Undergraduate student publications and presentations

Publications by UAlbany physics majors:

  • De Rosa, et al. (UAlbany author A. Chontos). Astrometric Confirmation and Preliminary Orbital Parameters of the Young Exoplanet 51 Eridani b with the Gemini Planet Imager, The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 814 L3 (2015).
  • Malakar N.K., Gladkov D., and Knuth K.H. 2013. Modeling a sensor to improve its efficacy, Journal of Sensors, vol. 2013, Article ID 481054, 11 pages. arXiv:1303.4385 [physics.ins-det]
  • Knuth K.H., Placek B., Richards Z. 2012. Detection and characterization of non-transiting extra-solar planets in Kepler data using reflected light variations. N. Chawla and A.N. Srivastava (eds.) Proceedings of the Conference on Intelligent Data Understanding 2012, IEEE Explore, 31 - 38.
  • Placek B., Richards Z., Knuth K.H. 2012. Detecting non-transiting exoplanets. U. von Toussaint (ed.) Bayesian Inference and Maximum Entropy Methods in Science and Engineering, Garching, Germany, July 2012, AIP Conference Proceedings 1553, American Institute of Physics, Melville NY, 23-29.
  • Malakar N.K., Mesiti A.J., Knuth K.H. 2009. The spatial sensitivity function of a light sensor. P. Goggans, C.-Y. Chan (eds.) Bayesian Inference and Maximum Entropy Methods in Science and Engineering, Oxford, MS, USA, 2009, AIP Conference Proceedings 1193, American Institute of Physics, Melville NY, 352-359.
  • Knuth, K.H., Tse M.K., Choinsky J., Maunu H.A., Carbon D.F. 2007. Bayesian source separation applied to identifying complex organic molecules in space. Proceedings of the IEEE Statistical Signal Processing Workshop, Madison WI, August 2007, 346-350. (Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/SSP.2007.4301277 )
  • Tse M.K, Choinsky J., Carbon D.F. and Knuth K.H. 2007. Estimating background spectra. K.H. Knuth, A. Caticha, J.L. Center, A. Giffin, C.C. Rodriguez (eds.), Bayesian Inference and Maximum Entropy Methods in Science and Engineering, Saratoga Springs, NY, USA, 2007, AIP Conference Proceedings 954, American Institute of Physics, Melville NY, 322-327.

Presentations by UAlbany physics majors:

  • Ashley Chontos (class of 2016):
    Leadership Alliance National Symposium (2015)
    La Serena School for Data Science (2015)
    American Astronomical Society (2016)
    APS Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics (2016)
  • Nicole Wallack (class of 2016):
    Astronomical Society of New York (2013, 2015)
    American Astronomical Society (2014, 2015, 2016)
    APS Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics (2016)