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Science Program 2020B

by Davis Murphy last modified May 21, 2020 by Dana Balser

A total of 239 new proposals were received for the 3 February 2020 submission deadline for Semester 2020B. The table below summarizes the approved observing programs for the Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA), the Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA)/High Sensitivity Array (HSA) and the Global 3mm VLBI Array (GMVA).  Listed are the PI name, proposal ID, proposal title, maximum hours approved, and proposal type (Regular, Triggered, or Large). Proposals from previous semesters that were awarded time by NRAO are included.  Also listed are HSA proposals that include the VLA as a VLBI station.

For each approved program, the Proposal Finder Tool will have access to its authors, title, abstract, and total approved hours.

Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA)

PIIDTitleHoursType
Aggarwal, Kshitij VLA/20A-299 Follow-up of REALFAST Fast Radio Bursts 18 Triggered
Akiyama, Kazunori VLA/20B-262 Full-polarimetric imaging of nearby AGNs resolved with VLTI 24 Regular
Alexander, Kate VLA/20A-324 Pinpointing the Radio Emission from NS Mergers in LIGO/Virgo's 3rd Observing Run 18.67 Triggered
Alexander, Kate VLA/20A-372 Exploring Mass Ejection in SMBHs via Radio Observations of TDEs 20 Triggered
Alexander, Kate VLA/20B-377 A Systematic Investigation of Radio Tidal Disruption Events 38 Large
Algera, Hiddo VLA/20B-370 An Ultra-deep Multi-Frequency Survey of Radio Free-Free Emission 100 Regular
Balasubramanian, Arvind VLA/20B-208 Long-term monitoring of GW170817 with the Jansky VLA 7 Regular
Berton, Marco VLA/20B-081 Radio Loudness of Super-Eddington Accreting Black Holes 19 Regular
Bhandari, Shivani VLA/20B-103 Uncovering the radio continuum properties of Fast Radio Burst host galaxies.  6.25 Triggered
Birzan, Laura VLA/20B-138 Probing the Effects of Aging in Relations between Jet Power and Radio Power 19 Regular
Bonato, Matteo VLA/20B-024 The ultimate definition of blazar candidates in the H-ATLAS fields  0.58 Regular
Borkar, Abhijeet VLA/20B-091 Revealing the Elusive Power Source of Green Pea Galaxies 19 Regular
Borthakur, Sanchayeeta VLA/20B-316  Tracing Obscured Star formation in a Galaxy Undergoing  Gas Inflow  11 Regular
Boyden, Ryan VLA/20B-040 Constraining free-free emission and photoevaporation rates in NGC 1977 disks 3 Regular
Breiding, Peter VLA/20B-298 Parsec to kiloparsec-scale AGN jet structures in post-merger galaxies 1.5 Regular
Brienza, Marisa VLA/20B-218 Looking for the radio core of the radio galaxy B2 0924+30 1 Regular
Burke, Colin VLA/20B-334 Radio Properties of a Variability-Selected Dwarf AGN from the Dark Energy Survey 5.07 Regular
Cao, Yue VLA/20B-324 Characterizing the multiplicity of massive protostellar systems down to 100 AU 12 Regular
Carotenuto, Francesco VLA/20B-314 Constraining black hole accretion-ejection coupling at low accretion rate 13.33; Swift: 30 ksec Triggered
Carrasco-Gonzalez, Carlos VLA/20A-356 DG TAU: IT MAY LOOK BORED, BUT LET'S BETTER LISTEN TO IT 70 Regular
Carrasco-Gonzalez, Carlos VLA/20B-122 Alliance to beat The Wall: eVLA+eMERLIN to cross the 100 au border of jets 48 Regular
