Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

Senior (B.S.) Theses by undergraduates supervised by REU Physics and Astronomy Faculty (including joint appointments)

  1. Robert C. Gilmore, “A Reexamination of the Kennard-Stepanov Relation”, advisor - R. Knox * 1994. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1994). (winner of the Stoddard Prize, 1994).
    1. R. C. Gilmore and R. S. Knox Perrin's model revisited: a simplified approach to time-dependent optical anisotropy for nearly degenerate states Paper G13 2, APS meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, Tue., Mar. 22, 1994 Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 39, 382-383 (1994)
    2. Perrin Model Revisited: A Simplified Approach to Time-Dependent Optical Polarization”, R. S. Knox and R. Gilmore , Journal of Luminescence  63 (1995) 163-175
  2. Craig McMurtry, "Near Infrared Observations of the Star Formation Region AFGL 6366S",  advisors- J. Pipher, W. Forrest, 1994. (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 1994).
    1. Near Infrared Observations of the Star Formation Region AFGL 63,   McMurtry, C. W.; Woodward, C. E.; Pipher, J. L.; Forrest, W. J. American Astronomical Society, 193rd AAS Meeting, #72.08; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 30, p.1360 Publication Date:   12/1998  998AAS...193.7208M
    2. Near Infrared Observations of the Star Formation Region AFGL 6366s, 1998 BAAS...193.7208   McMurtry, C. W.; Woodward, C. E.; Pipher, J. L.; Forrest, W. J.
  3. James Muzerolle, “Infrared Spectroscopy of Shocks in the DR 21 and Cepheus A Molecular Outflows”, advisor - D. Watson, 1994. (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 1994).
    1. Bracket Gamma, Molecular Hydrogen, and Singly-Ionized Iron in GGD 37 (Cep A West) RAINES, S. N.; WATSON, D. M.;  FORREST, W. J.; PIPHER, J. L.;  DELAMARTER, G.; WOODWARD, C. E.; HODGE, T.;  GREENHOUSE, M. A.; SMITH, H. A.; SATYAPAL, S.; FISCHER, J.; THOMPSON, K. L.; MUZEROLLE, J American Astronomical Society Meeting, 189, #50.04  (12/1996).
    2. Near Infrared Images of the H-H Objects GGD37 (Cep A W). Newsletter of the Astronomical Society of New York, Volume V, No. 2, 7 (1997) S.N. Raines, G. Delamarter, D. Watson, J. Pipher, W. Forrest, C. Woodward, M. Greenhouse, S. Satyapal, H. Smith, J. Fischer, K. Thompson, J. Muzerolle A
    3. The Spitzer GTO Survey of Circumstellar Disks in Young Stellar Clusters,  Muzerolle, J.; Gorlova, N.; Rieke, G. H.; Siegler, N.; Young, E. T.; Megeath, S. T.; Allen, L. E.; Fazio, G. G.; Hartmann, L.; Lada, C. J.; Luhman, K. L.; Myers, P. C.; Porras, A.; Sicilia-Aguilar, A.; Flaherty, K.; Gutermuth, R.; Stauffer, J. R.American Astronomical Society Meeting 205, #17.01; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 36, p.1364 Publication Date:    12/2004,  10.1017/S1743921305004783 , 2004AAS...205.1701M
    4. The Outburst of V1647 Orionis Revealed by Spitzer, 2005 ApJ...620L.107  Muzerolle, J.; Megeath, S. T.; Flaherty, K. M.; Gordon, K. D.; Rieke, G.  H.; Young, E. T.; Lada, C. J.    The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 620, Issue 2, pp. L107-L110. (ApJ Homepage) Publication Date:      02/2005 2005ApJ...620L.107M
    5. The Remarkable Diversity of Protostars and Circumstellar Disks in NGC  2068/2071,     Muzerolle, J.; Megeath, S. T.; Allen, L. E.; Flaherty,  K.; Young, E.; Rieke, G. H. ,  Protostars and Planets V, Proceedings of the Conference held October 24-28, 2005,  in Hilton Waikoloa Village, Hawai'i. LPI Contribution No. 1286., p.8464 Publication Date:    00/2005  2005prpl.conf.8464M
    6. The Outburst of V1647 Orionis Revealed by Spitzer,  Muzerolle, J.; Megeath, S. T.; Flaherty, K. M.; Gordon, K. D.; Rieke, G. H.; Young, E. T.; Lada, C. J.The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 620, Issue 2, pp. L107-L110.   Publication Date:    2005ApJ...620L.107M 02/2005   10.1086/428832
  4. Heidi A. Van Tassell, “High-Resolution, Near-Infrared, Fabry-Perot Imaging of [FeII] Emission in the Galaxy M82”, advisor - J. Pipher, 1994. (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 1994).
  5. B. Sklanka,  "A Near Infrared Study of the BFS 56 Star Formation Region", advisors - J. Pipher, W. Forrest, 1994. (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 1994).
  6. Daniel Jeannotte, “External Cavity with Litrow-Mounted Diffraction Grating”, advisor - N. Bigelow, 1994. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1994).
  7. Mark Su, “The Dynamics of a Periodically Kicked Pendulum”, advisor - N. Bigelow, 1995. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1995).
  8. George Craig, “The Application of Renormalized Techniques to Simple Quantum Mechanical Systems”, advisor - S. Rajeev, 1995. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1995).
  9. D. S. Rifkin,  “The Localization of a Fluorescent Source in a Turbid Medium”,  advisor - T. Foster, (Physics Senior Thesis, 1995). (winner of  Stoddard Prize, 1995).
  10. S. Chen,  “Confocal Fluorescence Microscopy of Multicell Tumor Spheroids”, advisor - T. Foster, (Optics Senior Thesis, 1995). (winner of the Daniel Ward Healy, Jr. Memorial Award, 1995).
  11. Michael Zingale, “Magnetohydrodynamic Wave Support of Molecular Clouds”, advisors - M. Wardle, J. Thomas * 1996. Physics Senior Thesis, 1996). (winner of the Stoddard Prize, 1996).
  12. Matthew Dobbins, “Frequency Stabilization of a Helium-Neon Laser”, advisor - N. Bigelow **, 1996. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1996). (Stoddard Prize Honorable Mention, 1996).
