomy Observatory – Charlottesville, VA

Ryan Lynch

Department of Physics, McGill University – Montreal, Canada

* Chiara Mingarelli

Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology

Kevin Stovall

Department of Physics, University of Texas at Brownsville – Brownsville, TX

* Sarah Vigeland

Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology

Yan Wang

Department of Physics, University of Texas at Brownsville – Brownsville, TX

WeiWei Zhu

Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of British Columbia – Vancouver, Canada

Graduate Students

* Paul Brook

University of Oxford – Oxford, England

Sydney Chamberlin

University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, WI

* Kathryn Crowter

Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of British Columbia – Vancouver, Canada

* Fernando Cardoso

Department of Physics and Astronomy, West Virginia University – Morgantown, WV

* Bingyi Cui

Department of Physics and Astronomy, West Virginia University – Morgantown, WV

Emmanuel Fonseca

Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of British Columbia – Vancouver, Canada

* Pete Gentile

Department of Physics and Astronomy, West Virginia University – Morgantown, WV

Lou Jing

Department of Physics, University of Texas at Brownsville – Brownsville, TX

Michael Koop

Department of Physics, Penn State University - State College, PA

* Michael Lam

Department of Astronomy, Cornell University – Ithaca, NY

Dustin Madison

Department of Astronomy, Cornell University – Ithaca, NY

Nipuni Palliyaguru

Department of Physics and Astronomy, West Virginia University – Morgantown, WV

Tim Pennucci

Department of Astronomy, University of Virginia – Charlottesville, VA

* Andrew Seymour

Department of Physics and Astronomy, West Virginia University – Morgantown, WV

Joe Swiggum

Department of Physics and Astronomy, West Virginia University – Morgantown, WV

Cyber-Infrastructure

Adam Brazier

Department of Astronomy, Cornell University – Ithaca, NY

Nate Garver-Daniels

Department of Physics and Astronomy, West Virginia University – Morgantown, WV

Undergraduate Students

Students who have participated in a PIRE-sponsored research abroad experience, attended a NANOGrav or IPTA meeting, or performed a NANOGrav-related research project

  • Derek Barnhart - University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, WI
  • Casey Brinkman - Physics Department, University of Vermont – Burlington, VT
  • Simon Gilbert - Department of Physics and Astronomy, Oberlin College – Oberlin, OH
  • Keeley Hagenbuch - Department of Physics and Astronomy, Oberlin College – Oberlin, OH
  • Emma Handzo - Franklin F&M Marshall College - Lancaster, PA
  • Sarah Henderson - Physics Department, Lafayette College – Lafayette, PA
  • Heeseok Joo - Department of Astronomy, University of Virginia – Charlottesville, VA
  • Hunter Kemps - University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, WI
  • Jacob Kramer - University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, WI
  • Joseph Kwasizur - Physics Department, Lafayette College – Lafayette, PA
  • Ben Izmirli - Department of Physics and Astronomy, Oberlin College – Oberlin, OH
  • Timothy Liptrot - Department of Physics and Astronomy, Oberlin College – Oberlin, OH
  • April Liska - Department of Physics and Astronomy, West Virginia University – Morgantown, WV
  • Chastity Longoria - Department of Physics, University of Texas at Brownsville – Brownsville, TX
  • Hao Lu - Physics Department, Lafayette College – Lafayette, PA
  • Nick Mahany - Franklin F&M Marshall College - Lancaster, PA
  • Kaleb Maraccini - University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, WI
  • Gary Marchiny - Department of Physics and Astronomy, West Virginia University – Morgantown, WV
  • Allison Matthews - Physics Department, Lafayette College – Lafayette, PA
  • Tessa Maynard - Department of Physics and Astronomy, West Virginia University – Morgantown, WV
  • Natasha McMann - Department of Physics and Astronomy, West Virginia University – Morgantown, WV
  • Nohely Miranda - Universidad Metropolitana — San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Daniel Monge - University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, WI
  • Chase Morgan - Franklin & Marshall College - Lancaster, PA
  • Dan Orfeo - Physics Department, University of Vermont – Burlington, VT
  • Jeffrey Ouellete - Physics Department, University of Vermont – Burlington, VT
  • Anthony Post - Physics Department, Lafayette College – Lafayette, PA
  • Jacqueline Resser - Department of Physics, University of Texas at Brownsville – Brownsville, TX
  • Kristina Rolph - Franklin & Marshall College - Lancaster, PA
  • Caitlin Rose - Franklin & Marshall College - Lancaster, PA
  • Jason Rosenblum - Department of Physics and Astronomy, Oberlin College – Oberlin, OH
  • Philip Rudnik - Department of Physics, University of Texas at Brownsville – Brownsville, TX
  • Logan Shamberger - Department of Physics and Astronomy, West Virginia University – Morgantown, WV
  • Lindsay Schroenrock - University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, WI
  • Renee Spiewak - University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, WI
  • Kevin Stahl - Department of Astronomy, University of Virginia – Charlottesville, VA
  • Nate Tehrani - Department of Physics and Astronomy, West Virginia University – Morgantown, WV
  • Andrea Tellez-Silva - Department of Physics, University of Texas at Brownsville – Brownsville, TX
  • Chase Tenbrook - Franklin & Marshall College - Lancaster, PA
  • Craig Tenney - Department of Physics and Astronomy, West Virginia University – Morgantown, WV
  • Haley Wahl - Physics Department, University of Vermont – Burlington, VT
  • Arielle Walker - University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, WI
  • Kristen Wymer - Franklin & Marshall College - Lancaster, PA

