Bob Aloisi

Bob Aloisi has earned a BS in Chemical Engineering from UW-Madison, an MS in Paper Science from the Institute of Paper Science and Technology in Appleton, WI, an MS in Engineering Management from UW-Madison, a …

Max Kroft

Max Kroft is a graduate student pursuing a Ph.D. in the UW-Madison Astronomy Department. His research primarily involves observational studies of exoplanets, planets outside of our solar system. He currently works on detecting and characterizing …

James Lattis

Jim Lattis holds a Ph.D. in History of Science from UW–Madison and is the author of many publications in that field. He helped create UW Space Place, the outreach and public education center of the …

Zach Lewis

Zach Lewis is a graduate student in astronomy at UW-Madison. His research focuses on the evolution of elements inside galaxies. He uses JWST observations of distant galaxies to characterize how stars produce elements and eject …

Rachel McClure

Rachel Lee McClure is a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow pursuing her PhD in the UW – Madison Astronomy Department. Her research is an exploration of the formation and evolution of bars in disk …

Erin Motherway

Erin Motherway is a graduate student at UW-Madison pursuing her PhD in astronomy. Her research thus far has consisted of studying the evolution of binary star systems found in different areas of the universe such …

Andrew Nine

Andrew Nine is a fifth-year graduate student at UW-Madison. He studies interacting binary stars and the products of those interactions, using chemical fingerprints and computer models to reconstruct the histories of these fascinating systems.

Talia O’Shea

Talia O’Shea is a graduate student at UW-Madison using simulations to model AGN jets emerging from supermassive black holes. She is interested in how these jets affect their host galaxies, producing radio mode feedback and …

Theodore Peña

Theodore Pena is a second-year graduate student researching supermassive black holes with Professor Kate Grier. Born in South Florida, he studied astrophysics at Tufts University before joining the astronomy department at UW–Madison. Most of his …

Jonathan Rebelsky

Jonathan Rebelsky is an Analytical Chemistry PhD Candidate in the Department of Chemistry. Jonathan earned a Bachelor’s of Arts degree from Grinnell College in Music and Chemistry and works in the Widicus Weaver lab studying …

Loren Robinson

Pronouns: he/him Loren Robinson is a first-year Graduate Student pursuing a Ph.D. in Astronomy at UW-Madison. He earned his BS in Astrophysics in 2023 at The Ohio State University. His research is focused on understanding …

Eli Sofovich

Eli Sofovich earned a B.S. in Astronomy and Chemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is currently seeking a Ph.D. as a graduate student at UW-Madison’s Department of Astronomy. His broad interests lie …

Estephani TorresVillanueva

My name is Estephani and I’m a second-year astronomy graduate student at UW-Madison. My interests broadly encompass the planet formation process along with the evolution of chemical abundances within planet forming regions much like our …