  13. James Ruffo, “Population Transfer in a Three Level Atom”, advisor - J. Eberly ** 1996. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1996). (Stoddard Prize Honorable Mention, 1996).
  14. Suzanne Galayda, “Analysis of Star Formation Region L988e”, advisor - J. Pipher, 1996. (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 1996).
    1. Negative Binomial Parameters and the Two-Mechanism Model, I. Golyak and S. Galayda,  Z. Phys. (Particles and Fields). C70: 227 (1996).
  15. Bond Masuada, “Soft Gluon Radiation in Top Quark Production: Effect of Hadronic W Decay”, advisor - L. Orr , 1996.  (Physics Senior Thesis, 1996).
    1. Soft Gluon Radiation in Top Events: Effect of Hadronic W Decays” B. Masuda, L. H. Orr, and W. J. Stirling, Phys. Rev. D. 54, (1996), 4453.
  16. Brian Porter, “A Study of an Acrylic Cerenkov Radiation Detector”, advisors - P. Auchincloss, A. Bodek, 1997. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1997).
  17. Kaleb Michaud, “Two-Temperature Model Study of Global Warming”, advisor - R. Knox, 1997. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1997).
  18. Jennifer Hoffman, “3.28mm Dust Feature Emission as a Diagnostic of Massive Star Formation in Galaxies”, advisor - J. Pipher, 1997. (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 1997).
  19. Erik Johnson, “Time-of-Flight Wall Development for PHOBOS”, advisor - F. Wolfs, 1997. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1997).
  20. Kelly Anne Hicks, “A New Approach to Kennard-Stepanov Analysis: Applications to Spheroidenes and an Electro-optical Polymer”, advisor - R. Knox, 1997.  (Optics Senior Thesis, 1997). (Stoddard Prize Honorable Mention, 1997).
  21. Ananth Chikkatur, “Construction and Characterization of a Magneto-Optical Trap (MOT)”, advisor - N. Bigelow *, 1997. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1997). (winner of the Stoddard Prize, 1997).
  22. Gregory Veramendi, “Soft Gluon Radiation as a Probe of New Physics in Top Production”, advisor - L. Orr, 1998. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1998).
  23. Gregor Geurkov, “Quantum Efficiency of the Visible-Light Photn_Coutnign Devices (VLPCs)”, advisor - T. Ferbel, 1998. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1998).
  24. Troy Andre, “Gluon Radiation in Top Quark Production and Decay”, advisor - L. Orr *, 1998. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1998). (winner of the Stoddard Prize, 1998).
  25. William Marleau, Optical Spectroscopy in Highly Scattering Systems@, advisor - T. Foster,  1998. (Optics Senior Thesis, 1998).
  26. Jeremy Kukafka, “Generalization of the Perrin-Lorentz Planar Oscillator Model: Applications to the Optical Anistropy of Biomolecules”, advisor - R. Knox ** 1999. (Optics Senior Thesis, 1998).(Stoddard Prize Honorable Mention, 1999).
  27. Govind Krishnaswami, “A Model of Interacting Partons for Hadronic Structure Functions”, advisor - S. Rajeev *, 1999. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1999).(winner of the Stoddard Prize, 1999 and APS Apker award, 1999, finalist APS Apker Award, 1999).
    1. A model of interacting partons for hadronic structure functions, Krishnaswami, G. S.; Rajeev, S. G. Physics Letters B, Volume 441, Issue 1-4, p. 429-436. (1998(   1998PhLB..441..429K
    2. The x-dependence of Parton Distributions Compared with Neutrino Data , Krishnaswami, G. S.; Rajeev, S. G.    1999hep.ph....8279K
    3. The Anti-quark Distribution Function of the Baryon   John, V.; Krishnaswami, G. S.; Rajeev, S. G  1999hep.ph....8285J
    4. Casimir Energy of a Spherical Shell, M. E. Bowers, C. R. Hagen, Phys. Rev. D59, 0025007 (1999).
    5. An interacting parton model for quark and anti-quark distributions in the baryon,    John, V.; Krishnaswami, G. S.; Rajeev, S. G.,Physics Letters B, Volume 487, Issue 1-2, p. 125-132. (2000) 2000PhLB..487..125J
    6. Interacting quark model from bi-local soliton picture of baryon in two dimensions, John, Varghese; Krishnaswami, Govind S.; Rajeev, S. G. THEORETICAL HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS: MRST 2000. AIP Conference Proceedings, Volume 541, pp. 178-189 (2000)   2000AIPC..541..178J
    7. Parton model from bi-local solitonic picture of the baryon in two-dimensions, John, V.; Krishnaswami, G. S.; Rajeev, S. G. Physics Letters B, Volume 492, Issue 1-2, p. 63-68. (2000)   2000PhLB..492...63J
    8. Parton distributions from 1+1 QCD, John, Varghese; Krishnaswami, Govind S.; Rajeev, S. G., NTERSECTIONS OF PARTICLE AND NUCLEAR PHYSICS: 7th Conference. AIP Conference Proceedings, Volume 549, pp. 524-526 (2000)      2000AIPC..549..524J
    9. Interacting Quark Model from Bi-local Soliton Picture of Baryon in Two Dimensions, John, V.; Krishnaswami, G. S.; Rajeev, S. G.Theoretical High Energy Physics, MRST 2000 (also AIPC 541). Conference held M ay 8-9, 2000, in Rochester, New York. AIP Conference Proceedings, Volume 541. Ed ited by C. R. Hagen. ISBN 1-56396-966-1. Published by the American Institute of Physics, Melville, New York, 2001, p.178  2001AIPC..541..178J
    10. Variational principle for large N matrix models.  By L. Akant, G.S. Krishnaswami, S.G. Rajeev.  MRST 2001 (2001: London, Ont.) Theoretical high energy physics: MRST 2001, a tribute to Roger Migneron: London, Ontario, Canada, 15-18 May 2001/ editors, V. Elias, D.G.C. McKeon, V.A. Miransky. Melville, N.Y.: American Institute of Physics, 2001. AIP conference proceedings, v. 601., p.267 . 2001AIPC..601..267A
    11. Entropy of operator valued random variables: A Variational principle for large N matrix models.  By L. Akant, G.S. Krishnaswami, S.G. Rajeev, Int. J. Mod. Phys. A17:2413-2444, 2002 [hep-th/0111263] 2002IJMPA..17.2413A
    12. The distribution of inverses modulo a prime in short intervals, Gonek SM, Krishnaswami GS, Sondhi VL,  ACTA ARITH 102 (4): 315-322 2002
    13. Large N Matrix Models and Noncommutative Fisher Information, Agarwal, A.; Akant, L.; Krishnaswami, G. S.; Rajeev, S. G. THEORETICAL PHYSICS: MRST 2002: A Tribute to George Leibbrandt. AIP Conference Proceedings, Volume 646, pp. 173-178 (2002).  2002AIPC..646..173A
    14. Collective Potential for Large-N Hamiltonian Matrix Models and Free Fisher Information.  Agarwal, A.; Akant, L.; Krishnaswami, G. S.; Rajeev, S. G. International Journal of Modern Physics A, Volume 18, Issue 06, pp. 917-937 (2003),10.1142/S0217751X03012230   2003IJMPA..18..917A
  28. Marianne Vieira, “Numerical Simulations of the Protoplanetary Nebula CRL 2688 (Egg Nebula)”, advisor - A. Frank , 1999. (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 1999).
