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Frederick Bruhweiler Research Professor in Residence

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHFrederick C. Bruhweiler Physicist-in-Residence& Research Professor Dept. of PhysicsAmerican University (AU)E-mail: RECENT RESEARCH, ACADEMIC & ADMINISTRATIVE P

Vincent Kofman Research Asst Professor CAS - Physics

Vincent Kofman has a Master’s degree in organic geochemistry from the Utrecht University (the Netherlands). His thesis project involved studying the climatic evolution of the Baltic Sea using molecula

Pankaj Kumar Research Assoc Prof CAS - Physics

Dr. Pankaj Kumar is Research Associate Professor at AU. He joined AU in April 2020 as a Research Assistant Professor.  Dr. Kumar Performs his research activities in the Space Weather laboratory (code

Bruce McCollum Physicist in Residence

My career has been as a staff scientist on the operations staff of several space observatories (IUE, Spitzer, and WISE). My research has consisted of observational astronomy. I have been the principal

Adam McKay Adjunct Asst Professor CAS - Physics

Comets consist of primitive material that has experienced little processing since the formation of the Solar System. This makes comets important tools for understanding the composition and environment

Anne Tolbert Research Scientist-in-Residen CAS - Physics

Kim Tolbert has been designing, implementing, maintaining, and documenting data analysis software for over 30 years. She made key contributions to the SMM/HXRBS, CGRO/BATSE, and RHESSI data analysis e