Members

Louis J. Boyd

Director, Fairborn Observatory

Research interests: the design, construction, and operation of robotic telescopes in support of automated astronomy, the development of automated high-precision photometry

Geoffrey S. Burks

Research interests: RR Lyrae stars and the interstellar medium, pulsating variable stars, astronomy education, remote learning via streaming video courses

Francis C. Fekel

Research interests: spectroscopy of binary and multiple stars, chromospherically active stars, stellar distances, masses, and luminosities, rotational velocities, lithium abundances/ages of late-type stars, ultraviolet spectroscopy
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Gregory W. Henry

Research interests: automated astronomy with robotic telescopes, high-precision photometry, luminosity and magnetic cycles in solar-type stars, the search for extrasolar planets, chromospherically active stars, pulsating variable stars
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James Edward (Ted) Maxwell

Postdoc 2012 - present
Research interests: astronomical instrumentation, X-ray binaries, globular clusters, variable stars, extrasolar planets




Matthew W. Muterspaugh

Director, TSU Center of Excellence in Information Systems

Research interests: automated astronomy, automated high-resolution spectroscopy, extrasolar planets, stellar astrophysics, optical interferometry
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Michael H. Williamson

Research interests: software and control system development for automated telescopes, data pipeline development for automated imaging and automated spectroscopy, the search for extrasolar planets

Michael R. Busby

Former Director, TSU Center of Excellence in Information Systems
1987 - 2014
Retired

Joel A. Eaton


1989 - 2009

Retired




Askari Ghasempour

Postdoc 2010 - 2013





Samira Rajabi

Postdoc 2010 - 2013