    1. Origin and Evolution of the Egg Nebula, Delamarter, G.; Frank, A.; Vieira, M.; Wood, K.; Welch, C  American Astronomical Society, 195th AAS Meeting, #110.09; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 31, p.1537 Publication Date:    12/1999  1999AAS...19511009D
  29. Varaporn Treemaneekarn,  advisor Lewis Rothberg (Chemistry and Physics), (Chemistry Senior Thesis 2000).
    1.                "Aggregation Effects on the Structure and Optical Properties of a Model PPV Oligomer," C.J. Collison, V. Treemaneekarn, W. Oldham, Jr., J. H. Hsu, and L.J. Rothberg, Synth. Met., 119 (1-3), 515-518, Sp. Iss. SI (2001).
    2.                "Conformational Effects on the Photophysics of Conjugated Polymers: A Two Species Model for MEH-PPV Spectroscopy and Dynamics," C.J. Collison, L.J. Rothberg, V. Treemaneekarn and Y. Li, Macromolecules, 34 (7), 2346-2352 (2001).
  30. Peter Alan, “Molecular Hydrogeen Emission in AFGL 437”, advisor - J. Pipher **, 2000. (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 2000). (winner of the Stoddard Prize, 2000).
  31. Matthew Barczys, “A Near Infrared Study of the Star Formation Region L988E”, advisor - J. Pipher **, 2000. (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 2000). (Stoddard Prize Honorable Mention, 1999 and Astronomical Society of NY (ASNY) Undergraduate Student Prize, 2000).
  32. Alexis Spillman, Fluorescence Spectroscopy in Scattering and Absorbing Media, advisor - T. Foster, 2000. (Optics Senior Thesis).
  33. Aaron Reichman, “A Near Infrared Line Imaging of the Starburst Ring in NGC771”, advisor - J. Pipher **, 2000. (winner the Stoddard Prize, 2000).
  34. Alexis Spillman, "Fluorescence Spectroscopy in Scattering and Absorbing Media", advisor - T. Foster, 2000. (Optics Senior Thesis, 2000).
  35. Albert T. J. Wang, “Simulation of The Driven Lattice Two Dimensional Coulomb Gas”, advisor - S. Teitel **, 2001. (Physics Senior Thesis, 2001). (winner of the Stoddard Prize, 2001; finalist APS Apker Award, 2001; 2nd place winner of NY APS Conference Poster Competition, Buffalo, NY, 2001).
  36. Matthew Moffa , “Student Lab in Digital Speckle-Pattern Interferometry”, advisor - N. Bigelow, 2001. (Physics Senior Thesis, 2001).
  37. Brian P. Padworny   “Creation of an Undergraduate Lab to Measure In Plane Vibration Using Digital Pattern Interferomety”, advisor  -  N. Bigelow, 2001. (Physics Senior Thesis, 2001).
  38. Jennifer Witkowsky,  “Collimation of the Crab Pulsar Jet by Wind from an Accretion Disk”, advisor - Eric Blackman, 2001. (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 2001).
  39. Andrew B. Blechman, “Spin Correlations in Top Production and Decay at e+e- Colliders”, advisor - L. H. Orr, 2001. (Physics Senior Thesis, 2001).
  40. Brock Tweedie, “A Study of Future Measurement of W Boson Helicity in t-.Wb at CDF”, advisor  - K. McFarland, 2001. (Physics Senior Thesis, 2001).
  41. Jessica Benjou, "Near Infrared Study of the S140 Star Formation Region," advisor -  J. Pipher, 2003. (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 2003).
  42. Daniel Berdine, "W Boston Width Effects in Top Quark Production and Decay," advisor - L. H. Orr, 2003. (Physics Senior Thesis, 2003).
  43. Alaina Henry, "A Neat Infrared Study of the Bright Rimmed Cloud 37," advisor - J. Pipher, 2003. (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 2003).
  44. Daniel Licht "Classification of Young Stellar Companiious in taurus, Using Near Infrared Spectroscopy and Adaptive Optics," advisor - D. Watson, 2003. (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 2003). (Stoddard Prize Honorable Mention, 2003).
  45. Jonathon Petruccelli, "An Examination of W/Z+h->t¯t+jj as an Alternative Higgs Search Channel at CDF," advsior - K. McFarland (Physics Senior Thesis, 2003).
  46. Laura Schmidt, "Conductance of Porphyrin-Based Molecular Wires," advisor - R. S. Knox (Physics Senior Thesis, 2003). (winner the Stoddard Prize, 2003).
  47. Saba Zuberi, "Digital Signal Processing of Scintillator Pulbses in Nuclear Physics Techniques," advisor - F. Wolfs (winner the Stoddard Prize, 2003).
