Wisconsin REU in Astrophysics
Summer 2010


Here are Wisconsin's 2010 REU students: Kate Alexander (Brown University), Katherine Bilty (Univ of Wisconsin-Eau Claire), Matthew Bowie-Wilson (Stanford University), Adam Clinch (University of Montana), David Fierroz (Columbia University), Martin Gostisha (Univ of Wisconsin-Whitewater), Melissa Halford (Cornell University), Erica Jones (Louisiana State Univ & A&M College), William Larry (Univ of Wisconsin-Madison), Naomi Pequette (University of Denver), Emily Richards (University of Iowa), Benjamin Tofflemire (University of Washington), Brian Waligorski (American University) Mai Yia Xiong (Univ of Wisconsin-Madison); 2010 Program Director: Edwin Mierkiewicz

2010 REU Schedule

Student Research Webpage Final Talk (title)
Kate Alexander Stellar Populations in Fossil Group Galaxies, I
Katherine Bilty Branching Fractions and Radiative Lifetimes of Gadolinium
Matthew Bowie-Wilson X-Ray Astronomy: Suzaku and the UW Sounding Rocket, I
Adam Clinch Analyzing reconnection and measuring magnetic fields in a line-tied plasma
David Fierroz Multiwavelength Observations of Markarian 421 and other Blazars
Martin Gostisha FIX
Melissa Halford Studying the Temperature and Ionization State of the Warm Ionized Medium
Erica Jones FIX
William Larry X-Ray Astronomy: Suzaku and the UW Sounding Rocket, II
Naomi Pequette Stellar Populations in Fossil Group Galaxies, II
Emily Richards Spectra of the Jet-powered Shell of Cygnus X-1
Benjamin Tofflemire Analysis of MHD interstellar turbulence using Tsallis statistics
Brian Waligorski Design of Feed Antennas for 21cm Dark Energy Telescope
Mai Yia Xiong Iron oxidizing bacteria

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