Jensen, Joseph
Title:
Associate Professor - Physics
Office:
PS 212g
Phone:
801-863-8666
Mail Code:
179

 

 

Joseph B. Jensen

Associate Professor of Physics, Utah Valley University

MS 179, 800 University Parkway, Orem, UT 84058-5999

(801)863-8666  jjensen@uvu.edu

 

Education:

            B.S. in astronomy with honors, Caltech, 1992

            M.S. in astronomy, University of Hawaii, 1995

Ph.D. in astronomy, University of Hawaii, 1997

Dissertation:  “Infrared Surface Brightness Fluctuations and the Extragalactic Distance Scale” (Advisors: G. L. Luppino and J. L. Tonry)

 

ProfessionalExperience:

Managing Editor, Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series (Sept. 2009 – present).  I oversee publication of approximately 20 books per year containing contributions to professional astronomical conferences. I manage an office staff of five individuals.

 

Associate Professor of Physics, Utah Valley University (July 2009 – present)

            I teach undergraduate astronomy and physics courses, mentor undergraduate physics students in astronomy-related projects, and conduct independent research.

 

Head of Instrumentation, Gemini Observatory (Sept. 2006 – July 2009)

            I was responsible for managing the design, fabrication, and testing of all new instrumentation for the two 8-m Gemini telescopes.  I worked with a team of engineers, scientists, project managers and lawyers to manage the Gemini instrument development program.

 

Instrument Program Scientist, Gemini Observatory (Jan. 2004 – Sept. 2006)

            I provided technical and scientific oversight of feasibility studies, design studies, and construction contracts for several new Gemini instruments.

 

            Assistant Astronomer, Gemini Observatory (Jan. 2001 – Sept. 2006)

 

Gemini Near-IR Imager (NIRI) Instrument Scientist (Aug. 1997 – Dec. 2003).  

I was responsible for all aspects of NIRI operations including repairs of faulty mechanisms, executing observations and calibrations, software development, user support, data distribution, and maintenance of public web pages. 

 

Gemini Science Fellow, Gemini Observatory (Aug. 1997 –  Jan. 2001)

My primary duties included leading the calibration and commissioning efforts for NIRI, supporting observations with the Hawaii adaptive optics system “Hokupaa,” writing data reduction software for NIRI and Hokupaa, procuring and implementing site monitoring equipment, and supporting telescope commissioning and early science observations at Gemini.

 

            Graduate Assistant, University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy (Aug. 1992 – Aug. 1997)

As a graduate student, my primary research efforts were to extend the surface brightness fluctuation technique for measuring extragalactic distances into the infrared using the new generation of IR focal plane arrays. 

 

Lecturer, Introduction to Astronomy, University of Hawaii (1995, 1996)

I developed the curriculum, lectured, conducted lab exercises, and administered exams.

 

            Summer Intern, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (1992)

During the summer of 1992 I assembled a nanosecond-resolution optical spectrograph in support of physics experiments at LLNL.

 

            Summer Research Assistant, Big Bear Solar Observatory (1991)

I was a member of the team that executed submillimeter observations of the July 11, 1991 solar eclipse at the Caltech Submillimeter Observatory on Mauna Kea, and analyzed the data while working at Big Bear Solar Observatory.

           

Undergraduate Research Assistant, Caltech  (1987, 1989 – 1992)

As an undergraduate I measured ages of Magellanic Cloud globular clusters by fitting isochrones to optical photometric data.

 

            Summer Research Assistant, Caltech Applied Physics department (1990)

At Caltech I worked in an optics lab, exploring the possibility of using non-linear lithium niobate crystals as a holographic information storage medium.