Cendes, Yvette VLA/20B-249 Follow-Up of Potential Exoplanet Radio Emission from the 51 Eri System 3 Regular
Chen, Zhengyi VLA/20B-180 Off-nuclear star formation in a gas-rich low-mass S0 galaxy 27 Regular
Chomiuk, Laura VLA/20A-367 Radio Observations of Novae: New Answers to Classic Questions 28 Triggered
Clarke, Seamus VLA/20B-134 Searching for OH masers: Is the SNR CTB 109 shocking a giant molecular cloud? 2.5 Regular
Claussen, Mark VLA/20B-310 Monitoring SiO and Water Maser Emission from R Aqr During Periastron Passage 6 Regular
Claussen, Mark VLBA/20B-317 Monitoring SiO and Water Maser Emission from R Aqr During Periastron Passage 54 Regular
Corsi, Alessandra VLA/20B-149 A VLA quest for relativistic explosions in the era of ZTF II 16 Triggered
Costa, Allison VLA/20B-219 Probing the Initial Mass Function of Natal Super Star Clusters in Henize 2-10 20.02 Regular
Cruz-Saenz de Miera, Fernando VLA/20B-345 Proper motions of the binary jet in L1551 IRS 5 1 Regular
Dai, Xinyu VLA/20B-080 The Origin of the Unresolved Radio Emission of Radio-Quiet Quasars 23.22 Regular
Darling, Jeremy VLA/20B-154 A Spectral Search for Axionic Dark Matter 42.75 Regular
Davis, Ivey VLA/20B-252 Observing the EQ Pegasi System with the Expanded Long Wavelength Array 15 Regular
Degenaar, Nathalie VLA/20B-142 A young stripped star in the intriguing binary LB-1? 2 Regular
de Kleer, Katherine VLA/20A-295 Thermal surface properties of the icy galilean satellites 40 Regular
de Kleer, Katherine VLA/20B-259 M-Type Asteroids: The Remnant Core Fragments of Differentiated Planetesimals? 37 Regular
Demorest, Paul VLA/20B-210 Optimizing frequency choice for pulsar timing arrays 24 Regular
Dobie, Dougal VLA/20B-363 VLA Imaging of Gravitationally Lensed QSOs discovered with Gaia 7.5 Regular
Dong, Dillon VLA/20B-393 Identifying Relativistic Afterglows in the VLA Sky Survey 45 Triggered
Eftekhari, Tarraneh VLA/20B-228 Potential Analogs of the First Repeating Fast Radio Burst 5.1 Regular
Fischer, Travis VLA/20B-241 Jumping Out Of The Plane  75 Regular
Fong, Wen-fai VLA/20B-057 Elucidating the Explosion Properties of Cosmological Short GRBs with the VLA 5.83 Triggered
Frail, Dale VLA/20A-115 JAGWAR: Jansky VLA mapping of Gravitational Wave bursts as Afterglows in Radio 26 Triggered
Gendron Marsolais, Marie-Lou VLA/20B-231 Revealing the nature of the source IC 310 12 Regular
Gendron Marsolais, Marie-Lou VLBA/20B-230 Revealing the nature of the source IC 310 8 Regular
Giacintucci, Simona VLA/20B-272 Low Frequency Study of the Dissociative Merger Cluster CIZA J0107.7+5408 5.25 Regular
Greve, Thomas VLA/20B-375 VLA-RAGERS: Tracing Proto-cluster Growth with Cosmic Time  94 Regular
Gusinskaia, Nina VLA/20A-200 Mapping accretion states in transitional millisecond pulsars 6 Triggered
Hajduk, Marcin VLA/20B-046 Sakurai's Object Rises 3 Regular
Ho, Anna VLA/20B-205 Fast-Luminous Transients: A New Class of Radio-Loud, Engine-Driven Explosions 16.7 Triggered
Hou, Ligang VLA/20B-126 Magnetic fields of the young planetary nebula K3-35 0.7 Regular
Hou, Meicun VLA/20B-170 VLA Confirmation of Optical and X-ray Selected Dual-AGNs 4.39 Regular
