Interaction is an important part of my research. Consequently, I have
written few single author papers. Below I list the people I have
worked in the past. Also included are students and postdocs who were
advised by another faculty member but with whom I also worked (marked
If you know the homepages of anyone below please let me know. On the
other hand, please also let me know if you think that I have overlooked
you or that you object to being on this list.
UNDER CONSTRUCTION: Some humorous recollections for each person.
Anderson, Stuart (PhD 1993; T. A. Prince)*
"A Study of Recycled Pulsars in Globular Clusters"
Staff Member, LIGO Caltech
Berger, Edo (Phd 2004)
"Gamma Ray Bursts: The Beast and Lair"
Associate Professor of Astronomy, Harvard University
Bhalerao, Varun (PhD 2012)
"Neutron stars and NuSTAR"
Vaidya Rayachaudhuri Fellow, IUCAA, India
Bloom, Joshua Simon (PhD 2002)
"Towards an Understanding of the Progenitors of Gamma-Ray Bursts"
Professor, University of California, Berkeley
Busch, Michael (PhD 2010)
"Shapes & Spins of near-earth asteroids"
Jansky post-doctoral fellow, NRAO
Cameron, P. Brian (PhD 2008)
"Astrometry with Adaptive Optics"
Aerospace Corporation, Virginia
Cenko, Bradley (PhD 2008; F. Harrison)*
"Gamma ray bursts"
Deputy Project Scientist, Swift X-ray Observatory,
Goddard Space Flight Center, Md
Danner, Rudolf (PhD 1996; A. J. Buras)*
"X-ray Emission from Old Neutron Stars"
North Grumman Corporation, Los Angeles
Jacoby, Bryan (PhD 2005)
"Precision Pulsar Timing"
The Aerospace Corporation, Washington DC
Johnston, Helen (PhD 1992)
"Compact Objects in the Disk and Globular Clusters"
Staff, Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of Sydney, Australia
Kaplan, David Laor (PhD 2004)
"Diversity in Neutron Stars"
Associate Professor, University Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Kasliwal, Mansi Manoj (PhD 2011)
"Transients in the Local Universe"
Assist. Prof, Astronomy, Caltech
Lane, Benjamin F. (PhD 2003)
"High Precision Stellar Interferometry"
Principal Scientist, Henry Draper Laboratory, Cambridge
Mooley, Kunal P. (PhD 2015; G. Hallinan)*
"Exploring the Dynamic Radio Sky: The Search for
Slow Transients with the VLA"
Oxford University, UK
Nakajima, Tadashi (PhD 1989; G. Neugebauer)*
"Diffraction-Limted Imaging on the 200-inch Telescope"
Staff Astronomer, National Astronomy Observatory, Japan
Navarro, Jose (PhD 1994)
"A Wide-bandwidth Pulsar Timing Machine"
Kongsberg Norcontrol IT, Norway
Oppenheimer, Benjamin (PhD 1999)
"Direct Detection of Brown Dwarf Companions of Nearby Stars"
Curator & Professor, American Musueum of Natural History, NYC
Price, Paul (PhD 2003;
B. Schmidt, MSO)*
``Gamma Ray Bursts''
Astronomical Software Scientist, Princeton University
Rand, Richard (PhD 1991)
"The Relationship Between the Density Wave, Molecular Gas and
Star Formation in M51"
Professor, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
Ray, Paul (PhD 1995; T. A. Prince)*
"High Sensitivity Searches for Radio Pulsars"
Astronomer, Naval Research Laboratory
Sandhu, Jagmit Singh (PhD 2001)
"High Precision Dual Frequency Timing of Millisecond Pulsars"
(co-directed by R. N. Manchester)
Staff Member, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena
Soderberg, Alicia Margarita (PhD 2007)
Associate Professor, Astronomy Department, Harvard University
Tendulkar, Shriharsh (PhD 2013)
Beyond the blur: Construction and characterization of the first autonomous
AO system and An AO survey of magnetar proper motions"
Post-doctoral Fellow, Caltech
Vasisht, Gautam (PhD 1998)
"The Many Faces of Neutron Stars"
Staff Member, Jet Propulsion
Adam Wasczack (PhD 2015)
"Solar System Small-Body Demographics with the Palomar Transient Factory
Wiktorowicz, Sloane (PhD 2008)
"Unambiguous Black Hole Mass from Polarimetry & Application
to Hot Jupiters"
Astronomer, UC Santa Cruz
(*) Principal Advisor shown. SRK was co-advisor.