 

Awards and Honors:

            Graduated with honors, Caltech (1992)

            Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Foundation Scholar (1994)
Faculty Excellence Award, Utah Valley University (2013)

 

Professional Organizations:

            American Astronomical Society

            Astronomical Society of the Pacific

 

Professional Service:

     Managing Editor, Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series (2009 – present)

NSF Review Panel for the Division of Astronomical Sciences, Galaxy Structure panel (April 2013)

NSF Review Panel for the Division of Astronomical Sciences, Major Research Instrumentation panel (May 2012)

NSF Review Panel for the Division of Astronomical Sciences, Advanced Technology and Instrumentation Panel (Feb. 2012)

Gemini Selection Panel, Gemini High-resolution Optical Spectrograph Conceptual Design Study (Aug. 2011)

NSF Review Panel for the Division of Astronomical Sciences, Cosmology panel 2 (March 2011)

NSF Review Panel for the Division of Astronomical Sciences, Major Research Instrumentation grant program (April 2010)

Organizing Committee, “Cosmology Near and Far: Science with WFMOS,” Joint Gemini-Subaru conference (2008)

Organizing Committee, “Probing the Dark Universe with Subaru and Gemini” Conference (2005)

Gemini Staff Time Allocation Committee (2005 - 2006)

      NSF Review Committee for the Center for Adaptive Optics (2004)

Thirty-meter Telescope (TMT) Science Advisory Committee (2003 - 2006)

Site Monitoring Working Group for Mauna Kea (1998 - 2003)

Gemini Science Committee (Gemini representative, 1997 - 1999)

      Referee for NSF instrumentation proposals

Referee for the Astrophysical Journal, Astronomical Journal, Astronomy & Astrophysics, Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, and the Journal of the Utah Academy of Sciences, Arts, and Letters

 

Teaching Experience:

      Associate Professor of Physics, Utah Valley University (2009 - present)

Lecturer, Introduction to Astronomy, University of Hawaii (spring 1995, spring 1996)

      Substitute lecturer, Introduction to Astronomy, University of Hawaii, Hilo (2002, 2003)

      Invited Public Lecturer, University of Hawaii and Onizuka Center for International Astronomy (June 2001)

      Instructor, hands-on holography class, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (1986)

 

Observing Experience:

     Optical and infrared imaging and spectroscopy (Hubble Space Telescope, Gemini North and South, UH 2.2m, NASA Infrared Telescope Facility, Canada France Hawaii Telescope, Keck, Palomar)

      Near-infrared Adaptive Optics imaging (Gemini)

      Submillimeter solar observations (Caltech Submillimeter Observatory)

      Observational solar astronomy (Big Bear Solar Observatory)

 

Instrumentation Experience:

Gemini Head of Instrumentation and Instrument Program Scientist responsibilities: I oversaw the design and construction of new instrumentation for the Gemini Observatory. (2004 - 2009)

NIRI Instrument Scientist responsibilities:  I worked with the instrument builders during the construction and commissioning phase of NIRI, and was later responsible for the maintenance, use, and trouble-shooting of the instrument.  Gemini Observatory  (1997 - 2003)

Assembled a nanosecond-resolution spectrometer, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (1992)

Opto-mechanical layout and analysis of experimental holographic information storage systems, Caltech (1990)

Holographic research fellowship, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (1984 - 1986)

 

Management Experience:

Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series Managing Editor: I manage a staff of five employees and an annual budget of about $500,000. Duties of the Managing Editor include marketing, contract negotiations, staff hiring and retention, publication and technical oversight, and customer service. (2009 - present)

 

Gemini Head of Instrumentation responsibilities: I was responsible for a multi-million dollar instrument development program at Gemini. The responsibilities of the position include strategic planning, observatory-wide task prioritization, budget tracking, contract negotiations, supervising observatory development staff, coordinating engineering and science staff in a matrix-management environment, and hiring of new observatory development staff. (2006-2009)

 

Languages:

            Fluent in Spanish

Experienced in several astronomical data processing languages, including IRAF and IDL

            Proficient in UNIX, linux, Windows, Fortran, and C

           

Grants and Awards:

 

Scholarly Activities Award, Utah Valley University (May 2015 - June 2015, $8680): “Probing the Source of Local Group Motion Using Surface Brightness Fluctuations,” faculty summery support plus student travel support for summer 2014 through the 2014-2015 academic year.

 

Scholarly Activities Award, Utah Valley University (May 2013 - June 2014, $8430): “A Precision Measurement of the Rate of Universal Expansion,” faculty summery support plus travel support for summer 2013 through the 2013-2014 academic year.

 

USTAR Technology Commercialization Grant (Aug. - Dec. 2011, $30,000): “Geometrical Optics for Interactive 3D Holograms,” a joint project with the Holorad corporation to explore computer optical and mechanical modeling for commercial holographic applications.

