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by Dong-Chan Kim last modified Dec 27, 2018

The following is list of NAASC staff members presently based in Charlottesville, VA:

L.Barcos.jpgLoreto Barcos-Munoz, Science Staff, Email: lbarcos [at] nrao [dot] edu

    ALMA Support: User Support Services Group, ALMA Ambassador program lead, Face-to-Face visitor program lead, Phase 2 Group
    Scientific Interests: Extragalactic Astronomy; Galaxy Evolution; Star Formation; AGN; outflows; Interacting Galaxies: e.g., Arp 220; Observations at Radio, Millimeter, Submillimeter, and Infrared wavelengths (ADS: Refereed Papers)

Tom_booth.jpgShawn Tom Booth, Staff

    ALMA Support: Data Services Group, Data reduction specialist

BroganCrystal.jpgCrystal Brogan, Science staff, Email: cbrogan [at] nrao [dot] edu

    ALMA Support: ALMA CASA subsystem scientist, Imaging Tiger Team Lead
    Scientific Interests: High-mass star formation, astrochemistry, masers, magnetic fields, supernova remnants, small-scale structure in the ISM (ADS: Refereed Papers)

EvansAaron.jpgAaron Evans, Science staff, Email: aevans [at] nrao [dot] edu

    ALMA Support: NAASC/ALMA Webpages, EPO, User Support Services Group
    Scientific interest: Extragalactic, multi-wavelength studies of infrared galaxies, radio galaxies and quasar hosts (ADS: Refereed Papers)

paul.jpegPaul Fisher, Staff

    ALMA Support: Data Services Group, Data reduction specialist

FriesenRachel.jpegRachel Friesen, Science staff, Email: rfriesen [at] nrao [dot] edu

    ALMA Support: User Support Services Group
    Scientific interest: Star formation, molecular cloud structure and evolution, astrochemistry (ADS: Refereed Papers)

Jhibbard.jpgJohn Hibbard, Science Staff, Email: jhibbard [at] nrao [dot] edu

    ALMA Support: ALMA Operations, ALMA Pipeline
    Scientific interests: Extragalactic HI, galaxy evolution, luminous infrared galaxies and galaxy mergers (ADS: Refereed Papers)

melissa.jpegMelissa Hoffman, Staff

    ALMA Support: Data Services Group, Data reduction specialist

Todd.jpegTodd Hunter, Science staff, Email: thunter [at] nrao [dot] edu

    ALMA Support: ALMA Pipeline Heuristics Lead, ALMA Telescope Diagnostics Team, ALMA Software System Team, ALMA Front End Upgrade Requirements Project Team
    Scientific interest: High-mass star formation, protoclusters, UCHII regions, hot cores, outflows, masers, millimeter/ submillimeter interferometry (ADS: Refereed Papers)

IndebetouwRemy.jpgRemy Indebetouw, Science staff, Email: rindebet [at] nrao [dot] edu

    ALMA Support: development of ALMA/EVLA simulation software in CASA, Data Services/JAO Support Group
    Scientific interests: (High mass) star formation, interstellar medium and molecular clouds (ADS: Refereed Papers)

JewellPhil2048.jpgPhil Jewell, Science staff, Email: pjewell [at] nrao [dot] edu

    ALMA Support: ALMA North American Assistant Director
    Scientific interests: Astrochemistry, masers, molecular emissions (ADS: Refereed Papers)

Erica Keller, Staff

    ALMA Support: Data Services Group, Data reduction specialist

Kepley.jpgAmanda Kepley, Science Staff, Email: akepley [at] nrao [dot] edu

    ALMA Support: Automasking heuristics (auto-multithresh), CASA testing, imaging pipeline
    Scientific Interests: Star formation in and the interstellar medium of nearby galaxies. PI of DEGAS, a GBT Large Survey mapping the dense, star-forming gas in 36 nearby galaxies. (ADS: Refereed Papers)

dckim.jpgDong-Chan Kim, Staff

    ALMA Support: NAASC/ALMA webpages, Data Services Group
    Scientific interests: Luminous and ultraluminous infrared galaxies, quasars and active galactic nuclei, supermassive black holes (ADS: Refereed Papers)

devaky.jpegDevaky Kunneriath, Staff

    ALMA Support: Data Services Group, Data reduction specialist
    Scientific interests: Multiwavelength studies of the Galactic centre, mm/submm interferometry (ADS: Refereed Papers)