  48. Thomas Allen, "Noise Characterization of a Cryogenic Submicron CMOS Multiplexer," advisor - W. Forrest (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 2004). (winner the Stoddard Prize, 2004).
    1. Characterization of 2.5 micron HgCdTe VIRGO/VISTA detector array 2005 SPIE.5902..152    McMurtry, Craig W.; Allen, Thomas S.; Moore, Andrew C.;  Forrest, William J.; Pipher, Judith L.  :  published in Focal Plane Arrays for Space Telescopes II. Edited by Grycewicz, Thomas J.; Marshall, Cheryl J. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 5902, pp. 152-160 (2005). (SPIE Homepage) Publication Date:      08/2005  2005SPIE.5902..152M
    2. Spitzer Survey of Protostars and Disks in Embedded Clusters,      Gutermuth, R. A.; Megeath, S. T.; Pipher, J. L.; Allen, T. S.; Williams, J. P.; Allen, L. E.; Myers, P. C.; Fazio, G. G.   published in Protostars and Planets V, Proceedings of the Conference held October 24-28, 2005, in Hilton Waikoloa Village, Hawai'i. LPI Contribution No. 1286., p.8585
      Publication Date:     00/2005   2005prpl.conf.8585G
    3. Fresh Look at Distributed vs Clustered Star Formation: Molecular Cloud  Surveys with Spitzer,    Gutermuth, Robert A.; Pipher, J. L.; Myers, P. C.;  Megeath, S.; Allen, L. E.; Allen, T. American Astronomical Society Meeting 208, #8.07; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 38, p.87 Publication Date:    06/2006  2006AAS...208.0807G
    4. Characterization of 2.5 micron HgCdTe VIRGO/VISTA detector array, McMurtry, Craig W.; Allen, Thomas S.; Moore, Andrew C.; Forrest, William J.; Pipher, Judith L., , Focal Plane Arrays for Space Telescopes II. Edited by Grycewicz, Thomas J.; Marshall, Cheryl J. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 5902, pp. 152-160 (2005). Publication Date:    08/2005  10.1117/12.617789005SPIE.5902..152M
    5. Spitzer, Near-Infrared, and Submillimeter Imaging of the Relatively Sparse Young Cluster, Lynds 988e, Allen, Thomas S.; Pipher, Judith L.; Gutermuth, Robert A.; Megeath, S. Thomas; Adams, Joseph D.; Herter, Terry L.; Williams, Jonathan P.; Goetz-Bixby, Jennifer A.; Allen, Lori E.; Myers, Philip C., The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 675, Issue 1, pp. 491-506. (ApJ Homepage) Publication Date:   03/20082008ApJ...675..491A
  49. Joshua Veazey, "Outlfows and Schocks from Massive Young Stars: Spitzer Space Telescoope Spectral-Line," advisor - D. Watson (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 2004).
  50. Dan Sinnett ,  Paleomagnetic of Late Cretaceous Arctic Lavas (EES BS Thesis 2005); Tarduno J A , Advisor,  EES and Physics
  51. Dorothy Bauch,  Single crystal and dike analyses from the Archean of South Africa (EES BS Thesis 2005); Tarduno J A , Advisor,  EES and Physics
  52. George Bruhn, "Production-Level radiation of Top Quark Mass Calculations at Hadron Colliders," advisor - L. Orr (Physics Senior Thesis, 2005) (Honorable Mention Stoddard Prize, 2005)
  53. Megan Knapp, "Cell Based Modeling of Arteriosclerosis," advisor - Prof. Stephen Teitel (Physics Senior Thesis 2005)
  54. Kevin Flaherty, “A Spitzer Survey of NGC 2024 and Surrounding Region,” Advisor -  J. Pipher (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 2005) (Sotoddard Prize, 2005). Winner ASNY Undergrad Prize 2005.
    1. The Spitzer GTO Survey of Circumstellar Disks in Young Stellar Clusters,  Muzerolle, J.; Gorlova, N.; Rieke, G. H.; Siegler, N.; Young, E. T.; Megeath, S. T.; Allen, L. E.; Fazio, G. G.; Hartmann, L.; Lada, C. J.; Luhman, K. L.; Myers, P. C.; Porras, A.; Sicilia-Aguilar, A.; Flaherty, K.; Gutermuth, R.; Stauffer, J. R.American Astronomical Society Meeting 205, #17.01; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 36, p.1364 Publication Date:    12/2004,  10.1017/S1743921305004783 , 2004AAS...205.1701M
    2. The Outburst of V1647 Orionis Revealed by Spitzer, 2005 ApJ...620L.107  Muzerolle, J.; Megeath, S. T.; Flaherty, K. M.; Gordon, K. D.; Rieke, G.  H.; Young, E. T.; Lada, C. J.  