 

Scholarly Activities Award, Utah Valley University (May 2011 - June 2012, $11,773): “HST Measurements of Extragalactic Distances,” faculty summery support plus student salary and travel support for summer 2011 through the 2011-2012 academic year.

 

Center for Engaged Learning: ASP Conference Series Internship (October 2009, $1500): the ASP Conference Series has sponsored interns from the English department at Utah Valley University and Brigham Young University who help with the editing and proofreading of proceedings volumes before going to print.

 

 


Bibliography

 

Refereed Publications (19):  (775 NASA ADS citations as of 8 Feb 2013)

Armus, L., Mazzarella, J. M., Evans, A. S., Surace, J. A., Sanders, D. B., Iwasawa, K., Frayer, D. T., Howell, J. H., Chan, B., Petric, A., Vavilkin, T., Kim, D. C., Haan, S., Inami, H., Murphy, E. J., Appleton, P. N., Barnes, J. E., Bothun, G., Bridge, C. R., Charmandaris, V., Jensen, J. B., Kewley, L. J., Lord, S., Madore, B. F., Marshall, J. A., Melbourne, J. E., Rich, J., Satyapal, S., Schulz, B., Spoon, H. W. W., Sturm, E., U, V., Veilleux, S., & Xu, K. 2009, “GOALS: The Great Observatories All-Sky LIRG Survey,” Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 121, 559 (47 citations)

 

Howell, J. H.,Mazzarella, J. M., Chan, B. H. P., Lord, S., Surace, J. A., Frayer, D. T., Appleton, P. N., Armus, L., Evans, A. S., Bothun, G., Ishida, C. M., Kim, D.-C., Jensen, J. B., Madore, B. F., Sanders, D. B., Schulz, B., Vavilkin, T., Veilleux, S., Xu, K. 2007, “Tracing PAHs and Warm Dust Emission in the Seyfert Galaxy NGC 1068,” Astronomical Journal, 134, 2086 (4 citations)

 

Davidge, T. J. & Jensen, J. B. 2007, “The Brightest Stars in M32: Comparing Predictions from Spectra with the Resolved Stellar Content,” Astronomical Journal, 133, 576 (11 citations)

 

Davidge, T. J.,Jensen, J. B., & Olsen, K. A. G. 2006, “The Central Regions of M31 in the   3-5 μm Wavelength Region,” Astronomical Journal, 132, 521 (3 citations)

 

Jensen, J. B. 2006, "Searching for ‘First Light’ with the Gemini Telescopes," New Astronomy Reviews, 50, 40

 

Bremer, M. N., Jensen, J. B., Lehnert, M. D., Forster Schreiber, N. M., & Douglas, L. 2004, "Gemini H-band Imaging of the Field of a z=10 Candidate," Astrophysical Journal Letters, 615, L1 (18 citations)

 

Hodapp, K. W., Jensen, J. B., Irwin, E. M., Yamada, H., Chung, R., Fletcher, K., Robertson, L., Hora, J. L., Simons, D. A., Mays, W., Nolan, R., Bec, M., Merrill, M., & Fowler, A. M. 2003, “The Gemini Near-Infrared Imager (NIRI),” Proceedings of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 115, 1388 (103 citations)

 

Kaspi, V. M., Gavriil, F. P., Woods, P. M., Jensen, J. B., Roberts, M. S. E., & Chakrabarty, D. 2003, “A Major SGR-like Outburst and Rotation Glitch in the No-Longer-So-Anomalous X-ray Pulsar 1E 2259+586,” Astrophysical Journal Letters, 588, L93 (156 citations)

 

Jensen, J. B., Tonry, J. L., & Blakeslee, J. P. 2004, “The Extragalactic Distance Scale,” in Carnegie Observatories Astrophysics Series Vol. 2: Measuring and Modeling the Universe, ed. W. L. Freedman (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press) (2 citations)

 

Jensen, J. B., Tonry, J. L., Barris, B. J., Thompson, R. I., Liu, M. C., Rieke, M. J., Ajhar, E. A., & Blakeslee, J. P. 2003, “Measuring Distances and Probing Unresolved Stellar Populations of Galaxies Using Infrared Surface Brightness Fluctuations,” Astrophysical Journal, 583, 712 (148 citations)

