Welcome to my web pages
I am in the astronomy program at WSU, where I am an instructor, director of the planetarium, and active member of departmental and university committees concerned with undergraduate academics.
My primary interest is STEM pedagogy.
The image in the banner is from a 3.6 cm (8.3 GHz) image of Messier 82 constructed from data from the Very Large Array in New Mexico. The point-like sources are supernova remnants strongly constrained by high pressure interstellar gas. The cloudy emission is a mixture of synchrotron and bremsstrahlung emission. Although synchrotron emission dominates the integrated light from M82, much of the brightest emission in the galaxy's nucleus is dominated by bremsstrahlung.