      The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 620, Issue 2, pp. L107-L110. (ApJ Homepage) Publication Date:      02/2005 2005ApJ...620L.107M
    3. The Remarkable Diversity of Protostars and Circumstellar Disks in NGC  2068/2071,     Muzerolle, J.; Megeath, S. T.; Allen, L. E.; Flaherty,  K.; Young, E.; Rieke, G. H. ,  Protostars and Planets V, Proceedings of the Conference held October 24-28, 2005,  in Hilton Waikoloa Village, Hawai'i. LPI Contribution No. 1286., p.8464 Publication Date:    00/2005  2005prpl.conf.8464M
    4. The Outburst of V1647 Orionis Revealed by Spitzer,  Muzerolle, J.; Megeath, S. T.; Flaherty, K. M.; Gordon, K. D.; Rieke, G. H.; Young, E. T.; Lada, C. J.The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 620, Issue 2, pp. L107-L110.   Publication Date:    2005ApJ...620L.107M 02/2005   10.1086/428832
    5. A Spitzer/IRAC survey of the Orion Molecular Clouds, Megeath, S. T.; Flaherty, K. M.; Hora, J.; Allen, L. E.; Fazio, G. G.; Hartmann, L.; Myers, P. C.; Muzerolle, J.; Pipher, J. L.; Siegler, N.; Stauffer, J. R.; Young, E. 2005IAUS..227..383M
    6. Infrared Extinction toward Nearby Star-forming Regions, Flaherty, K. M.; Pipher, J. L.; Megeath, S. T.; Winston, E. M.; Gutermuth, R. A.; Muzerolle, J.; Allen, L. E.; Fazio, G. G The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 663, Issue 2, pp. 1069-1082.  Publication Date:    07/2007 0.1086/518411   2007ApJ...663.1069F
  55. Zhuohan Liang, “Quantum vs. Classical in A 1-D Model,” Advisor -  R. C. Hagen (Physics Senior Thesis, 2005)
  56. Jarron Leisenring, “A Mineralogical Study of Silicate Dust Grains Surrounding Classical T-Tauri Stars,” Advisor - D. Watson (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 2005)
    1. IRS Spectroscopy of Dust Around Nearby, Main Sequence Stars, Chen, C. H.; Uchida, K. I.; Bohac, C.; Leisenring, J.; Jura, M.; Watson, D. M.; Forrest, W. J.; Sargent, B. A.; Sloan, G. C.; Keller, L. D.; Najita, J.  rotostars and Planets V, Proceedings of the Conference held October 24-28, 2005, in Hilton Waikoloa Village, Hawai'i. LPI Contribution No. 1286., p.8583 Publication Date:     00/2005  2005prpl.conf.8583C
    2. Crystalline silicates and dust processing in the protoplanetary disks of  the Taurus young cluster, Dan M. Watson, Jarron M. Leisenring, Elise  Furlan, C.J. Bohac, B. Sargent, W.J. Forrest, Nuria Calvet, Lee  Hartmann, Jason Nordhaus, Joel D. Green, K.H. Kim, G.C. Sloan, C.H. .Chen, L.D. Keller, Paola dAlessio, J. Najita, Keven I. Uchida, and J.R.  Houck, Astrophys. J. (Supplement), in press (2008).
  57. Holly Brown,  Paleomagnetism of Archean plutonic rocks (EES BS Thesis 2006); Tarduno J A , Advisor,  EES and Physics
    1. Characterization of Titanomagnetites and Titanomaghemites From Lavas of the Southern Volcanics, Chatham Islands, New Zealand, Brown, H.; Mason, S.; Ebsary, W.; Bauch, D.; Cottrell, R. D.; Tarduno, J. A.; Sutherland, R.; Campbell, H. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2005, abstract #GP13A-0029  Publication Date:     12/2005 2005AGUFMGP13A0029
  58. James Dolen, “Effect of Cell Energy Thresholds on Jet reconstruction at the Compact Muon Solenoid,” Advisor - R. Regina (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 2006)
  59. Scott Field, “Search for X`b and ±b with the CDF II Detector at Fermilab,” Advisor - A. Bodek (Physics Senior Thesis, 2006) (Stoddard Prize, 2006)
  60. Christopher Justus, “Quantizzing and Reducing Noise Through Threshold Energy Cuts in the CMS Calorimeter," Advisor - R. Demina (Physics Senior Thesis, 2006)
  61. Ian Kleckner, “Examining Pion Electroproduction at the CLAS Detector,” Advisor - K. McFarland (Physics Senior Thesis, 2006)
  62. Melissa McClure, “Spitzer Mid Infrared Spectroscopy of Taurus Protostars, " Advisor - W. Forrest (Physics Senior Thesis, 2006)
  63. Grant Tremblay, “The Warped Nuclear Disk of Radio Galaxy 3C 449,” Advisor - A. Quillen (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 2006) (Stoddard Prize, 2006)
  64. Anna Wendt, Paleointensity of South African Pottery Shards (EES BS Thesis 2007); Tarduno J A , Advisor,  EES and Physics
    1. Preliminary paleointensity investigation of Iron Age pottery shards from southern Africa, Wendt, A. K.; Tarduno, J. A.; Cottrell, R. D.; Watkeys, M. K.; Huffman, T. N American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2007, abstract #GP41A-03 Publication Date:      12/2007 2007AGUFMGP41A..03W
  65. Andrew Whitbeck, “A three-body partial decay width in the littlest Higgs model” Advisor - Lynne H. Orr (Physics Senior Thesis, 2007) (Stoddard Prize, 2007).
    1. Decays of the Littlest Higgs Z(H) and the Onset of Strong Dynamics. John Boersma, Andrew Whitbeck (Rochester U.) .  Published in Phys.Rev.D77:055012,2008.
  66. Jonathan Widawsky, “Hadronic jets in the CMS detector and Z' Discovery Potential” Advisor - Regina Demina (Physics Senior Thesis, 2007)
  67. Elizabeth Scherrer, “Electron Scattering and Pion Production in Relation to Neutrino-Nucleon Interactions” Advisor - Kevin S. McFarland (Physics Senior Thesis, 2007)
  68. Jake Vizzoni (ECE BS Thesis 2007)  "Electronic Button Guitar with Alternate Tuning System",  Mark Bocko (EES and Physics)  Advisor
  69. Sarah Rosenstein (ECE BS Thesis 2008) ;  "Midi Theremin",  Mark Bocko (EES and Physics)  Advisor   
  70. Stephanie Mason, Rock Magnetic and Directional Analysis of Mesozoic Basaltic Dikes from Mauritania, Africa, (EES BS Thesis 2008); Tarduno J A , Advisor,  EES and Physics
    1. Paleomagnetic characterization of Mesozoic dikes from Mauritania, Africa,  Mason, S.N., Cottrell, R.D., Tarduno, J.A., Lo, K.(American Geophysical Union, AGU), Eos Trans. AGU, 87 (52), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract  GP11A-00, 2006.  2006AGUFMGP11A0066M
    2. Characterization of Titanomagnetites and Titanomaghemites From Lavas of the Southern Volcanics, Chatham Islands, Brown, H,  Mason, S, Ebsary, W, Bauch, D G, Cottrell, R D, Tarduno J A and Sutherland,(American Geophysical Union, AGU), New Zealand, Eos Trans. AGU, 86(52), Fall Meet. Suppl.,  GP13A-0029, 2005. 2005AGUFMGP13A0029B
