by Davis Murphy last modified Dec 04, 2015 by David Frayer

The workshop will be streamed to the web via

The workshop will also be available interactively at the NRAO Charlottesville and Socorro sites within the CV-Aud and the SOC-Aud using the following:

    • Video:


  • Audio (only) : 434-817-6442



Sunday, 20 Sept.

6:30pm+  Open reception in the Residence Hall lounge, beverages & snacks provided.

Information about packet-pick up is available through the "On-site Logistics" link to the left  (also right here)

Monday, 21 Sept.

Session 18:30am-10:15am (chair: O'Neil)
8:30-8:45 - O'Neil Welcome & Announcements

8:45 - 9:15 Lockman

The Current Landscape of GBT Science

9:15 - 9:45 Prestage

Performance & Properties of the GBT

9:45 - 10:15 Maddalena

Green Bank Weather for High Frequency Observing


Session 210:45am - 12:20pm (chair: Frayer)
10:45 - 11:15 DiFrancesco

Star Formation and Ammonia in High Mass Star Forming Regions

11:15-11:35 Jackson

The Radio Ammonia Mid-plane Survey (RAMPS)

11:35 - 11:55 Friesen

The Gould Belt in NH3: First Results from the Green Bank Ammonia Survey

11:55 - 12:20 Church

ARGUS: A 16-pixel W-band spectroscopic array for the GBT


NOTE: depending on the weather, the Monday and Tuesday afternoon programs may be switched; i.e., the GBT Tour may happen on Monday afternoon instead of Tuesday afternoon.

Session 31:30pm-2:50pm
1:30-1:50 Dunham

Results from MASSES (large SMA survey of protostars) and Prospects for Future GBT Synergies

1:50 - 2:10 Seo

L1495-B218 Filaments in Taurus seen in NH3 and CCS using the GBT

2:10 - 2:30 Burkhart

From Turbulelent Clouds to Star Forming Cores: Diagnostics for Uncovering the Role of Turbulence in Star Formation

2:30 - 2:50 Erickson

A 64 Element Focal Plane Phased Array for 70-97 GHz


Session 43:40pm-5:20pm
3:30 - 4:00 Leroy

Sensitive mm-wave Spectroscopy as an Essential Complement to High Resolution Imaging

4:00 - 4:20 Kepley

Unlocking the Secrets of Dense Molecular Gas in Galaxies with the GBT

4:20 - 4:40 Reichers

A Decade of Studies of Cold Molecular Gas in the Early Universe with the GBT

4:40 - 5:00 Staguhn

Millimeter Sky Surveys with GISMO and GISMO-2

5:00 - 5:20 Pospieszalski

On the Limits of Performance of Microwave Cryogenic Transistors

Reception 5:20pm - 6pm

Dinner 6pm - 7:30pm

Panel Discussion on New Directions for GBT Capabilities  7:30pm - 8:30pm (Church, Friesen, Jewell, Sayers, Wootten)

convene to the Residence Hall Lounge, 8:30pm+




Tuesday, 22 Sept.

Session 58:30am-10:20am
8:30 - 9:00 Sarazin High Resolution SZ Observations with MUSTANG2/GBT and the Dynamics of Clusters of Galaxies
9:00 - 9:20 Sayers

SZ Effect Imaging of Galaxy Clusters from the GBT

9:20 - 9:40 Mroczkowski

High-Resolution SZ Studies of Clusters Selected Through Other Surveys

9:40 - 10:00 Mason

Science Revealed by High Resolution Imaging of the Sunyaev-Zel'dovich Effect

10:00 - 10:20 Stanchfield

MUSTANG-2: The Multiplexed SQUID-TES Array at Ninety GHz on the GBT


Session 6

10:45am - 12:25 pm

10:45 -11:05 Basu

High-resolution SZ observation of galaxy cluster cool cores and radio features

11:05 - 11:25 Fissel

Balloon-borne Submillimeter Polarimetry in the Vela C Molecular Cloud: First Results from BLASTPol 2012

11:25 - 11:45 Novak

Mapping Magnetic Fields in Star Forming Regions via Dust Emission Polarimetry

11:45 - 12:05 Cunningham Outflow and Infall Properties Towards a Sample of Massive Star
Forming Regions Drawn from the RMS Survey
12:05 - 12:25 Harris Insights from Zpectrometer


GBT Tour 1:30pm -3pm depending on the weather, the Monday and Tuesday afternoon programs may be switched; i.e., the GBT Tour may happen on Monday afternoon instead of Tuesday afternoon. Neither open-toed shoes nor high heels are permitted on the telescope tour.


Session 73:20pm-5:20pm
3:20-3:50 McGuire

The GBT PRIMOS Project: Probing Our Cosmic Origins

3:50-4:10 Corby

Complex Molecules in Translucent Clouds via Line-of-Sight Absorption

4:10-4:30 Lindberg

Unbiased line surveys of protostellar envelopes

4:30-4:50 Wootten

Physical Conditions in the Perseus B1 Cores

4:50-5:20 Ott

The GBT and the next generation VLA: Power on all Scales

Dinner 5:30pm-7:30pm

convene to the Residence Hall lounge, 7:30pm+



Wednesday, 23 Sept.

Session 88:30am-10:15am
8:30-8:50 Allen

The Structure of Dark Molecular Gas in the Galaxy

8:50-9:10 Blank

The Search for SiO Emission from the Expolanet KIC 125575-48b

9:10-9:30 Frayer The GBT 4mm Receiver
9:30-9:50 Armentrout

Massive Star Formation in the Outer Scutum-Centaurus Arm

9:50-10:10 Braatz

The Megamaser Project




Session 910:45am-12:30pm
10:45-11:15 Matthews Update on the ALMA Phasing Project and the Refurbished Haystack 37m Antenna Upgrade
11:15-11:35 Ortiz

The Intrinsic Size of Sagittarius A* Probed by VLBI Observations at 86 GHz

11:35 - 11:55  Yusef-Zadeh

VLA and GBT Observations of the Galactic Center

11:55-12:30 Panel

The emerging scientific landscape of the GBT


Final Lunch & return home