Edward Rhoads Ph.D.

Lecturer, Physics

Education

2005 Ph.D. Astronomy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.

1999 B.S. Physics and Astronomy, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Awards & Honors

2003-2004 Grant funding from the Minnesota Space Grant Consortium.

Current Research

2001-2005 Used computer codes to data mine the APS POSS I database to search for Trans-Neptunian Objects (TNOs). Advisors: Charles Woodward. Professor, Department of Astronomy, University of Minnesota.Roberta Humphreys. Professor, Department of Astronomy, University of Minnesota.Collaborator: Dr. Jeff Larsen, Scientist, Spacewatch Project and Assistant Professor, United States Naval Academy.

2004 Compiled historical photometric data on η Car - summer of 2004.

1999 -2000 Worked on Fortran codes to explore fluid flow in simulation models. Advisors: Professor, Paul Woodward and Research Associate, David Porter. Department of Astronomy, University of Minnesota.