  71. Allison Sail, The paleointensity of single silicate crystals from the Southern Volcanics of the Chatham Islands: What is the behavior of Earth's magnetic field leaving a superchron state? (EES BS Thesis 2008); Tarduno J A , Advisor,  EES and Physics
    1. The paleointensity of single silicate crystals from the Southern Volcanics of the Chatham Islands: What is the behavior of Earth's magnetic field leaving a superchron state?, Sail, A.B., Tarduno, J.T., Cottrell, R.D., Sutherland, R. and Campbell, H.,(American Geophysical Union, AGU) Eos Trans. AGU, 88(52), Fall Meet., Suppl., GP42A-07, 2007. 2007AGUFMGP42A..07S
  72. Ben Schmitt, Characterization of a Kirkpatrick-Baez X-Ray microscope for laser-generated plasma inertial confinement fusion experiments. (advisor Alice Quillen, Physics and Astronomy)(Physics Senior Thesis, 2008)
  73. Christopher Osborne,  Molecules and Multiwavelenth State Control of Cold Trapped Atomes and Molecules ( (advisor Nick Bigelow, Physics) ,(Physics Senior Thesis, 2008)
  74. Ben Martin,   advisor Lewis Rothberg (Chemistry and Physics), (Chemistry Senior Thesis 2008)
    1. Ben Martin ACS National Meeting April 2008
  75.  Daniel Allan, supervisor: Prof. Robert Knox "Analysis of a Proposal for Geoengineering by Aerosol Reflection"  (Physics Senior Thesis 2008)
  76. John Serafini, supervisor: Prof. Dave Matthews "Molecular dynamics of RNA internal loops" (Physics Senior Thesis 2008) ( Stoddard Prize for Best Senior Thesis 2008)
  77. Brian Turkett,  supervisor: Prof. Judy Pipher "Near-infrared spectroscopy of young stellar objects in Cepheus A" (Physics Senior Thesis 2008)
  78. Roger Smith,  “Single Photons from Colloidal Quantum Dots Hosted in Cholesteric Liquid Crystal,” Advisor: Prof. Svetlana Lukishova ( Stoddard Prize for Best Senior Thesis 2009)

  79. Randy Mehlenbacher. Theoretical Analysis of Anharmonic Coupling and Cascading Raman Signals Observed with Femtosecond Stimulated Raman Spectroscopy, Supervison Assistant Professor of Chemistry David W. McCamant ( Stoddard Prize for Best Senior Thesis 2010)
  80. Laura Arnold, Insights into Protoplanetary Disk Evolution from a Spitzer IRS Survey of NGC1333, Advisor: Prof. Dan Watson (Physics Senior Thesis 2008)
  81. Adi Robinson, Analyzing Ge Detector Pulses Using a Moving Window Deconvolution Algorithm,  Advisor: Prof. Frank Wolfs (Senior Thesis 2010)
  82. Valerie Rapson, A Spitzer View of NGC 2264, Advisor: Prof. Judith Pipher (Senior Thesis 2010)

  83. Dev Ashish Khaitan, “Neutron Induced Noise Removal Image
    Processing CIDs used in Inertial Confinement Fusion Experiments,”
    Advisor: Prof. Frederic Marshall  (Physics senior thesis, 2011)
  84. Patrick Sheehan ( Stoddard Prize for Best Senior Thesis 2011)

Partial list of BS Theses Prior to 1994 (in reverse chronological order,  UNDER CONSTRUCTION)

  1. Leah Buccholz, Carbon Monoxide Emission from the Polar Ring of NGC 2685, advisor - D. Watson **, 1993. (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 1993). (winner of the Astronomical Society of NY (ASNY) Undergraduate Student Prize  and Stoddard Prize Honorable Mention, 1993).
  2. Anne K. Sutherland, "Magnetic Resonance Angiography",  advisor - T. Foster, 1993. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1993). (winner of the Stoddard Prize, 1993).
  3. Andrea LaBarbera, "An Infrared Search for Supernovae in M82", advisor - J. Pipher, 1993. (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 1993).
  4. David McNamara, "Unusual Vortex Line Solutions in an Abelian Higgs Model with Two Higgs Fields", advisor - S. Rajeev, 1993. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1993).
  5. Donald Stanchfield, "Lattitude Distribution of Sunspot Umbral Areas: 1917--1985", advisor - J. Thomas, 1993. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1993).
  6. Ching-Yuk Paul Ngan, "Jet Production", advisor - T. Ferbel, 1993. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1993).
  7. Edward Turano, "Strong CP Violation, the q Problem and Axions",  advisor - S. Rajeev, 1992.  (Physics Senior Thesis, 1992).
  8. Charles W. Engelbracht, "Infrared Images of the Galaxy M82",  advisor - J. Pipher, 1992. (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 1992). (winner of Stoddard Prize, 1992).
  9. Mohammed Huq, "Response Function of a 20 Detector, 4p, v-Ray Detector Array",  advsior - D. Cline,  (Physics Senior Thesis, 1992).
  10. Pete Simko, "Determining the Time Resolution of Preamps for use in High Resolution Spectrometry",  advisor - D. Cline, 1992. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1992).
  11. Kristin Kurz, "Nucleon Transfer in 37Cl on 58 Ni at ELab=180 MeV",  advisor - F. Wolfs, 1991. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1991).
  12. Bruce Pirger, "Near Infrared Images of Markarian 231",  advisor - J. Pipher, 1991. (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 1991).
  13. Linda E. Marchese, "Back Action Evasion Measurements", advisors - M. Bocko and R. Knox, 1991. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1991). (winner of the Stoddard Prize, 1991).
  14. Erez Yaakobi, "The Theory of Magnetic Resonance Imaging", advisor - T. Foster, (Physics Senior Thesis, 1991).
  15. Chun Shing (Jason) Pun, "Coherent States and Supersymmetry",  advisor - A. Das, 1990. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1990).
  16. John Chiu, "Dynamical Phase Transitions in the 2D XY Model", advsior - S. Teitel, (Physics Senior Thesis, 1990). (winner of the Stoddard Prize, 1990).
  17. Anthony Imperial, "Performance of a CCD System Used with an Astronomical Spectrograph", advsior -  H. W. Fulbright, 1990. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1990).
  18. Lara Gutschneider, "Physical Issues in Energy Management", advisor - P. Auchincloss, 1990. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1990).
