Bryan C Dunne

 Bryan Dunne

Contact Information

121 Astronomy Building, MC-221
1002 W. Green St.
Urbana, IL 61801

Office Hours

  • TuTh, 2:00-3:30pm
Assistant Chair, Assistant Professor
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Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Maddox, L. A, R. M. Williams, B. C. Dunne, and Y.-H. Chu Nonthermal X-ray Emission in the N11 Superbubble in the Large Magellanic Cloud The Astrophysical Journal 699 1 2009, p. 911-916. Electronic version.
Chu, Y.-H, R. A. Gruendl, C.-H. R. Chen, B. A. Whitney, K. D. Gordon, L. W. Looney, G. C. Clayton, J. R. Dickel, B. C. Dunne, S. D. Points, R. C. Smith, and R. M. Williams Protostars, Dust Globules, and a Herbig-Haro Object in the LMC Superbubble N51D The Astrophysical Journal 634 2 2005, p. L189-L192. Electronic version.
Dunne, B. C, Y.-H. Chu, L. Staveley-Smith, and R. A. Gruendl HI Gas Associated with Superbubbles - the Invisible Component of their Kinetic Energies Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society 36 2004, p. 1583. Abstract.
Cooper, R. L, M. A. Guerrero, Y.-H. Chu, C.-H. R. Chen, and B. C. Dunne Energy Crisis in the Superbubble DEM L192 (N51D) The Astrophysical Journal 605 2 2004, p. 751-758. Electronic version.
Dunne, B. C, Y.-H. Chu, C.-H. R. Chen, J. D. Lowry, L. Townsley, R. A. Gruendl, M. A. Guerrero, and M. Rosado Diffuse X-Ray Emission from the Quiescent Superbubble M17, the Omega Nebula The Astrophysical Journal 590 1 2003, p. 306-313. Electronic version.
Chu, Y.-H, C.-H. R. Chen, C. Danforth, B. C. Dunne, R. A. Gruendl, Y. Nazé, M. S. Oey, and S. D. Points The Wind of the B[e] Supergiant Henize S22 Viewed through a Reflection Nebula in DEM L106 The Astronomical Journal 125 4 2003, p. 2098-2107. Electronic version.
Dunne, B. C, S. D. Points, and Y.-H. Chu X-Rays from Superbubbles in the Large Magellanic Cloud. VI. A Sample of Thirteen Superbubbles The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series 136 1 2001, p. 119-135. Electronic version.
Dunne, B. C, R. A. Gruendl, Y.-H. Chu, and R. M. Williams Assessing the nature of SNR candidates in M 101 YOUNG SUPERNOVA REMNANTS: Eleventh Astrophysics Conference. AIP Conference Proceedings 565 2001, p. 437-440. Abstract.
Chu, Y.-H, B. C. Dunne, R. A. Gruendl, and W. Brandner A Search for Jovian Planets around Hot White Dwarfs The Astrophysical Journal 546 1 2001, p. L61-L64. Electronic version.
Gruendl, R. A, Y.-H. Chu, B. C. Dunne, and S. D. Points A Morphological Diagnostic for Dynamical Evolution of Wolf-Rayet Bubbles The Astronomical Journal 120 5 2000, p. 2670-2678. Electronic version.
Dunne, B. C, R. A. Gruendl, and Y.-H. Chu What Produced the Ultraluminous Supernova Remnant in NGC 6946? The Astronomical Journal 119 3 2000, p. 1172-1179. Electronic version.


Dunne, B. C Stellar energy feedback in superbubbles Proquest Dissertations And Theses 2007. Abstract.

In The News

  • Four professors, one instructor, and one TA are on the Fall 2018 Excellent Teacher list. Professors Bryan Dunne and Brian Fields were listed as Outstanding. Others on the list include: Professors Charles Gammie, Joaquin Vieira, and Tony Wong, Instructor Amanda Winans, and TA Melanie Archipley.

  • Every year, the University of Illinois awards six people the Chancellor’s Academic Professional Excellence (CAPE) Award. This year, Prof. and Assistant Chair Bryan Dunne was one of the winners. Congratulations, Bryan!    

  • The Astronomy Department congratulates our graduate students and faculty named to the "List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent" by the Center for Teaching Excellence for Fall 2015: Ms. Susmita Adhikari, Mr. Di Wen, and Profs. Bryan Dunne, Brian Fields, and Athol Kemball.