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.
- Molecular Clouds
- Star Formation in Nearby Galaxies
- Evolution of Disk Galaxies
Prof. Wong's research group uses observations of interstellar gas in galaxies to understand their structure and evolution. We study primarily CO, an abundant tracer of molecular gas in galaxies, and investigate the links between molecular clouds, their surrounding galaxies, and the rate of star formation. We also use gas as a probe of the dynamics of galaxy disks.
- PhD (2000) Astrophysics, UC Berkeley
- BA (1994) Physics and Astronomy & Astrophysics, Harvard