  19. Peter W. Owings, "The Morphology and Kinematics of Spiral Galaxies", advisor - S. Sharpless, 1989. (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 1989). (winner of the Stoddard Prixe, 1989).
  20. Lauren McClure, "Coulomb Corrections to Single Charge Exchange in Pion-Nucleus Scattering to Isobaric Analog States",  advisor - D. Koltun, 1989. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1989).
  21. John Noto, "Infrared Imaging of the BNKL Region in Orion",  advisor - J. Pipher, 1989 (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 1989).
  22. Andrew Renalds, "Picosecond Lifetime Measurements", advisor - D. Cline, 1989. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1989).
  23. Kevin Leung, "An Atom with Two Coupled Continua in a Strong Laser Field", advisor - J. H. Eberly, 1989 (Physics Senior Thesis, 1989). (winner of the Stoddard Prize Honorable Mention, 1989).
  24. David Chappell, "Image Processing of The Starburst Galaxy, M82", advisor - W. Forrest, 1989. (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 1989).
  25. F. C. Kowalik, "Coulomb Excitation of  148Nd using the Coulex V Parallel-plate Avalanche Counter", advisor - D. Cline, 1988. (Senior Thesis in Physics, 1988).
  26. Christopher Dennis, "It Is Useful: Negative Resist Aspects of Polymethyl-methacrylate", advsior T. Brown, 1998. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1988).
  27. Richard Howard, "Computer Simulation of Slice Selectin NMR Imaging using the Bloch Equations", advisors - Dr. D. Plewes, E. Jacobsen, 1988. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1988).
  28. Robert Hirosky, "A Study of the Pulsed Nitrogen Laser",  advisor - H. W. Fulbright, (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 1987. (winner of the University of Rochester Stoddard Prize, 1987).
  29. Walter Buell, "Acoustic Redshifts Induced by Frequency Correlations in a Two-Point Source", advisor - R. Knox, 1987. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1987).
  30. Jilda Nettleton and Craig Woods, "Electron Paramagnetic Resonance", advisor - H. W. Fulbright, 1986. (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 1986).
  31. James T. Lauroesch, "Observations of Jupiter and Saturn at 1-5 um", advisor - W. Forrest, 1986. (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 1987). (winner of the Stoddard Prize, 1986).
  32. Donald M. Roback, "A New Technique to Reduce Knock-on Data from Compressed Fusion Fuel Diagnosis",  advisor - A. Melissinos, 1986. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1986).
  33. Bayard K. Fetler, "Chaos in Nonlinear Resonant Circuits", advisors - D. Douglass, M. Bocko, 1986. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1986).
  34. Kevin M. Short, "Evolution of Superheavy Integrally Charged X Particle In the Early Universe", advisor - S. Olsen, 1985. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1985). (winner of the Stoddard Prize, 1985).
  35. Ho Nguyen, "Coupling Between the Torsional Mode and Other NOrmal Modes of a Cavendish-type Pendulum", advisor - W. Johnson, 1985. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1985).
  36. Jeffrey S. Newmark, "Infrared Measurements of Galactic Abundances", advisor - J. Pipher, 1985 (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 1985).
  37. Heidi Frutchy, "Paths To and From Chaos in a Driver Anharmonic Oscillator", advisor -  D. Douglass, 1984. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1984). (winner of  Stoddard Prize, 1984).
  38. Michael Spitzer, "The Reduction of Ambient Noise in Bausch and Lomb 403", advsiors - S. Sharpless, J. Pipher, 1984. (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 1984).
  39. Robert Kowalewski, "Elastic Pion Compton Scattering at Fermilab Energies", advisor - T. Ferbel, 1983. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1983). (winner of the Stoddard Prize, 1983).
  40. Elizabeth Siciliano, "Zero-Temperature Models for "Brown Dwarf Stars", advisor - H. Van Horn, 1983. (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 1983).
  41. Michael Wiener, "Linear Dichroism Spectroscopy of a Chlorophyll-Protein Complex", advisors R. Knox, T. Nordlund, 1983. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1983).
  42. Tom Hayward, "Imaging of Astronomical Objects with an Infrared-Sensitive Charge Coupled Device",  advisor - W. Forrest, 1983. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1983).
  43. M.E. Zucker, "Initial Results from a Superconducting Detector for Moving Magnetic Monopoles", advsior - W. Johnson, 1983. (Physics Senior thesis, 1983).
  44. Michael Tripicco, "Orientation Paramaters of Spiral Galaxies", advisor - S. Sharpless, 1982. (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 1982). (winner of the Stoddard Prize, 1982).
  45. Daniel Weed and Daniel Williams, "Operation and Use of the S1 Image Tube",  advisors - J. Pipher, S. Sharpless, 1982. (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 1982).
  46. Benjie Ovryn, "Adaption of A.C. Kelvin Method for Mapping Electrostatic Fields", advisor - W. Johnson, 1982. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1982).
  47. Raymond E. Bahr, "Characterization and Calibratin of Pulsed, Multi-frequency Calorimetry Using An Integrating Sphere and Photodiodes", advsior - S. Olsen, 1982. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1982).
  48. G. Groot Gregory, "XUV Spectroscopy of Laser Produced Plasmas, advisor - M. Richardson, 1982. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1982).
  49. Stephan L. Kosman, "Design, Constructin and Preliminary Testing of a New Technique to Search for Fractional Charges", advisor W. Johnson, 1981. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1981). (winner of the Stoddard Prize, 1981).
  50. Robert Kornberg, "Pion-Compton Scattering at Fermilab Energies",  advisor - P. Slattery, 1981. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1981).
  51. Jonathan Marr and Douglas Rosinski , "A Morphological Study of M8", advisors - S. Sharpless, J. Pipher, 1981. (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 1981).
  52. Joseph Ganem, "A Measurement of the Branching Ratio of r(25) Æ µ+ µ ", advisor - S. Olsen, 1981. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1981).
  53. James A. McVea, "Model Verification and Determination of Noise Generation in Amplifiers", advsior - W. Johnson, 1981. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1981).
