Ph.D. / Masters Recipients

 

Ivan

Ivan Padilla
Assistant Research Scientist

Johns Hopkins University department of Physics and Astronomy

Thesis: Probing cosmic inflation with the Spider experiment (Currently embargoed)

 

 

 

 

 

Steven Li

Steven Li
Aerospace Engineer

Graduate Student, Princeton University

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Natalie

Natalie Gandilo 
Assistant Research Scientist 
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 

 Thesis: Probing Interstellar Grain Alignment with Balloon-borne Submillimeter Observations

 

 

 

 

 

Jamil

Jamil Shariff
Postdoctoral Scholar 
Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics

Thesis:  Polarimetry from the Stratosphere with SPIDER and BLASTPol

 

 

 

 

Steve Benton

Steve Benton
Associate  Research Scholar 
Princeton University Physics Department

 Thesis: Mapping Submillimetre Polarization with BLASTPol

 

 

 

 

 

Laura Fissel

Laura Fissel
Jansky Fellow
NRAO

Thesis: Probing the Role Played by Magnetic Fields in Star Formation with BLASTPol 

 

 

 

 

Juan Soler

Juan Soler 
Postdoctoral Fellow
Service d'Astrophysique
CEA/Saclay. France.

 Thesis: In Search of an Imprint of Magnetization in the Balloon-borne Observations of the Polarized Dust Emission from Molecular Clouds

 

 

 

 

Marzieh

Marzieh Farhang

 Thesis: High Precision Cosmology with CMB Data

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marco Viero

Marco Viero 
KIPAC Fellow
KIPAC/Stanford 

Thesis: Correlations in the Cosmic Far-infrared Background at 250, 350, and 500 μm Reveal Clustering of Star-forming Galaxies 

 

 

 

 

Don Wiebe

Don Wiebe 
Research Faculty
University of British Columbia

Thesis: BLAST: A Balloon-borne, Large-Aperture, Submillimetre Telescope

 

 

 

 

 

Enzo

Enzo Pascale
Faculty
la Sapienza (Rome)

 Thesis: The Balloon-borne Large Aperture Sub-mm Telescope: BLAST

 

 

 

 

 

Sasa Nedeljkovic
Entrepreneur/Programmer

 Thesis: TREX: A small antenna RF spectrometer

 

 

 

 

 

Carrie

Carrie MacTavish 
Teacher of Physics
Francis Holland School

Thesis: CMB angular power spectra and cosmological implications from the 2003 LDB flight of the BOOMERANG telescope

 

 

 

 

 

Contact

Prof Barth Netterfield
Prof. C. Barth Netterfield
Balloon Borne Astrophysics
University of Toronto 

Dept. Of Physics 
60 St. George  Street 
Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1A7

Lab: ES4150 
Phone: (416) 845-0946
Lab Phone: (416) 946-0946
E-mail: netterfield@astro.utoronto.ca