Non-Member Collaborators

Rachel Bean

Department of Astronomy, Cornell University - Ithaca, NY

Fronefield Crawford

Franklin & Marshall College - Lancaster, PA

Julia Deneva

National Astronomy and Ionosphere Center – Arecibo, PR

Joanna Rankin

Physics Department, University of Vermont – Burlington, VT

Joseph Romano

Department of Physics, University of Texas at Brownsville – Brownsville, TX

Past Undergraduates

2010-2011
  • Christopher Biwer - University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI
  • Brian Burt - Franklin and Marshall College - Lancaster, PA - Software Programmer at Lowell Observatory
  • Angela Cortes-Nieves - West Virginia University - Morgantown, WV -
  • David Day - University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI
  • Mauricio Florez - UT Brownsville - Brownsville, TX
  • Elizabeth Garbee - Oberlin College - Oberlin, OH - Research Assistant at Arizona State University
  • Chris Haddad - Oberlin College - Oberlin, OH - Medical Physics Graduate Student at the University of Chicago
  • Robin Karr - University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI - Software Engineer at Magnetek
  • Isabel Kloumann - University of Vermont - Burlington, VT - Applied Mathematics Graduate Student at Cornell University
  • Kara Kundert - Oberlin College - Oberlin, OH - Astrophysics Student at University of Michigan
  • Willie Kunert - Oberlin College - Oberlin, OH - Technical Services at Epic
  • Crystal Latham - University of Vermont - Burlington, VT - Program Coordinator at the Space Telescope Science Institute
  • Joey Martinez - UT Brownsville - Brownsville, TX - Physics Graduate Student at UT Brownsville
  • Jocienne Nelson - Oberlin College - Oberlin, OH - Physics Graduate Student at Cornell University
  • Johnathan Nelson - Oberlin College - Oberlin, OH
  • Abi Polin - Franklin and Marshall College - Lancaster, PA - Graduate Student at UC Berkeley
  • Prabhat Rimal - Lafayette College - Lafayette, PA - Software Development Engineer at Amazon
  • Matthew Rohr - University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI
  • Alex Spatzier - Oberlin College - Oberlin, OH - Graduate Student at College of Environmental Design, UC Berkeley
  • Nicholas Stein - Lafayette College - Lafayette, PA - Associate Consultant at CSC
2011-2012
  • Ryan Anella - Franklin and Marshall College - Lancaster, PA - Operations Associate at PIMCO
  • Shawn Banaszak - University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI
  • Allison Becker - University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI
  • Samuel Berney - Oberlin College - Oberlin, OH
  • Christopher Biwer - University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI
  • David Day - University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI
  • Joseph Flanigan - University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI - Software Engineer at Mitratech
  • Alex Grassi - Franklin and Marshall College - Lancaster, PA - Process Technician at GE
  • Emma Handzo - Franklin and Marshall College - Lancaster, PA
  • Ethan Kruse - Harvard University - Cambridge, MA - Astrophysics Graduate Student at the University of Washington
  • Mikaela Larkin - Oberlin College - Oberlin, OH
  • April Liska - West Virginia University - Morgantown, WV
  • Joey Martinez - UT Brownsville - Brownsville, TX - Physics Graduate Student at UT Brownsville
  • Gary Marchiny - West Virginia University - Morgantown, WV - Software Engineer at Leidos
  • Tessa Maynard - West Virginia University - Morgantown, WV
  • Victor Patskevich - University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI
