PROFESSORPhysics & Astronomy
Ph.D., Astronomy, University of California at Los Angeles, 1989Dissertation title: ``Late Stages of Stellar Evolution: Mass Loss From Evolved Stars''
M.S., Astronomy, University of California at Los Angeles, 1985
B.S., Physics, Western Washington University; Bellingham, WA, 1981
Related Experience1989-1990 Fellowship at Dominion Astrophysical Radio Observatory, Penticton, British Columbia
1990-1993 Postdoctoral astronomy research position in millimeter interferometry, University of Illinois at Urbana, Astronomy Department
1993-1996 Visiting Assistant Professor, Washington State University, Program in Astronomy
1996 Joined UW-EC Physics and Astronomy Department; promoted to full professor in 2006.
Iron Carbide in chondritic meteorites
Near infrared observations of planetary nebulae
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"A Spectrophotometric Survey of near-infrared K-band Emission lines in Planetary Nebulae".