Lane (2003), Price* (2003),
Berger (2004), Kaplan (2004),
Cameron (2008), Wiktorowicz (2008), Cenko* (2008),
Postdoctoral Scholars: (Under Construction)
(in chronological order)
Steve Thorsett , (Millikan Fellow)
President, Willamette University, Salem, OR
Chris Haniff, (NATO Fellow, circa 1990)
Physics Department, Cambridge University, United Kingdom
Tadashi Nakajima, Staff Astronomer, National Astronomy Observatory, Japan
M. Vivekanand, Staff Astronomer, (retired)
National Centre for Radio Astronomy, India
Xiao-Pei Pan, (retired) Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
Marten van Kerkwijk, , (Hubble Fellow)
Faculty, Department of Astronomy, University of Toronto, Canada
Victoria Kaspi, (Hubble Fellow)
Professor, Department of Physics, McGill University, Canada
Chris Clemens (Fairchild Fellow)
Professor, Department of Physics & Astronomy, U. North Carolina
Michelle Creech-Eakman, Postdoctoral Fellow,
Faculty, Department of Physics, New Mexico Insituting of Mining
Technology, Socorro, NM
Chris Koresko, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
Alan Diercks, Millikan Fello
Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle
Titus Galama (Hubble Fellow)
RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA
Daniel Reichart (Hubble Fellow, 2000-2002?)
Faculty, Department of Physics & Astronomy, U. North Carolina
Matthew Britton, Postdoctoral Fellow 1999?-2002?
Adaptive Optics (Industry)
Jean-Luc Margot, Postdoctoral Fellow 2000-2004
Professor, Earth & Space Sciences, UCLA
Robert Rutledge , Postdoctoral Fellow 2000-2004
Professor of Physics,
Department of Physics, McGill University
James Lloyd (Millikan Fellow) 2002-2004
Professor of Astronomy, Cornell University,
Postdoctoral Fellow: 2000-2005
Professor of Astronomy, Pennsylvania State
University, State College, PA
Chris Gelino, now at Spitzer Science Center
Maciej Konacki (Michelson Fellow, Research Fellow) 2000-2005
Associate Professor, Copernicus Astronomical Center,
Polish Academy of Sciences, Torun
Dae-Sek Moon(Millikan Fellow) 2003-2006
Professor of Asronomy, University of Toronto, Canada
Mike Ireland (Michelson Fellow 2005-2007)
Now at Australian National University, Australia
(Jansky Fellow, 2004-2007)
Now faculty at Curtain University, Perth, Australia
(Postdoc Fellow, 2005-2008)
Now at MPE, Munich
Asst. Professor, U. North Carolina, Chapel Hill
(postdoc 2007-2009, Einstein 2010-2011)
Asst. Professor, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Professor, San Diego State University;
Director, Mt. Laguna Observatory
Alessandra Corsi (postdoc 2010-2012)
George Washington University, DC
Assaf Horesh (postdoc, 2010-2013)
Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Asst Professor, IfA, Hawaii
Nick Konidaris (postdoc, 2011-2013)
Sumin Tang (postdoc, 2012-2014),
now in industry (Bay Area)
Sarah Burke Spolaor (2013-2014), NRAO, Socorro
Dan Perley, (Hubble Fellow, 2011-2014, 2015)
Add Maria Osorio-Zapatero (now in Spain), T. Hamilton (now at Rand)