• Elliott Professor of Physics and Astronomy

    Gilmer Hall 018
    (434) 223-6170



Ph.D., Boston University, 1994
B.A., Columbia University, 1987

Research Interests and potential topics for students

Research interests: Origin of High Energy Radiation from Quasars, Using telescopes to monitor radiation from quasars, Physics and Astronomy in Science Fiction
Potential topics for students: Using our Observatory (any of the telescopes) to monitor planets in other star systems, really almost any observatory project, computer modeling of physical systems and applications (such as air drag on airplanes and rockets), other computer modeling projects