Vivienne Wheaton – University of Sydney:

Involved in co-supervision of Master’s thesis titled: Hydrodynamical models and an investigation into radio emission from SN 1987A in the Large Magellanic Cloud

Anibal Medina – University of Chicago

Univ of Chicago Graduate Student. Co-supervised graduate project with advisor Jim Truran.

AAS Presentation: On the Formation of Globular Clusters

Vandana Ramakrishnan – University of Chicago

Vandana Ramakrishnan
PSD Master’s Student

PSD Master’s student. Working on X-ray Supernovae.

Publication: From Supernova to Remnant: Tracking the Evolution of the Oldest Known X-ray Supernovae

Yerong Xu         PSD Masters Student


BITS, Pilani, Class of 2021. 5th Year integrated MSc (External Student doing unofficial internship)













At University of Chicago, I have had at least one undergraduate student working with me every year for the last 12 years. I think its important to encourage undergraduate students to join and learn Astronomy.


Undergraduate Student Publications:

Athena Frost: 1.  19th Argonne Symposium for Undergraduates, 2008        

                          2.  MidStates Consortium for Math and Sciences – 2008 Undergraduate Research Symposia in Physical Sciences

Julieta Gruszko: What are published X-ray light curves telling us about young supernova expansion?

Ratuja Reddy: X-ray and radio emission from the luminous supernova 2005kd

Danika Holmes: Investigating the X-ray Emission from some of the Oldest Known X-ray Supernovae

Mathias Ross: SNaX: A Database of Supernova X-Ray Light Curves

Chris Bochenek: X-ray emission from SN 2012ca: A Type Ia-CSM supernova explosion in a dense surrounding medium

Peter Boyajian: Triggered Star Formation inside the Shell of a Wolf-Rayet Bubble as the Origin of the Solar System

Aldo Panfichi: Smoothed Particle Inference Analysis of SNR DEM L71

Wilson Ricks: Excavating the Explosion and Progenitor Properties of Type IIP Supernovae via Modeling of their Optical Light Curves

Jared Siegel: Smoothed particle inference analysis and abundance calculations of DEM L71, and comparison to SN explosion models

Shamaul Dilmohamed: Searching for the Signatures of Presolar Grains in Massive Stars

Jared Siegel: Analysis of XMM-Newton Observations of Supernova Remnant W49B and Clues to the Progenitor




Some others whose pictures are missing:

Ashley Li – Class of 2018

Alice Griffeth – Class of 2012

Jarvis Lam – Class of 2021

Krishna Mukkavilli – Class of 2018

Blake Moss – Class of 2021