 

Jensen, J. B., Tonry, J. L., Thompson, R. I., Ajhar, E. A., Lauer, T. R., Rieke, M. J., Postman, M., & Liu, M. C. 2001, "The Infrared Surface Brightness Fluctuation Hubble Constant," Astrophysical Journal, 550, 503 (36 citations)

 

Richtler, T., Jensen, J. B., Tonry, J. L., Barris, B. J., and Drenkhahn, G. 2001, "The Brightness of SN1991T and the Uniformity of Ia Absolute Magnitudes," Astronomy & Astrophysics, 368, 391 (5 citations)

 

Jensen, J. B., Tonry, J. L., & Luppino, G. A. 1999, "The Infrared Surface Brightness Fluctuation Distances to the Hydra and Coma Clusters," Astrophysical Journal, 510, 71 (31 citations)

 

Jensen, J. B., Tonry, J. L., & Luppino, G. A. 1998, "Measuring Distances Using Infrared Surface Brightness Flucatuations," Astrophysical Journal, 505, 111 (64 citations)

 

Jensen, J. B., Luppino, G. A., & Tonry, J. L. 1996, "Infrared Surface Brightness Fluctuations in Virgo Cluster Elliptical Galaxies," Astrophysical Journal, 468, 519 (31 citations)

 

Ewell, M., Zirin, H., Jensen, J. B., & Bastian, T. 1993, "Submillimeter Observations of the 11 July 1991 Total Solar Eclipse," Astrophysical Journal, 403, 426 (37 citations)

 

Mould, J. R., Jensen, J. B., & Da Costa, G. S. 1992, "The Age of the Small Magellanic Cloud Cluster Lindsay 11," Astrophysical Journal Supplement, 82, 489 (11 citations)

 

Mould, J. R., Kristian, J., Nemec, J., Aaronson, M., & Jensen, J. B. 1989, "The Age of the LMC Globular Cluster NGC 1783," Astrophysical Journal, 339, 84 (28 citations)

 

Jensen, J. B., Mould, J. R., & Reid, N. 1988, "The Continuity of Cluster Formation in the Large Magellanic Cloud," Astrophysical Journal Supplement, 67, 77 (40 citations)

 

Other Publications and Conference Contributions (35): 

Jensen, J. B. 2013, “Student Engagement and Success in the Large Astronomy 101 Classroom,” Ensuring STEM Literacy: a National Conference on STEM Education and Public Outreach, ASP Conference Series Vol. 483 (San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific), in press

Jensen, J. B. 2013, “Student Engagement and Success in the Large Astronomy 101 Classroom,” Ensuring STEM Literacy: a National Conference on STEM Education and Public Outreach, ASP Conference Series Vol. 483 (San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific), in press

 

Jensen, J. B., Boyer, N. E., Blakeslee, J. P., & Lee, H.-c. 2013, “Hubble Space Telescope IR Surface Brightness Fluctuation Color Measurements in the Virgo and Fornax Clusters,” BAAS, 222, 116.12

 

Cho, H., Jensen, J. B., Blakeslee, J. P., French, B. S., Lee, H.-c., & Lee, Y-.W. 2013, “Near-Infrared Surface Brightness Fluctuation Measurements with the Hubble Space Telescope WFC3/IR Channel,” Proc. IAU Symposium 289, 371

 

Lee, H., Guzman, J. M., Blakeslee, J. P., Jensen, J. B., French, B. S., Cho, H., & Lee, Y. 2013, “Comparison of Hubble Space Telescope WFC3/IR Surface Brightness Fluctuation Measurements to Models,”BAAS, 221, 147.16

 

Jensen, J. B. “Surface Brightness Fluctuation PSF Fitting Techniques with Natural Guide Star Adaptive Optics,” BAAS, 220, 332.01

 

French, B. S., Jensen, J. B., & Blakeslee, J. P. 2012, “Calibrating the IR Surface Brightness Fluctuation Distance Scale Using HST WFC3,” BAAS, 220, 332.02

 

Jensen, J. B., Manning, J. G., Gibbs, M. G., & Daou, D. eds. 2011, Connecting People to Science: A National Conference on Science Education and Public Outreach, ASP Conference Series Vol. 457 (San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific)

