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VERITAS

at Barnard College of Columbia University



Very Energetic Radiation Imaging Telescope Array System






Members
Current Members
Professors
Post-doctoral Scientists
Graduate Students
Current Undergraduate Students
High School Students
2015-2016
Visitors

2012 Sheetal Saxena - Ph. D Graduate Student, Universitat Wurzburg, Germany

2011 Debbijoy Bhattacharya - Post-doctoral Research Scientist, Indian Institute of Science. Currently, Manipal University, India

Alumni - Past Members (recent first)
Postdocs

Manel Errando - Post-doctoral Research Scientist (2009-2014). Currently at Washington University, St. Louis

Ester Aliu Post-doctoral ResearchScientist (2009-2014). Currently at University of Barcelona (UAB)

Pascal Fortin - Post-doctoral Research Scientist (2005-2008). Currently, VERITAS Observatory Manager, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Tucson, AZ

David Garofalo - Research Scientist, Columbia Frontiers of Science Fellow (2013). Currently at Southern Polytechnic State University, Marietta, GA

Graduate students
Gunes Senturk (2013) Currently at EF Academy

Doug Bramel ()

Undergraduate students
High School students

Reshmi Mukherjee

Research Interests:

Experiments:

Contact Information:



Ester Aliu

Research Interests:

Experiments:

Selected Publications:

Contact Information:

  • ealiu at astro.columbia.edu



Manel Errando

Research Interests:

  • Gamma-ray astrophysics: active galactic nuclei, variable sources
  • Extragalatic background light, Lorentz invariance tests
  • VERITAS and Fermi-LAT data analysis
  • Photomultiplier tests

Selected Publications:

Contact Information:

  • errando at astro.columbia.edu



Pascal Fortin

Research Interests:

  • Active Galactic Nuclei

Experiments:

  • FERMI
  • VERITAS

Contact Information:

  • fortin.pascal at gmail.com

Current Address:

  • Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics



Marcos Santander

Research Interests:

  • Neutrino Astrophysics
  • Cherenkov telescopes

Selected Publications:

Contact Information:

  • santander at nevis.columbia.edu



Gunes Senturk

Research Interests:

  • Gamma-ray Astrophysics: Blazars
  • Direction reconstruction methods
  • VERITAS and FERMI-LAT analysis
  • Fuel cells and hydrogen cars

Contact Information:

  • gunessenturk@gmail.com



Ori Weiner

Research Interests:

  • Gamma Ray Bursts
  • Cherenkov telescopes

Selected Publications:

Contact Information:

  • omw2107 at columbia.edu