I am an Assistant Professor of Physics in Rider University‘s Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry, & Physics. I am also the founder and director of Rider’s Computer Science major.
I specialize in using large surveys, like SDSS, 2MASS and WISE to study the formation and evolution of the Galaxy.
Primarily I use cool, red stars to study two regimes in the Milky Way. When measuring structure near the Sun, I use cool, red dwarfs, the most common type of star. To study the distant Milky Way halo, I use the much more rare, but much brighter, red giants. Please see my research page for more information and other projects.
My CV is available here.
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