 

Jensen, J. B., Manning, J. G., & Gibbs, M. G., eds. 2011, Earth and Space Science: Making Connections in Education and Public Outreach, ASP Conference Series Vol. 443 (San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific)

 

Jensen, J. B., Moody, J. W., & Barnes, J. 2010, “Open Access and the Future of the ASP Conference Series,” ASP Conference Series Vol. 433, Library and Information Services in Astronomy VI: 21st Century Astronomy Librarianship, From New Ideas to Action, E. Isaksson, J. Lagerstrom, A. Holl, & N. Bawdekar, eds. (San Francisco, Astronomical Society of the Pacific), p. 174

 

Jensen, J. B., Moody, J. W., Barnes, J., & Szkody, P.  2010, “The Future of the ASP Conference Series,” Future Professional Communication in Astronomy II, A. Accomazzi, ed. (Springer), p. 65

 

Jensen, J. B., Kleinman, S. J., Simons, D. A., Lazo, M., Rigaut, F., White, J. K. 2008, “Current and Future Facility Instruments at the Gemini Observatory,” Proc. SPIE, 7014, 4

 

Ishida, C. M., Sanders, D. B., Mazzarella, J., Jensen, J. B., Kim, D.-C. 2007, “The Morphology of Luminous Infrared Galaxies as a Function of Infrared Luminosity,” BAAS, 210, 12.08   

 

Davidge, Tim; Jensen, J. B.; Olsen, K. 2006, “The Central Regions of M31 in the 3-5 micron Wavelength Region,” BAAS, 208, 14.16

 

Simons, D. A., Jensen, J. B., d'Orgeville, C. Gray, P. M., Lazo, M., Rogers, R., Sheehan, M. P., & White, J. K. 2006, “Past, present, and future instrumentation at Gemini Observatory,” Proc. SPIE, 6269, 4

 

Szeto, K., Andersen, D., Crampton, D., Morris, S., Lloyd-Hart, M., Myers, R. Jensen, J. B., Fletcher, M., Gardhouse, W. R., Milton, N. M., Pazder, J., Stoesz, J., Simons, & D., Véran, J-P. 2006, “A proposed implementation of a ground layer adaptive optics system on the Gemini Telescope,” Proc. SPIE, 6269, 165

 

Dotter, A., Chaboyer, B., Baron, E., Furguson, J. W., Jensen, J. B., Sarajedini, A., & von Hippel, T. 2005, “Self consistent Isochrones with Felxible Chemistry: The Age, Metallicity, and He Content of NGC 6791,” BAAS, 207, 71.10

 

Lord, S., Howell, J., Mazzarella, J., Veilleux, S., Surace, J., Frayer, D., Evans, A., Ishida, C., Jensen, J., Sanders, D., Bothun, G., Schulz, B., Kim, D., Xu, K., Appleton, P., Armus, L., & Madore, B. 2005, “A Spitzer View of the Star Formation in the Barred Spiral NGC 1365,” BAAS, 207, 21.07

 

Mazzarella, J. M., Howell, J. H., Lord, S., Surace, J. A., Frayer, D. T., Schulz, B., Xu, C., Appleton, P., Armus, L., Evans, A. S., Sanders, D. B., Ishida, C. M., Jensen, J. B., Veilleux, S., Kim, D.-C., Bothun, G., & Madore, B. F. 2005, “Spitzer Space Telescope Imaging of Luminous and Ultraluminous Infrared Galaxies in the Local Universe: First Results,” BAAS, 207, 21.06

 

Sanders, D. B., Ishida, C. M., Mazzarella, J. M., Veilleux, S., Surace, J. A., Guyon, O., Jensen, J. B., & Kim, D.-C. 2004, "The infrared universe: The cosmic evolution of superstarbursts and massive black holes," Proc. IAU Colloquium #197: Dynamics of Populations of Planetary Systems, ed. Z. Knezevic & A. Milani (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), p. 477

 

Simons, D. A., Jensen, J. B., Gray, P., Lazo, M., Rogers, R., & White, J. 2004, “Current and future facility instruments at the Gemini Observatory ,” Proc. SPIE, 5492, 35

