SAO/LIP Research Projects


I was grateful to have the opportunity in SAO/LIP to share and maintain a project that is in use by researchers from all over the world; an opportunity that I have only dreamed about as a computer scientist. -- Lorenzo Barrett, UMASS Boston


2017

Testing Spin-Up in Dwarf Carbon Stars
Fernando Mazzoni
Advisor: Dr. Rodolfo Montez Jr. and Dr. Paul Green

The Magnetic Field of the Core-Forming Region Perseus B1-E
Christina Michel, Radio and Geoastronomy
Advisor: Dr. Sarah Sadavoy and Dr. Philip Myers

Investigating the Evolution of Protostellar Envelopes
Patience Namusuubo, Radio and Geoastronomy
Advisor: Dr. Ian Stephens

H2-, He- and CO2- Broadening of Spectral Lines of Major Light Absorbers in Planetary Atmospheres
Shanelle Samuels, Atomic and Molecular Physics
Advisor: Dr. Iouli Gordon

A Census of Protoplanetary Disk Sizes
Marie Terrell, Radio and Geoastronomy
Advisor: Dr. Sean Andrews

2016

Studying Molecular Outflows from Low-Mass Protostars
Oscar De La Rosa, Radio and Geoastronomy
Advisor: Dr. Michael Dunham and Dr. Ian Stephens

The Conditions that Lead to the Ejection of Moons
Arielle Joasil, Solar, Stellar, and Planetary
Advisor: Dr. Matthew Payne

Trace Gas Emissions from Paper Mills Using Atmospheric Gas Retrievals from Spaceborne Instruments
Sarah Miller, Atomic and Molecular Physics
Advisor: Dr. Gonzalo Gonzalez Abad

WWT Android Application Project
Jasmine Oliveira, Atomic and Molecular Physics
Advisor: Dr. Michael McCarthy

2015

Are there compact, post-starburst galaxies at z<1?
Nicholas Baeza Hochmuth, Optical and Infrared Astronomy
Advisor: Dr. Harus Jabran Zahid

The Development and Implementation of a New Model and Interface to the HITRAN Database
Lorenzo Barrett, Atomic and Molecular Physics
Dr. Laurence Rothman and Dr. Iouli Gordon

Outflow Feedback in Low-Mass Star Formation
Forest Mathieu, Radio and Geoastronomy
Dr. Michael Dunham and Dr. Philip Myers

Effective Gas Supply Required for the Formation of Stars in Stellar Clusters and Dwarf Galaxies
Victoria Souza, Institute of Theoretical
Dr. Jill Naiman