Jackson, Neal VLA/20B-309 The nature of radio-quiet quasars: assistance from gravitational lensing 32 Regular
Jones, Gareth VLA/20B-194 Direct Galactic Gas Mass Measurement 600Myr After the Big Bang 67.1 Regular
Jurlin, Nika VLA/20B-349 Characterization of restarted radio galaxies in the Lockman Hole field 8.5 Regular
Kalita, Boris Sindhu  VLA/20B-247 Investigating possible non-gravitational ICM heating in a galaxy cluster at z=2 24.2 Regular
Kao, Melodie VLA/20B-384 Does binarity affect the radio occurrence rate for ultracool dwarfs? 109 Regular
Kapinska, Anna D. VLA/20B-255 Deep imaging of a nearby radio galaxy residing in starforming, interacting host 8.5 Regular
Kapinska, Anna D. VLA/20B-372 Searching for activity in a candidate dying radio galaxy 1.5 Regular
Kharb, Preeti VLA/20B-036 Is Most of the Jet Emission in Seyferts Concentrated on Scales of a kpc? 6 Regular
Ko, Chia-Lin VLA/20B-172 High Resolution Dust Polarization Observations on IRAS16293B and IRAS4A1 (II) 12.78 Regular
Koenig, Sabine VLA/20A-275 Understanding the continuum in the Medusa merger 0.8 Regular
Kooi, Jason VLA/20A-193 Radio Remote-Sensing of the Corona to Support Parker Solar Probe Perihelion #5 64 Regular
Kovacs, Timea VLA/20B-379 Magnetic field of intermediate redshift galaxies using polarization monitoring  13.5 Regular
Laskar, Tanmoy VLA/20B-065 Exploring Extreme Explosions from the Cosmic Dawn 5 Triggered
Laskar, Tanmoy VLA/20B-198 VLA Observations of the Nearby Unusual GRB 190829A 0.67 Regular
Lee, Kianhong VLA/20B-158 Resolving the radio jets of three radio galaxies at z~5 0.75 Regular
Le Gall, Alice VLA/20B-290 Probing the subsurface of Iapetus's two faces 19.75 Regular
Linford, Justin VLA/20B-302 The Diverse Morphology of Gamma-Ray Emitting Novae 4 Regular
Ling, Jason VLA/20B-331 Investigating the Nature of Low-Frequency Emissions from Young Stellar Systems 33 Regular
Lin, Zhe-Yu Daniel VLA/20B-323 Mapping the Two Dimensional Temperature of HH 212MMS 7 Regular
Liu, Hauyu VLA/20B-084 The first constraint on the properties of dust vortex 36.05 Regular
Liu, Hauyu VLA/20B-085 Do dipper star anisotropically illuminate the natal disks with ionizing photons? 11.25 Regular
Liu, Hauyu VLA/20B-086 Is the DM~Tau disk ionized by a spinning X-ray light house? 18; XMM-Newton: 57.6 ksec Regular
Liu, Xin VLA/20B-242 VLA Discovery of Dual and Lensed Quasars from Gaia Astrometry and HST Imaging 24 Regular
Long, Feng VLA/20B-342 Testing Trapping of Large Grains in a Dust Disk Ring 54.4 Regular
Longinotti, Anna Lia VLA/20B-030 IRAS 17020+4544: testing the role of radio emission in multi-phase outflows 2.2 Regular
Macias, Enrique VLA/20B-062 The VLA View of Substructures in Protoplanetary Disks 75 Large
Malins, Joseph VLA/20B-296 Model Based Ionospheric Corrections of the Expanded Long Wavelength Array 12 Regular
Margutti, Raffaella VLA/20A-354 Radio Observations of Rapid, Luminous and Blue Stellar Explosions 7.33 Triggered
Matthews, David VLA/20B-144 The Radio Hunt for the Power Source in Super-luminous Supernovae 7.33 Triggered
Matthews, Lynn VLA/19A-330 Characterizing the Radio Photospheres of AGB Stars 15.75 Regular
Maud, Luke VLA/20B-099 Disk Stabilty, Grain Growth and Ionization in the proto-O-star G17.64+0.16 5.25 Regular