Lipnicky_Andrew.jpgAndrew Lipnicky, Staff

    ALMA Support: Data Services Group, Data reduction specialist
    Scientific interests: dwarf galaxies, small scale structure, dark matter (ADS: Refereed Papers)

LisztHarvey.pngHarvey Liszt, Science staff, Email: hliszt [at] nrao [dot] edu

    ALMA Support: NAASC member specializing in support for the Observing Tool and proposal preparation and scheduling
    Scientific interests: Spectral-line data reduction, interstellar chemistry, diffuse clouds, galactic structure and the galactic nucleus (ADS: Refereed Papers)

MangumJeff.jpgJeff Mangum, Science staff, Email: jmangum [at] nrao [dot] edu

    ALMA Support: Pre-doctoral, intern, and co-op student program oversight
    Scientific Interests: Galactic and extragalactic star formation, astrochemistry, molecular spectroscopy of comets (ADS: Refereed Papers)

brianM.jpegBrian Mason, Science staff, Email: bmason [at] nrao [dot] edu

    ALMA Support: NA ALMA Software Support Team Lead
    Scientific Interests: Galaxy Clusters, Observational Cosmology; Imaging Algorithms; Instrumentation Development (ADS: Refereed Papers)

MehringerDavid2.jpgDavid Mehringer, Science Staff

    ALMA Support: image analysis algorithm development; Scientific Software Developer (CASA); NAASC Data Services Group
    Scientific Interests: Extraterrestrial bio-molecules; Star formation; H II regions; masers; Galactic Center studies; exoplanets (ADS: Refereed Papers)

Jen Donovan-MeyerJennifer Donovan Meyer, Science staff

    ALMA Support: CASA, ALMA Proposal Handling Team
    Scientific Interests: Galaxy evolution, early-type galaxies, extended disks, giant molecular clouds, dwarf galaxies. (ADS: Refereed Papers)

adele.jpgAdele Plunkett, Science Staff, Email: aplunket [at] nrao [dot] edu

    ALMA Support: User Support Services Group, ALMA Archive
    Scientific Interests: Star formation, protostellar outflows, molecular cloud evolution (ADS: Refereed Papers)

RemijanTony.jpgAnthony Remijan, Science Staff, Email: aremijan [at] nrao [dot] edu

    ALMA Support: North American ARC Manager, Splatalogue (www.splatalogue.net)

    Scientific Interests: Astrochemistry, astrobiology, physical and chemical conditions of the interstellar, circumstellar, and cometary media (ADS: Refereed Papers)

SimonRichard2819.jpgRichard Simon, Science staff, Email: rsimon [at] nrao [dot] edu

    ALMA Support: ALMA Project Planning
    Scientific interests: Searching for Extrasolar Planets (ADS: Refereed Papers)

Katelyn Sevin, NAASC Administrative Assistant, Email: ksevin [at] nrao [dot] edu

    ALMA Support: Administrative Assistant

jeremy.jpgJeremy Thorley, Staff

    ALMA Support: Data Services Group, Data reduction specialist

Catarina.jpgCatarina Ubach, Staff

vlahakisCatherine Vlahakis, Science staff, Email: cvlahaki [at] nrao [dot] edu

    ALMA Support: NA ALMA Telescope Services Group Lead and Deputy ARC Manager
    Scientific interests: The properties of the interstellar medium and star formation in galaxies using (sub)millimeter and radio observations; molecular gas in active radio galaxies; mm/submm interferometry. (ADS: Refereed Papers)

sarah.jpegSarah Wood, Staff

    ALMA Support: Data Services Group, Data reduction specialist

WoottenAl.jpgAl Wootten, Science staff, Email: awootten [at] nrao [dot] edu

    ALMA Support: North American ALMA Program Scientist
    Scientific Interests: Star formation, structure and chemistry of the interstellar medium in galaxies, circumstellar material (ADS: Refereed Papers)

yoon.jpgIlsang Yoon, Science Staff, Email: iyoon [at] nrao [dot] edu

    ALMA Support: Contact Scientist Support Lead, Pipeline Development
    Scientific interests: Atomic and molecular gas in galaxies, Galaxy morphology, Bayesian statistics, Stellar dynamics, Supermassive black holes (ADS: Refereed Papers)