Members


Current Members

Brian Humensky - Principal Investigator

Daniel Nieto - Post-doctoral Research Scientist

Jed Schmidt - Undergraduate Student, Columbia University

Frank Toriello - Undergraduate Student, Columbia University

Summer Students

Valerie Marchenko - 2012 REU Student, Brandeis University

Jonathan Florez - 2012 REU Student, Clemson University

Kyle Misquitta - High school student, Regis High School

Dominick Fulgieri - High school student, Regis High School


Brian Humensky

Research Interests:

  • Supernova Remnants and Pulsar Wind Nebulae
  • Origins of Cosmic Rays
  • Indirect Searches for Dark Matter
  • Experimental Astrophysics: Ground-based Atmospheric Cherenkov Telescopes

Experiments:

  • VERITAS
  • CTA
  • Fermi

Contact Information:

  • humensky at nevis.columbia.edu
  • (212) 854-8280 (campus)
  • (914) 591-2807 (Nevis Labs>



Daniel Nieto

Research Interests:

  • Indirect Searches for Dark Matter
  • Unidentified GeV Sources

Experiments:

  • VERITAS (2012 - present)
  • MAGIC (2008 - 2012)

Selected Publications:

Contact Information:

  • nieto at nevis.columbia.edu




Jed Schmidt

Research Interests:

  • Gamma-ray Astrophysics: Blazars
  • VERITAS Calibration

Contact Information:

  • zincelemental at gmail.com



Frank Toriello

Research Interests:

  • Gamma-ray Astrophysics: Experimental Techniques
  • Mirror Alignment

Contact Information:

  • fet2105 at columbia.edu