The Summer Science Program in Astrophysics

2017 Faculty

Univ. of Colorado Boulder Campus

Academic Director
Dr. Tracy Furutani ’79
Science Instructor, North Seattle Community College
Ph.D. Geology, Univ. of Washington; M.S. Chemistry, Stanford; B.S. Chemistry and History, Caltech
Michael Dubson, Physics michael.dubson@colorado.edu (Photo/Larry Harwood) Associate Academic Director
Dr. Michael Dubson SSP ’73
Senior Instructor and Associate Chair, Physics, Univ. of Colorado Boulder
Ph.D. Physics, Cornell Univ.; B.S. Physics, Univ. of Illinois
Site Director
Laura Corley
Chemistry Teacher, Brownsboro High School, Texas
M.Ed. Educational Leadership, Stephen F. Austin State Univ.
B.S.E. Secondary Education, East Texas Baptist Univ.

Teaching Assistant and Residential Mentors
Lindsey Whitesides ’12

B.A. Physics, Caltech
Cyndia Cao ’12
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, MIT
Jonathan Joo ’12
B.A. Computer Science, Caltech
Tanay Bhandarkar ’12
B.A. Astrophysics, Columbia Univ.

New Mexico Tech Campus

mug_rengstorf Academic Director
Dr. Adam Rengstorf
Assoc. Prof. of Physics & Astronomy, Purdue Univ. Calumet
Ph.D. Astronomy, Indiana Univ.; B.S. Physics, Binghamton Univ.
mug_andersen Associate Academic Director
Dr. William Andersen
Assoc. Prof. of Physics, Eastern NM Univ.
Ph.D. Nuclear Physics, MIT; B.S. Physics, Baylor Univ.
Site Director
Ms. Barbara Martinez
High School Teacher, Socorro NM
B.A. Education, College of Santa Fe

Adjunct Programming Instructor
Aaron Bauer SSP ’06
graduate student in Computer Science, Univ. of Washington
B.A. Computer Science, Williams College

Teaching Assistant and Residential Mentors
Rebecca Sellers
B.A., Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Univ. of Colorado
Jeffrey Wheeler
rising senior in Physics and Math, Michigan State Univ.
Rasmi Elasmar ’12
B.A. Math, Columbia Univ.
Katie Dunn ’13
rising senior in Physics, MIT