People

Faculty

Dr. Jared R. Males

MagAO-X project PI
MagAO/VisAO PI

Dr. Katie Morzinski

MagAO/Clio PI
MagAO-X MEMS consultant and instrument+science team member

Professor Laird Close

MagAO project PI
MagAO-X optomechanical design lead

Professor Olivier Guyon

MagAO-X real-time software lead and coronagraph guru

Graduate students

Justin Knight

Graduate Student, College of Optical Sciences

Alex Rodack

Graduate student, College of Optical Sciences

Jennifer (Jhen) Lumbres

Graduate student, College of Optical Sciences

Lauren Schatz

Graduate student, College of Optical Sciences (since 2015)
B.S. Physics, University of California: Santa Cruz-2015

Kyle van Gorkom

Graduate student, College of Optical Sciences (since 2017)
B.S. Physics & Philosophy, Brandeis University – 2014

Joseph Long

Graduate student, Department of Astronomy (since 2017)
B.A. Physics, Pomona College — 2014

Joseph is working to understand the exoplanet populations around young stars and developing algorithms to tease signals from high-contrast imaging data.

Alex Hedglen

Graduate student, College of Optical Sciences (since 2017)

Undergraduate students

Chris Bohlman

Undergraduate student, Department of Computer Science

Maggie Kautz

Undergraduate student, College of Optical Sciences

Madison Jean

Undergraduate student, College of Optical Sciences

Alumni

Dr. Kelsey Miller

Ph.D., University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences — 2018

Currently at Leiden Observatory for postdoctoral work.

The Extreme Wavefront Control Lab also gratefully acknowledges the support of animals, wild and domesticated, that continue to make our work possible.