 

Hodapp, K. W., Irwin, E. M., Yamada, H., Chung, R., Fletcher, K., Jensen, J. B., Mays, W., Nolan, R., Simons, D. A., & Aspin, C. A. 2003, “The Gemini Near-Infrared Imager (NIRI): A discussion of its design features and performance,” Proc. SPIE, 4841, 869

 

Kaspi, V. M., Jensen, J. B., Roberts, M. S. E., Woods, P. M., Gavriil, F. P., & Chakrabarty, D. 2003, “Multiwavelength Observations of AXP 1E 2259+586 During Outburst,” AAS HEAD 35, 20.14

 

Jensen, J. B. 2003, “The IR SBF Hubble Diagram,” Carnegie Observatories Astrophysics Series, Vol. 2: Measuring and Modeling the Universe, ed. W. L. Freedman (Pasadena: Carnegie Observatories, http://www.ociw.edu/ociw/symposia/series/symposium2/proceedings.html)

 

Jensen, J. B., Barris, B. J., & Tonry, J. L. 2002, “The NICMOS Infrared Surface Brightness Fluctuation Survey,” BAAS 201, 123.12

 

Roth, K. C., Guyon, O., Chun, M., Jensen, J. B., Jorgensen, I., Rigaut, F., & Walther, D. M. 2001, “Hokupaa Performance and Point Spread Function Characterization,” BAAS, 198, 02.02

 

Jensen, J. B., Tonry, J. L., Barris, B. J., & Liu M. C. 2001, “The Ages of Early-type Galaxies from Infrared Surface Brightness Fluctuations,” ASP Conference Series  Vol. 245: Astrophysical Ages and Timescales, T. von Hippel, C. Simpson, and N. Manset, eds. (San Francisco: Astronomy Society of the Pacific)

 

Jensen, J. B., Chun, M. C., & Tonry, J. L. 2001, “Infrared Surface Brightness Fluctuation Measurements Using the Hokupaa Adaptive Optics System on Gemini,” BAAS, 197, 119.01

Sanders, D. B., Kim, D. C., Mazzarella, J. M., Surace, J. A., & Jensen, J. B. 2000, "The Hosts of Ultraluminous Infrared Galaxies," in Dynamics of Galaxies: from the Early Universe to the Present, eds. Combes, F., Mamon, G. A., & Charmandaris, V., ASP Conference Series, vol. 197, p. 295 (7 citations)

Jensen, J. B., Tonry, J. L., Thompson, R. I., Ajhar, E. A., Rieke, M. J., Lauer, T. R., & Postman, M. 1999, "The IR Surface Brightness Fluctuation Hubble Diagram," BAAS, 194, 51.02 

Jensen, J. B., Tonry, J. L., Thompson, R., Lauer, T., Ajhar, E., Postman, M., Rieke, M., & Weymann, R. 1998, "Using NICMOS to Extend the Infrared Surface Brightness Fluctuation Distance Scale," BAAS, 192, 52.02

Jensen, J. B. 1997, "Infrared Surface Brightness Fluctuations and the Extragalactic Distance Scale," Ph.D. Thesis, University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy

Jensen, J. B., Luppino, G. A., & Tonry, J. L. 1996, "Measuring IR Surface Brightness Fluctuations in Virgo, Fornax, and Eridanus," in The Extragalactic Distance Scale (Poster Papers from the Space Telescope Science Institute Symposium), eds. M. Livio, M. Donahue, & N. Panagia, p. 38

Jensen, J. B., Tonry, J. L. & Luppino, G. A. 1996, "Measuring Distances Using Infrared Surface Brightness Fluctuations," BAAS, 189, 108.02

Ewell, M. W. Jr., Zirin, H., Jensen, J. B. & Bastian, T. S. 1994, "850 Micron Observations of the 11 July 1991 Total Solar Eclipse," IAU Symp. 154: Infrared Solar Physics, 154, 161

Mould, J. R., Jensen, J. B., Da Costa, G. S., Kristian, J. & Nemec, J. M. 1991, "Two More Magellanic Cloud CM Diagrams," IAU Symp. 148: The Magellanic Clouds, 148, 357

Mould, J. R., Jensen, J. B., Da Costa, G. S., Kristian, J., & Nemec, J. 1990, in The Magellanic Clouds, eds. R. Haynes and D. Milne (Dordrecht:Reidel) p. 357.
  

