eikenberry_cv_nov2010

eikenberry_cv_nov2010 - Stephen S. Eikenberry Department of...

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1 Stephen S. Eikenberry Department of Astronomy 211 Bryant Space Science Center University of Florida Gainesville, FL 32611 (352)392-2052, x260 / eikenberry@astro.ufl.edu Professional Positions 2009-present University of Florida Research Foundation Professor University of Florida 2003-present Professor of Astronomy University of Florida 2002-2003 Associate Professor of Astronomy (with tenure) Cornell University 1998-2002 Assistant Professor of Astronomy (tenure-track) Cornell University 1997-1998 Sherman H. Fairchild Postdoctoral Prize Fellow in Physics California Institute of Technology 1992-1997 Graduate Research Assistant in Astronomy Harvard University Education 1997 Ph.D., Astronomy, Harvard University 1994 M.A., Astronomy, Harvard University 1990 S.B., Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1990 S.B., Literature, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Honors/Awards 2010 Grupo Santander Distinguished Visiting Professor in Physics Universidad Complutense de Madrid 2009-2012 University of Florida Research Foundation Professorship University of Florida 2008 Colonel Allan R. and Margaret G. Crow Term Professorship University of Florida 2000-2005 Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award National Science Foundation 1997 Sherman H. Fairchild Postdoctoral Prize Fellowship in Physics California Institute of Technology
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2 Honors/Awards (cont.) 1997 Fireman Award for Graduate Student Research in Astrophysics Harvard University 1996 Derek Bok Award for Excellence in Science Teaching Harvard University 1994-1997 NASA Graduate Student Researchers Program Fellowship Harvard University Research Interests Microquasars and relativistic jet formation in black hole systems Physics and populations of accreting X-ray binaries (particularly ultra-luminous X-ray sources) in the Milky Way and external galaxies Massive star formation, evolution, and evolutionary end-products Co-evolution of supermassive black holes with galaxies and stellar populations in galactic centers Pulsars, magnetars, and isolated neutron stars Astronomical instrumentation, particularly state-of-the-art optical/infrared instruments for large telescopes, high-speed photometry, and novel techniques for high spatial resolution Application of multi-use instrumentation technology to astrophysics, remote sensing, and biomedical imaging Current Major Research Efforts Principal Investigator for FLAMINGOS-2 – the facility wide-field near-infrared imager and multi-object spectrograph for the Gemini Observatory (2003-present). Leading the University of Florida instrumentation team for this $5M project, including 17 engineers, technicians, and scientists at UF, as well as staff at various subcontractors. Successful first light in 2009, accepted by Gemini in January 2010. Principal Investigator for the FLAMINGOS-2 Early Science Surveys (F2ESS) – a group of
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