Former Members

OIR Laboratory
Clayton Hultgren

Clayton Hultgren
Physics Undergraduate Student

Clayton was a 4th year undergraduate studying astrophysics and conducting observations using the NIROSETI instrument.

Greg Walth

Greg Walth
Postdoctoral Scholar

Greg was the TMT/IRIS postdoctoral scholar from 2016 - 2018. Greg made significant advancements to the IRIS data reduction system and data simulator. His research interest is in utilizing the most massive galaxy clusters as cosmic lenses to study the formation and evolution of dusty, star-forming galaxies. Greg is now a postdoctoral scholar at Carnegie Observatories.


Siyang Li

Siyang Li
Physics Undergraduate Student

Siyang was a third year Physics undergraduate UC Berkeley student who worked in the CASS OIRLab in summer 2018. He worked on characterizing near-infrared detectors for the PANOSETI project.

Brenda E. Araiza S.

Brenda E. Araiza S.
Aeronautic Engineering Undergraduate Student

Brenda was a 3rd year Aeronautic Engineering undergraduate student from Instituto Tecnológico de Tijuana who worked in the CASS OIRLab in summer 2018. She worked on structural analysis for the PANOSETI Project.

Brian Merino

Brian Merino
Summer 2017 Undergraduate

Brian was a STARS summer undergraduate conducting research on high-redshift gravitationally lensed galaxies.

Andres Duenas

Andres Duenas
Physics B.Sc., 2016

Andres worked in the CASS OIR lab during July 2015 to May 2017, first as an undergrad and then as a lab assistant. Andres played an integral role in observing with NIROSETI instrument and conducting research.

Melisa

Melisa Tallis
Physics B.Sc., 2016

Melisa worked in the CASS OIR lab during February to December 2016 as an undergrad, and played an integral role in observing and developing post-processing routines for the NIROSETI instrument.

Tran Tsan

Tran Tsan
Summer 2016 Undergraduate

Tran was a summer undergraduate researcher in the CASS OIR lab in 2016, and worked on TMT/IRIS simulations of distant, passive galaxies.

Dan Marshall

Dan Marshall
Physics M.Sc., 2016

Daniel worked in the CASS OIR lab from May 2015 to May 2016 as Physics graduate student. His work focused on instrumentation and data simulations for IRIS on TMT.

Etsuko Mieda

Etsuko Mieda
Astrophysics, Ph.D., 2015

Etsuko received her Astrophysics Ph.D. from University of Toronto in 2015 working with Prof. Wright. Her work focuses on galaxy evolution and developing new innovative instrumentation for adaptive optics systems. Etsuko is currently a Support Astronomer at Subaru Observatory.