Meyer, Eileen VLA/20B-356 A Legacy VLA Survey of X-ray Emitting Jets 55.05 Regular
Mezcua, Mar VLA/20B-023 Revealing hidden and switched-off AGN in dwarf galaxies with the VLA 4 Regular
Migliori, Giulia VLA/20B-190 Unveiling the low-frequency radio spectrum of 3C 195 southern hotspot 4.8 Regular
Miller-Jones, James VLA/20A-196 Transient jet launching in stellar-mass black holes 10.64 Triggered
Momjian, Emmanuel VLA/20B-238 Understanding the Most Powerful Radio-Loud Quasar at z > 5 3.5 Regular
Mooley, Kunal VLA/20B-004 A search for pulsars around the Galactic Center in Rotation Measures 18 Regular
Morganti, Raffaella VLA/20B-025 Jet driven feedback in low-luminosity radio galaxies: the case of NGC1052  6.1 Regular
Morokuma, Kana VLA/20B-209 Atomic hydrogen in Blueberry galaxies with a high ionization parameter  56 Regular
Morris, Mark VLA/20B-203 A Synchrotron Radio Filament Emanating from the Galactic Black Hole? 7 Regular
Morris, Melissa VLA/20B-183 Constraining the Density of the Intragroup Medium using Bent Double Lobed AGN 32 Regular
Nakatani, Riouhei VLA/20B-163 Constraining Dust Properties of the Youngest-Ever Substructure in a Class 0 Disk 3 Regular
Nyland, Kristina VLA/20B-329 The Radio SED Evolution of Compact and Variable Radio AGN Identified in VLASS  8.58; Chandra: 31 ksec Regular
O'Dea, Christopher VLA/20B-211 Independent Measurements of Black Hole Spin in 40 AGN 10 Regular
Osten, Rachel VLA/20B-254 Probing Radio Emission from Optically Flaring Brown Dwarfs 38.5 Regular
Peng, Sijia VLA/20A-249 Exploring a radio outflow from the quiescent supermassive black hole in M32 2 Regular
Perley, Daniel VLA/20B-114 Multifrequency Evolution of the Serendipitous Cygnus A Radio Transient 6 Regular
Perley, Daniel VLA/20B-164 Radio Characterization of ZTF Orphan Afterglows 11.3 Triggered
Plotkin, Richard VLA/20B-034 Tracking the black hole disk/jet connection into quiescence 1.67 Triggered
Plotkin, Richard VLA/20B-047 Black Hole Jets in HII Nuclei 12 Regular
Pokhrel, Riwaj VLA/20B-373 Disk Fragmentation around the Serpens-FIRS1 Intermediate Mass Protostar 5.75 Regular
Redwing, Erin VLA/20B-257 Subsurface Structure of Io 20 Regular
Reid, Mark VLA/20B-001 Toward a More Complete Mapping of the Spiral Structure of the Milky Way 5 Regular
Sanchez-Monge, Alvaro VLA/20B-120 The onset of high-mass star formation in dense embedded proto-clusters 27.7 Regular
Sarbadhicary, Sumit VLA/20B-355 VLA observations of the youngest SNe Ia as a novel probe of progenitor scenarios 6 Triggered
Sheehan, Patrick VLA/20B-173 Are Embedded Disks with Substructures Hiding Young Binaries? 29.5 Regular
Shi, Yong VLA/20B-008 PROBING THE ROLE OF HI GAS IN STAR FORMATION AT EXTREMELY LOW METALLICITY 28 Regular
Shu, Xinwen VLA/20B-106 Completing the census of radio emission from galaxies with nuclear MIR outbursts 9.66 Regular
Sokoloski, Jennifer VLA/20B-338 Testing Ideas for Dust Formation in Novae  18 Triggered
Song, Yiqing VLA/20B-313 High Resolution Imaging of Obscured Star Formation in Luminous Infrared Galaxies 1.5 Regular
Soria, Roberto VLA/20B-125 Resolving the powerful ULX bubble in NGC 5585 2 Regular
Soria, Roberto VLA/20B-131 Radio bubble around the ultraluminous X-ray source Holmberg IX X-1 2 Regular
