People

William Forman

William Forman

Lecturer / SAO Astrophysicist
Associate Director of CfA for HEAD
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
60 Garden Street,
Office: B-408
Cambridge, MA 02138
MS-02

p: 617-495-7210
Jonathan E. Grindlay

Jonathan E. Grindlay

Robert Treat Paine Professor of Practical Astronomy

Research Interests: High Energy Astrophysics: Studies of accretion onto compact objects (black holes, neutron stars and white dwarfs). Development of detectors and telescopes for wide-field imaging surveys of black holes discovered in soft-to-hard  X-rays. Time Domain Astrophysics: X-ray/optical/IR studies of Transients and variability of black holes in binaries and galactic nuclei to probe extreme physics phenomena and constrain black hole populations. Days-to-Century optical variability studies of stars and quasars with DASCH and followup spectroscopy to constrain formation and evolution of black holes.

Office B-420
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
60 Garden St., MS-06
Cambridge, MA 02138
Fax: (617) 495-7356
p: (617) 495-7204
Meng Gu

Meng Gu

Graduate Student

Research Interest: Studies of the formation and evolution of massive galaxies in the universe using both observational and theoretical approaches.

Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
60 Garden Street, MS-10
Cambridge, MA 02138

Office: A-113
p: 617-496-0239
Xinyi Guo

Xinyi Guo

Graduate Student

Research Interests: Computational and theoretical astrophysics

Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
60 Garden Street, MS-10
Cambridge, MA 02138

Xinyi's office is A-107
p: (617) 496-0741