People

Casey DeRoo

Casey DeRoo

Title/Position
Assistant Professor
Research interests include X-ray astronomy; X-ray telescopes & instrumentation; optical design; machine learning for astronomy.
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Cecilia Fasano

Title/Position
Graduate Research Assistant; FINESST Recipient
Cecilia fabricates and measures X-ray/UV gratings for use in space-based astronomical instruments.
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Jeff Leiberton

Title/Position
Undergraduate Research Assistant
Examining the X-ray spectra of supernova remnants in the Large Magellanic Clouds.
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Kristie Nault

Title/Position
Graduate Research Assistant
Kristie studies X-ray spectra of binary stellar systems.
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Dustin Swarm

Title/Position
Graduate Research Assistant
Current research interests include performance optimization of raytracing code, and high performance cluster computing.
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Jared Termini

Title/Position
Undergraduate Research Assistant
Integral in setting and operating hardware in the DeRoo lab as well as conducting/analyzing interferometric measurements of gratings.
Samantha Watkins

Samantha Watkins

Title/Position
Undergraduate Research Assistant
Watkins undergraduate research focuses on machine learning to identify outliers in the Chandra Source Catalog v2.0.