Assoc. Specialist, Associate Director, 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
IfA Hawaii island, 215
(808) 932-2317(808) 932-2317


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.