Spilker, Justin VLA/20B-281 Testing the Origin of Vast Extended Molecular Gas Outside High-z Post-Starbursts 6.5; HST: 2 orbits Regular
Spingola, Cristiana VLBA/20B-100 Using outstanding blazar flares to probe the centre of a high-z lensing galaxy 11.1 Regular
Stockdale, Christopher VLA/20B-308 Long Term Monitoring of Radio Supernovae with the Jansky VLA -  2020B 22.82 Regular
Stockdale, Christopher VLA/20B-341 Confirming CSM/ISM Interaction in three Type I Supernovae 6.75 Regular
Stroh, Michael VLA/20B-279 A Public Survey of Late-Time Emission in VLASS Detected Supernovae 31 Regular
Tang, Ningyu VLA/20B-151 Investigating CO-Dark Molecular Gas through Synergetic Absorption observations 23.2 Regular
Tazzari, Marco VLA/20B-299 CX Tau: the first test of dust properties in compact protoplanetary discs 12.85 Regular
Tendulkar, Shriharsh VLA/20B-280 Arcsecond Localization of Repeating FRBs 104 Large
Tobin, John VLA/20B-322 eDisk: Early Planet Formation in Embedded Disks - A Long Wavelength Perspective 32.04 Regular
TROJA, ELEONORA VLA/20B-288 The collimation and energetics of short gamma-ray bursts 6 Triggered
Turner, Jean VLA/20B-139 HI Absorption in NGC 5253 5.5 Regular
van der Vlugt, Dieuwertje VLA/20B-357 Resolving the far-infrared-radio correlation in SMGs 45 Regular
van Velzen, Sjoert VLA/20A-392 VLA follow-up of stellar tidal disruption flares found in ZTF 17.60 Triggered
Wharton, Robert VLA/20B-318 Deep Imaging Search for Pulsars in Globular Clusters 19 Regular
White, Jacob VLA/20B-096 High Resolution Observations of the Fading Outburst System L1251 VLA 6 0.5 Regular
Wolk, Scott VLA/20B-268 Searching for Evidence of Star-Planet Interactions in the Young V830 Tau System 17 Regular
Wrobel, Joan VLA/20B-035 Intermediate-Mass Black Holes in Globular Clusters in NGC253 4.7 Regular
Yamashita, Takuji VLA/20B-135 High resolution spectral index maps of high-z radio galaxy candidates at z > 4 14.5 Regular
Yusef-Zadeh, Farhad VLA/20B-207 Do  Compact Sources Feed  the Galactic Center  Nonthermal Radio Filaments? 14 Regular

Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA), High Sensitivity Array (HSA), and Global 3mm VLBI Array (GMVA)

PIIDTitleHoursType
Burns, Ross VLBA/20B-048 High-mass protostellar accretion bursts 24.03 Triggered
Claussen, Mark VLBA/20B-317 Monitoring SiO and Water Maser Emission from R Aqr During Periastron Passage 30 Regular
Curiel, Salvador VLBA/20A-318 Unveiling the orbital motions of the sub-stellar companions of the WTTS DoAr21 18 Regular
Curiel, Salvador VLBA/20B-344 Monitoring the candidate planetary companions of a nearby ultracool dwarf 52.5 Regular
Delvecchio, Ivan VLBA/20B-140 Unraveling the role of faint radio AGN across the infrared-radio correlation 120 Regular
Ding, Hao VLBA/20B-146 VLBA astrometry of the double neutron star PSR J1537+1155 8 Regular
Ding, Hao VLBA/20B-169 VLBA astrometry for Aql X-1, the best-studied type I X-ray burster 8 Triggered
Dzib, Sergio VLBA/18A-102 Dynamical masses of young stellar multiple systems with the VLBA 24 Large
Forbrich, Jan VLBA/20B-226 A VLBA proper motion census of Young Stellar Objects in the Orion Nebula Cluster 16 Regular
