Instrumentation at optical / near-IR wavelengths.
Adaptive optics and laser guide stars.
Observations of distant galaxies.
I have worked in adaptive optics and laser guide stars for many years. Recently, I have built and commissioned a fiber-fed nebular spectrograph for use at Mt. Laguna Observatory.
U.C.L.A., 1969, Bachelors Degree with double major - Physics & Astronomy - Cum Laude
University of Arizona, 1974, Ph.D., Astronomy