WVU Center for Astrophysics

Our rapidly growing research and teaching group within the Department of Physics at WVU explores a wide variety of hot topics in current astrophysics. Our current research strengths are in compact objects and galaxy formation and evolution. We have close ties with the nearby National Radio Astronomy Observatory and the Arecibo Observatory. Follow the links on the left for more information. Our research is supported by a West Virginia EPSCoR Research Challenge Grant, and grants from NASA, the National Radio Astronomy Observatory, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, the Research Corporation and the National Science Foundation.

The group as of April 25, 2012 pictured in one of the conference rooms at Hodges Hall.

(From left to right)
First Row:
Loren Anderson, Maura McLaughlin, Nate Daniels-Garver, Fernando Cardoso, DJ Pisano, Logan Hough

Second Row:
Bingyi Cui, Katie Rabidoux, Manjari Bagchi, Akshaya Rane, Nipuni Palliyaguru, Josh Miller

Third Row:
Joe Swiggum, Duncan Lormirer, Spencer Wolfe, Mitch Mickaliger, Benetge Perera, Jason Boyles, Pete Gentile, Sam Bates, Andrew Seymour

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