Gendron Marsolais, Marie-Lou VLBA/20B-230 Revealing the nature of the source IC 310 8 Regular
Giroletti, Marcello VLBA/20B-107 Are gamma-ray blazars associated with IceCube neutrinos? 30 Triggered
Immer, Katharina VLBA/20B-287 Tracing the gas flows in the inner Galaxy with maser astrometric observations 48 Regular
Jones, Dayton VLBA/20A-044 VLBA Astrometry of the Juno Spacecraft: The Final Epochs 8 Regular
Kadler, Matthias GMVA/20B-243 Extreme blazars under the GMVA microscope 40.5 Regular
Kadler, Matthias GMVA/20B-244 Core Dynamics and Expansion of the Neutrino Blazars TXS 0506+056 and PKS1502+103 22 Regular
Kim, Dongjin GMVA/20B-339 The nature of molecular gas in the jet-launching region of young radio galaxy. 14 Regular
Kim, Jae-Young GMVA/20B-204 First subparsec-scale imaging of the new TeV gamma-ray radio galaxy 3C 264 8 Regular
Kovalev, Yuri VLBA/19B-237 Search for recollimation in AGN jets 96 Regular
Kovalev, Yuri VLBA/20B-061 VLBI as a key to the source of high energy neutrino 96 Triggered
Kulkarni, Shri VLBA/20A-319 PSR J1740+1000: An exotic intervening nebula 16 Regular
Lee, Kunwoo GMVA/20B-179 Ultra-deep Imaging the Acceleration and Collimation Zone in the jet of 4C+73.18 12 Regular
Lewis, Megan VLBA/20B-227 SiO isotopologues in evolved stars 27 Regular
Lister, Matthew VLBA/19B-194 MOJAVE: Probing Acceleration and Magnetic Field Evolution in AGN Jets 648 Large
Liu, Yuanqi VLBA/20B-053  Imaging the Radio Emission from Optically Faint Quasar at the Reionization Era 12 Regular
Maccarone, Thomas VLBA/20B-121 A trigonometric parallax for a globular cluster 7.5 Regular
Marscher, Alan VLBA/20B-274 BEAM-ME: Blazars Entering the Astrophysical Multi-Messenger Era 144 Large
McEwen, Alexander VLBA/20B-300 Measuring the Mass of an Isolated Pulsar via Gravitational Lensing 3 Regular
Melis, Carl VLBA/20A-340 Toward Routine Microarcsecond VLBI Astrometry  24 Regular
Meyer, Eileen VLBA/20B-240 Mapping the Full Kinematic Profile of Jets from VLBA to VLA scale 31.05 Regular
Ortiz, Gisela VLBA/20A-127 VLBA astrometry of water masers associated to protostars in  Serpens South 72.8 Regular
Park, Jongho VLBA/20B-116 Towards a complete understanding of jet acceleration & energy dissipation in M87 48 Regular
Perley, Daniel VLBA/20B-115 VLBA Monitoring of the Serendipitous Cygnus A Radio Transient 8 Regular
Petrov, Leonid VLBA/20B-076 Unveiling the nature of a tripple source in the central region of 3C93.1 10 Regular
Ramakrishnan, Venkatessh VLBA/20B-305 Compact calibrator survey for mm-VLBI 30 Regular
Readhead, Anthony VLBA/20B-335 Completion of Surveys for a Gravitational Lens Search to Explore Dark Matter 99 Regular
Schinzel, Frank VLBA/19B-048 A Parallax for PSR J0002+6216 24 Regular
Schinzel, Frank VLBA/20B-064 Following the evolution of a new feature in 3C48 17 Regular
Spolaor, Sarah VLBA/19B-249 Exploring Post-merger SMBH Evolution with the VLBA 201 Large
Vestergaard, Marianne VLBA/20A-029 The origin of low accretion state radio emission in the changing-look AGN Mrk590 25.2 Regular
Zhang, Bo VLBA/20A-143 Validate Gaia Stellar Reference Frame via VLBI Astrometry of Radio Stars 40 Regular
Zhang, Bo VLBA/20B-119 Validate Gaia Stellar Reference Frame via VLBI Astrometry of New Radio Stars: I 24 Regular