Breadcrumb Home People People Faculty Casey DeRoo Assistant Professor email@example.com (319) 467-0370 Research interests include X-ray astronomy; X-ray telescopes & instrumentation; optical design; machine learning for astronomy. Graduate Students Cecilia Fasano Graduate Research Assistant; FINESST Fellow firstname.lastname@example.org Cecilia fabricates and measures X-ray/UV gratings for use in space-based astronomical instruments. Kristie Nault Graduate Research Assistant email@example.com Kristie studies X-ray spectra of binary stellar systems. Dustin Swarm Graduate Research Assistant firstname.lastname@example.org Current research interests include performance optimization of raytracing code, and high performance cluster computing. Undergraduate Students Jeff Leiberton Undergraduate Research Assistant email@example.com Examining the X-ray spectra of supernova remnants in the Large Magellanic Clouds. Samantha Watkins Undergraduate Research Assistant Watkins undergraduate research focuses on machine learning to identify outliers in the Chandra Source Catalog v2.0. Former Members Jared Termini Undergraduate Research Assistant firstname.lastname@example.org Integral in setting and operating hardware in the DeRoo lab as well as conducting/analyzing interferometric measurements of gratings.