I’m an astronomer working at the University of Hawaii’s Institute for Astronomy.  I received my Ph.D. from The University of Chicago in 1997.  My main areas of research are astronomical instrumentation in the area of adaptive optics and atmospheric optical turbulence.

Specialist, Associate Director of IfA-Hilo
Ph.D. 1997, The University of Chicago
  • `imaka - A ground-layer adaptive optics testbed for Maunakea
  • Keck near-infrared pyramid wavefront sensor
  • MIRAO - A thermal infrared optimized AOS for TMT
  • UH88AM2 - A new adaptive secondary mirror for the University of Hawaii 2.2-meter Telescope
IfA Hawaii island, 215
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