•H II regions
•Galactic structure and evolution
Current Research:My current research involves analyzing the properties of newly discovered H II regions in the Green Bank Telescope H II Region Discovery Survey (GBT HRDS). The HRDS team consists of Professor Thomas Bania (BU), Dr. Dana Balser (NRAO), Professor Loren Anderson (WVU), and myself. Specifically, we are looking at the properties of helium and carbon radio recombination lines in these nebulae.
Image: Regions of the Galaxy probed by the GBT HRDS (Green), Arecibo HRDS (Purple), and WISE extension of the HRDS (Blue). Milky Way model image courtesy of Benjamin, R. A. (2008).
I am also continuing my work work from Summer 2011 with Dr. Tapasi Ghosh and Dr. Chris Salter. We are developing pipeline reduction software for the GALFA Continuum Transit Survey (GALFACTS) in search of variable objects.
Other Things:•NRAO-CV Summer Student Presentation 2012 - Helium and Carbon in the HRDS
•President, Boston University Astronomical Society
•REU Student, Arecibo Observatory
•REU Student, National Radio Astronomy Observatory - Charlottesville
•Boston University Astronomical Society
•Boston University Astronomy
•NAIC - Arecibo Observatory
•National Radio Astronomy Observatory
•H II Region Discovery Survey (HRDS)
•GALFA Continuum Transity Survey (GALFACTS)
•NSF REU Program •ADS