Team

Principal Investigator Ewan Douglas is an Assistant Professor at the University of Arizona Steward Observatory, google scholar badge, ORCiD badge0000-0002-0813-4308.

See Open positions to join our research team.

Postdoctoral Researchers

Graduate Students

  • Jaren Ashcraft, graduate student at the University of Arizona Wyant College of Optical Sciences.
  • Amit Kumar Jha, graduate student at the University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences.
  • Kian Milani, graduate student at the Wyant College of Optical Sciences at University of Arizona.
  • Alex Carter, graduate student at the University of Arizona Wyant College of Optical Sciences.
  • Emory Jenkins, graduate student at the University of Arizona Wyant College of Optical Sciences, google scholar badge, ORCiD badge0000-0001-6829-7910.
  • Yu-Chia Lin, graduate student at the University of Arizona Physics google scholar badge, ORCiD badge0000-0002-1511-310X.
  • Kevin Derby, graduate student at the University of Arizona Wyant College of Optical Sciences. google scholar badge
  • Chia-Lin Ko, graduate student at the University of Arizona Steward Observatory, google scholar badge, ORCiD badge0000-0003-2158-8141.
  • Solvay Blomquist, graduate student at the University of Arizona Wyant College of Optical Sciences, google scholar badge.

Research Staff

  • Manny Montoya, Technical Manager at the University of Arizona Steward Observatory.
  • Aaron Goldtooth, Research Technician at the University of Arizona Steward Observatory.
  • Jess Johnson, Adaptive Optics Research Scientist at the University of Arizona Steward Observatory.
  • Sai Krishanth PM, Research Professional at the University of Arizona Steward Observatory, google scholar badge, ORCiD badge0000-0002-9869-6223.
  • Cameron Ard, Research Professional at the University of Arizona Steward Observatory.
  • Bianca Alondra Payan, Research Professional at the University of Arizona Steward Observatory.
  • Ruby Huie, Research Professional at the University of Arizona Steward Observatory.

Undergraduate Students

  • Guransh Mann, University of Arizona undergraduate student in Electrical Engineering.
  • Thomas Singelstad, University of Arizona undergraduate student in Astronomy.

Collaborators

Some of UASAL’s frequent collaborators include:

  • The Large Optics Fabrication and Test Lab: UA LOFT.
  • The eXtreme-Wavefront Control Lab: UA XWCL.
  • The MIT Space, Telecommunications, Astronomy, and Radiation Lab: MIT STAR Lab.
  • The UA Center for Adaptive Optics: CAAO.

Former Graduate Students

  • Erin Maier, Observer Technician II, Lowell Observatory. Graduate student, University of Arizona Steward Observatory.
  • Bohan Li, graduate student in Computer Science at University of Arizona.

Former Undergraduate Students

  • Rickayla Ferguson, UArizona undergradute in Aerospace Engineering.
  • Amanda Fordyce, UArizona undergraduate student in Aerospace Engineering.
  • Arsh Nadkarni, UArizona Undergraduate Student in Astronomy and Applied Physics.
  • Kian Milani, undergraduate student at the Wyant College of Optical Sciences at University of Arizona.
  • Bohan Li, undergraduate student in Computer Science.
  • Ariel Shaver, UArizona undergraduate student in Systems Engineering.
  • Bianca Alondra Payan, UArizona undergraduate student in astronomy.

Former Staff

  • Robert Thompson, Software and Technical Services Specialist.

TimeStep Interns

2023-24

  • Philip Klaassen
  • Diego Torres

    2022-23

  • Jonathan Moreland
  • Neha Joshi
  • Utkarsh Upadhyay