  • Abi Polin - Franklin and Marshall College - Lancaster, PA - Graduate Student at UC Berkeley
  • Anthony Post - Lafayette College - Lafayette, PA
  • Katelyn Prebish - University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI
  • Prabhat Rimal - Lafayette College - Lafayette, PA - Software Development Engineer at Amazon
  • Matthew Rohr - University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI
  • Nick Sellers - University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI
  • Emily Smith - University of Vermont - Burlington, VT - Physics and Math Education Graduate Student at Oregon State University
  • Nicholas Stein - Lafayette College - Lafayette, PA - Associate Consultant at CSC
  • Gregory Stevens - Oberlin College - Oberlin, OH
  • Chris Storms - University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI - Electronics and Electrical Engineering Graduate Student at University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee
  • Nate Tehrani - West Virginia University - Morgantown, WV
  • Mateus Teixeira - University of Vermont - Burlington, VT - Digital Production Assistant at W.W. Norton
  • Nick Tillman - University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI
  • Joseph Tumulty - Lafayette College - Lafayette, PA
  • Arielle Walker - University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI
  • Bradley Wells - University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI
  • Stephanie Young - University of Vermont - Burlington, VT
2012-2013
  • Ryan Anella - Franklin and Marshall College - Lancaster, PA - Operations Associate at PIMCO
  • Shawn Banaszak - University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI
  • Allison Becker - University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI
  • Josh Burt - Cornell University - Ithaca, NY
  • Chad Bucholtz - University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI
  • Richard Camuccio - Franklin and Marshall College - Lancaster, PA
  • Sarah Cherkinian - University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI
  • Anni Chiti - Cornell University - Ithaca, NY
  • Joseph Flanigan - University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI - Software Engineer at Mitratech
  • Ginny Cunningham - West Virginia University - Morgantown, WV
  • Emma Handzo - Franklin and Marshall College - Lancaster, PA
  • Ben Izmirli - Oberlin College - Oberlin, OH
  • Joseph Kwasizur - Lafayette College - Lafayette, PA
  • April Liska - West Virginia University - Morgantown, WV
  • Nick Mahany - Franklin and Marshall College - Lancaster, PA
  • Gary Marchiny - West Virginia University - Morgantown, WV - Software Engineer at Leidos
  • Joey Martinez - UT Brownsville - Brownsville, TX - Physics Graduate Student at UT Brownsville
  • Alberto Mata - UT Brownsville - Brownsville, TX
  • Allison Matthews - Lafayette College - Lafayette, PA
  • Tessa Maynard - West Virginia University - Morgantown, WV
  • Daniel Monge - University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI
  • Sam Moore - Cornell University - Ithaca, NY
  • Dan Orfeo - University of Vermont - Burlington, VT
  • Anthony Post - Lafayette College - Lafayette, PA
  • Gerald Richards - University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI
  • Jason Rosenblum - Oberlin College - Oberlin, OH
  • Renee Spiewak - University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI
  • Joseph Tumulty - Lafayette College - Lafayette, PA
  • Arielle Walker - University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI

This material is based in part on work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Number 968296. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.