 

Invited Talks and Presentations (25):

 

Utah Valley University Physics Department Colloquium, “Towards a 1% Measurement of the Hubble Constant Using IR Surface Brightness Fluctuations,” Orem, Utah, Jan. 2014

 

University of Utah High Energy Physics Seminar, “Towards a 1% Measurement of the Hubble Constant Using IR Surface Brightness Fluctuations,” Salt Lake City, Utah, Oct. 2013

 

Utah Valley University Ute Indian Conference, “Native American Astronomy,” Orem, Utah, Aug. 2013

 

Scholarship of Teaching & Engagement Conference, “Engagement in Large Astronomy Classes,” Utah Valley University, Orem, Utah, March 2013

 

Utah Valley University Physics Department Colloquium, “How Old is that Galaxy? The Art of Astronomical Measurement,” Orem, Utah, Nov. 2012

 

Utah Valley University Physics Department Colloquium, “Revolutions in Astronomy Through Technology,” Orem, Utah, Jan. 2012

 

Utah Valley University Physics Department Colloquium, “Measuring Extragalactic Distances Using Infrared Surface Brightness Fluctuations,” Orem, Utah, Jan. 2011

 

Utah Valley University Physics Department Colloquium, “New Worlds, New Horizons in Astronomy and Astrophysics,” Orem, Utah, Sept. 2010

 

Future Professional Communication in Astronomy II, “The Future of the ASP Conference Series,” Cambridge, Massachusetts, Apr. 2010

 

Library and Information Services in Astronomy VI, “Is Open Access a Viable Option for Conference Proceedings?” Pune, India, Feb. 2010

 

Utah Valley University Physics Department Colloquium, “Measuring Universal Acceleration,” Orem, Utah, Jan. 2010

 

Science with Adaptive Optics-fed Instruments on Large Telescopes conference, “Scientific Horizons at the Gemini Observatory: Adaptive Optics and the Aspen Instruments,” Dunk Island, Australia, Apr. 2008

 

Brigham Young University Physics and Astronomy Colloquium, “Measuring Universal Acceleration,” Provo, Utah, Feb. 2008

 

University of California Irvine conference on First Light Detection, “Searching for First Light with the Gemini Telescopes,” Irvine, California, May 2005

 

NOAO lunch talk, “Breaking the Age-Metallicity Degeneracy using Infrared Surface Brightness Fluctuations,” Tucson, Arizona, Mar. 2004

 

University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy colloquium, “Recent Progress at Gemini and Preparations for 2004A,” Honolulu, Hawaii, Sept. 2003

 

Carnegie Centennial Symposium 2:  Measuring and Modeling the Universe, “The Extragalactic Distance Scale,” Pasadena, California, Nov. 2002

 

Brigham Young University Physics and Astronomy Colloquium, “The Extragalactic Distance Scale,” Provo, Utah, Nov. 2002

 

Gemini/Joint Astronomy Center/Keck/Subaru Seminar, “The Extragalactic Distance Scale,” Hilo, Hawaii, Nov. 2002

 

University of Hawaii at Hilo public lecture series, “Measuring the Universe,” Hilo, Hawaii, June 2001

 

Onizuka Center for International Astronomy public lecture series, “Measuring the Universe,” Onizuka Center for International Astronomy, Hawaii, June 2001

 

American Astronomical Society, “Infrared Surface Brightness Fluctuation Measurements Using the Hokupa‘a Adaptive Optics System,” San Diego, California, Jan. 2001

 

NOAO Adaptive Optics Data Reduction Workshop, “Infrared Surface Brightness Fluctuation Measurements Using the Hokupa‘a Adaptive Optics System,” Tucson, Arizona, Feb. 2001

 

Brigham Young University Physics and Astronomy Colloquium, “IR Surface Brightness Fluctuations and the Extragalactic Distance Scale,” Provo, Utah, Feb. 2001

 

Joint Astronomy Center/Gemini Seminar, “Measuring Distances Using IR Surface Brightness Fluctuations,” Hilo, Hawaii, 1998