Sylvain Veilleux
Sylvain Veilleux

Department of Astronomy & Joint Space-Science Institute

University of Maryland, College Park

We are always in search of outstanding and highly motivated graduate and undergraduate students in the area of AGN and starburst galaxies, as well as in astrophotonics (jointly with M. Dagenais - ECE). Interested students are encouraged to directly contact Prof. Veilleux for more information.

Current Research Group Members (2017)

- Pradip Gatkine (advisor, jointly with M. Dagenais - ECE): Ph.D. graduate student; astrophotonics, GRB afterglow science
- Yiwen Hu (co-advisor, jointly with M. Dagenais - ECE): Ph.D. graduate student; astrophotonics
- Weizhe Liu: M.Sc. graduate student; AGN research, X-rays
- Robyn Smith (co-advisor, jointly with C. Reynolds): Ph.D. graduate student; AGN research, X-rays
- Myra Stone: Ph.D. graduate student; AGN research, Herschel
- Francesco Tombesi: Assistant research scientist: AGN research, X-rays
- Shengjie Xie (co-advisor, jointly with M. Dagenais - ECE): Ph.D. graduate student; astrophotonics
- Jiahao Zhan (co-advisor, jointly with M. Dagenais - ECE): Ph.D. graduate student; astrophotonics

Former Graduate Students

- Edward J. M. Colbert (co-advisor; Ph.D. 1997, Industry)
- Arunav Kundu (co-advisor; Ph.D. 1999, Michigan State University, Research Scientist)
- Scott T. Miller (advisor; Ph.D. 2002, Sam Houston State University, Faculty)
- Rachel Gibbons (co-advisor; Ph.D. 2002, Vanderbilt University)
- David S. Rupke (advisor, Ph.D. 2004, Rhodes College, Assistant Professor)
- Lisa Mazzuca (advisor; Ph.D. 2006, NASA/GSFC, Staff)
- Stacy Teng (advisor; Ph.D. 2010, Institute for Defense Analyses, Research Staff)
- Ashley Zauderer (co-advisor w/ S. N. Vogel, Alberto Bolatto; Ph.D. 2010, Harvard/CfA, CfA/NSF Fellow)
- Michael McDonald (advisor, Ph.D. 2010, MIT, Assistant Professor)
- Michael Koss (co-advisor w/ R. Mushotzky, Ph.D. 2010; ETH Zurich, Ambizione Fellow)
- Kory Kreimeyer (advisor; M.Sc. 2012, FDA, Maryland, ORISE Fellow)
- Alice Olmstead (co-advisor; M.Sc. 2012, Western Michigan University, Postdoc, education research)
- Hannah Krug (advisor; Ph.D. 2013, Private High School, Maryland, Faculty)
- Alex McCormick (advisor; Ph.D. 2015, University of South Florida, Faculty)
- John Capone (advisor; Ph.D. 2016, Oxford University, Postdoc)
- Jonathan Nikoleyczik (co-advisor w/ A. Kutyrev; M.Sc. 2016, University of Wisconsin, Ph.D. physics student)
- Tiecheng Zhu (co-advisor with M. Dagenais - ECE; Ph.D. 2016, Bloomberg, New York, Staff)
- Vicki Toy (advisor; Ph.D. 2017, PreciseTarget, Bethesda, Staff)

- Yang Meng (co-advisor with M. Dagenais - ECE): Ph.D. 2017; high-tech industry, New York, Staff)

Former Postdocs

- Ben Weiner (2005-06; University of Arizona, Associate Research Scientist)
- Dong-Chan Kim (2004-08; NRAO, Staff)
- David S. Rupke (2004-08; Rhodes College, Assistant Professor)
- Stacy Teng (2010-11, co-advisor w/ R. Mushotzky; Institute for Defense Analyses, Research Staff)
- Margaret Trippe (2009-13, co-advisor w/ C. Reynolds; Applied Physics Lab, Staff)
- Marcio Melendez (2011-15; NASA/GSFC - JWST, Staff)