Instructors, Speakers, Participating Organizations, and Workshop Participants

    • Our list of confirmed speakers and instructors is growing.  Please stay tuned!
      • Gary Sanders, Project Manager, TMT

      • Scott Roberts, Systems Engineering Group Leader, TMT

      • Hanne Buur, Software Group Leader, TMT

      • Warren Skidmore, Telescope Research Scientist, TMT

      • Renate Kupke, Adaptive Optics Project Scientist, University of California

      • Sandra Dawson, Manager of Hawaii Community Affairs, TMT

      • Lisa Hunter, Director, Institute for Scientist and Engineer Educators 

      • Megan Ansdell, Astrophysics Graduate Student, University of Hawaii at Manoa

      • Austin Barnes, Education & Workforce Development Program Manager, Institute for Scientist and Engineer Educators

      • Nicholas McConnell, Education & Workforce Development Program Manager, Institute for Scientist and Engineer Educators

 

This workshop is sponsored by TMT, co-sponsored by University of California Observatories (UCO), and led by the Institute for Scientist & Engineer Educators (ISEE) at UCSC, in collaboration with the TMT Workforce, Education, Public Outreach, and Communication (WEPOC) committee.  

Participants will have the opportunity to tour Lick Observatory on nearby Mt. Hamilton, and the UCSC Laboratory for Adaptive Optics.  Additionally, the workshop location will offer opportunities for participants to visit and meet with TMT collaborators from UCSC, ISEE, and the TMT Wide-Field Optical Spectrometer (WFOS).

 

Name Institution Field of Study/Research
Megan Ansdell University of Hawaii at Manoa astrophysics
Simon Birrer University of California, Los Angeles cosmology
Arianna Brown University of California, Irvine astrophysics
Zhuo Chen University of California, Los Angeles astrophysics
Susmita Das University of Delhi astrophysics
Zhang Feifan University of Science and Technology of China mechatronic engineering
Cheng Feng University of Science and Technology of China precision measurements
Abhimat Krishna Gautam University of California, Los Angeles astrophysics
Miftahul Hilmi University of Tokyo cosmology
Jen-Wei Hsueh University of California, Davis astrophysics
Monica Imanishi Kyoto University precision measurements
Marziye Jafariyazani University of California, Riverside astrophysics
Helen Kyung Kim University of California, Los Angeles astrophysics
Nikita Klimovich Caltech astrophysics
Molly Rose Kosiarek University of California, Santa Cruz astrophysics
Mariko Kubo National Astronomy Observatory of Japan astrophysics
Varun Kumar Indian Institute of Astrophysics astronomical instrumentation
Wingyee (Marie) Lau University of California, Santa Cruz astrophysics
Ryan Masami Lau Caltech / Jet Propulsion Laboratory astrophysics
Khee-Gan (K.G.) Lee University of California, Berkeley / Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory cosmology
Siqi Liu University of Toronto adaptive optics
Cheng Lixuan University of Science and Technology of China systems & control engineering
Labani Mallick Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics astrophysics
Tadafumi (Tad) Matsuno Sokendai astrophysics
Shiro Mukae University of Tokyo astrophysics & optomechanics
Naslim Neelamkodan [formerly National Astronomy Observatory of Japan] astrophysics
Cordell John Newmiller University of California, Davis astrophysics
Stevanus Kristianto Nugroho Tohoku University astrophysics
Donal O’Sullivan Caltech software engineering
Mayukh Pahari Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics astrophysics
Mostafizur Rahman Jamia Millia Islamia cosmology
Trupti Mahendra Ranka Giant Magellan Telescope systems & control engineering
Sonali Sachdeva Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics astrophysics
Gautam Saikia Tezpur University astrophysics
Lu Shen University of California, Davis astrophysics
Rizumu (Rhythm) Shimakawa University of California, Santa Cruz astrophysics
Garima Singh Caltech / Jet Propulsion Laboratory astronomical instrumentation
Wei Sun Purple Mountain Observatory astrophysics
Arun Surya Indian Institute of Astrophysics optical & software engineering
Genki Suzuki Tohoku University adaptive optics
Matthew Taylor Gemini Observatory astrophysics
Nathalie Chantal Thibert Saint Mary’s University astrophysics
Ji Wang Caltech astrophysics
Guo (Billy) Xiangyu University of Science and Technology of China astronomical instrumentation