  54. Robert Wentworth, "Interactions of Stochastically Polarized Laser Light with Atoms",  advisor - J. H. Eberly, 1980, Rev. A23, 2525 (1980). (Physics Senior Thesis, 1980). (winner of the Stoddard Prize, 1980).
  55. Christopher Keane, "Design and Contruction of an Apparatus to Detect Fractional Charges", advisors - W. Johnson, D. Douglass, 1980. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1980).
  56. Jonathan Lunine, "Descending the Hayashi track: Pre-Main Sequence Solar Evolution", advisor - H. Van Horn, 1980. (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 1980).
  57. Bruce Moskowitz, "The A-Dependence of Muon-Nucleus Scattering", advisor - A. Melissinos, 1980. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1980).
  58. Richard Neifeld, "Determination of Internal Friction Studies in Aluminum Alloys", advisor - A. Melissinos, 1980. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1980).
  59. James Scholl, "Non-radial Neutron Star Oscillations", advisor H. Van Horn, 1980. (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 1980).
  60. Robert Youngquist, "Polarization Effects in Quark-Antiquark Annihilations", advisor - A. Melissinos, 1980. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1980).
  61. Peter Winkelstein and William M. Ford, "A Technique for Improving Resolution in Differentially Blurred Phoographs Through the Combination of Multiple Images", advisor - S. Sharpless, 1979. (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 1979). (winner of the Stoddard Prize, 1979).
  62. Brian Dranchak, "Determination and Use of Orientation Parameters for Two Galaxies", advisor - S. Sharpless, 1979. (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 1979).
  63. Joseph Pow, "An Abundance Analysis of the AOp Star ΠUrsae Majoris", advisor - H. Helfer, 1979 (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 1979).
  64. Tuyet Anh Nguyen, "The Reaction of a Two-Level Atom to an Amplitude-Noisy Laser",  advisor - J. H. Eberly, 1979. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1979).
  65. Russell Levreault and David Boyle, "A High Resolution Polarization Stud of Sharlpess 106 Complex", advisor - S. Sharpless, 1978. (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 1978). (winner of the Stoddard Prize, 1978).
  66. Keith Chadwick, "A Search for Axion Emission in Positronium Annihilations", advisor - S. Olsen, 1978. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1978).
  67. Michael Crittenden, "Search for Anomalous Penetrating Particles in Positronium Annihilations", advsior - S. Olsen, 1978. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1978).
  68.  Manny Presicci , "Determination of the position of Hadronic Cascades Through the Wave-Shifter Bar Technique", advisor - A. Bodek, 1978.  (Physics Senior Thesis, 1978).
  69. James J. Gordon, "Preliminary Studies of an Organic Dye Laser", advisor - L. Mandel, 1978. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1978).
  70. Laurence J. golding, "Diffraction Dissociation of Neutrons Into (p-) Systems on Nuclei", advisor - T. Ferbel 1978. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1978).
  71. Thomas Chyba, ""High Energy Physics at High Pressures", advisor - T. Ferbel, 1978. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1978).
  72. Ngai Chuen (Franco) Wong, "Effects of Laser Fluctuations in Three-Level-Atom Multiphoton Absorption",  advsior - J. H. Eberly, 1977. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1977). (winner of the Soddard Prize, 1977).
  73. Daniel A. Lichtin, "Astronomical Applications of Computer Image Processing Techniques", advisors - S. Sharpless, J. Pipher, 1977. (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 1977).
  74. Ethan T. Vishniac, "Magnetic Field Decay in a Massive Body", advisor - H. Van Horn, 1976. (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 1976). (winner of the Stoddard Prize, 1976).
  75. Michael Toporek, "The Atmosphere of Alpha Pavonis", advisor - S. Sharpless, 1976. (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 1976).
  76. Eric R. Henry, "Application of the Excitomic Mechanism for Superconductivity", advisor R. Knox (1976).
  77. Ilene J Busch, "The Limitations of Present Reverberation Time Formulas", advisor R. Knox (1976).
  78. Donald B. Reeves, "Drift Chamber Development",  advisor - S. Olsen, 1975. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1975). (winner of the Stoddard Prize, 1975).
  79. John Agostinelli and Dan Richardson, "Optical Image Processing to Detect Fast Period Variable Stars", advisor - J. G. Duthie, 1975. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1975).
  80. Rober McKnight, "Detection of Neutrals emitted from a Laser Produced Plasma", advisor - M. Lubin, 1975. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1975).
  81. James Roche, "Search for High Temperature Superconductors", advisor - H. Van Horn, 1975. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1975).
  82. Darryl Sargent, "Magnetic Field Decay in a White Dwarf Star", advisor - S. Sharpless, 1975. (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 1975).
  83. Stuart Schurmann, "Astronomical Applications of Computer Image Processing", advisor - S. Sharpless, 1975. (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 1975).
  84. Rafe Schindler, "Scaling of Inclusive and Semi-Inclusive Pion Spectra From pp Collisions Over the Range 6.6 to 405 GeV/c", advisor - T. Ferbel, 1974. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1974. (winner of the Stoddard Prize, 1974).
  85. Bryon Jobson, "Photometric Observations of the Eclipse of the Jovian Satellite Callisto", advisors - J.  Duthie, J. Pipher, S. Sharpless, 1974 (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 1974).
  86. Herbert W. Salit, "On Far Infrared generation by Spin-Flip Raman Scattering in InSb", advisor - E. Shaw, 1974. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1974).
  87. Benjamin Edem, "Application of Numerical Fourier Transform as a Data Reduction Technique to Lunar Occulation Curves", advisor - R. Berg, 1974. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1974).
  88. Solomon Katzman, "Earthquakes and their Association with the Wobble of the Earth", advisor - D. Douglass, 1973. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1973.
  89. Reginald C. Farrow, "Measured Linewidth of the High Intensity Spin-flip Raman Laser", advisor - E. Shaw, 1973. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1973).
  90. Russell E. Cook, "The Shape of the 130, 134 Ba Nuceli", advisor - D. Cline, 1972. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1972).
  91. Espeditto Ruggiero, "Inelastic Muon Scattering at Large Angles", advisor - A. Melissinos, 1972. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1972).
  92. James R. Bethin, "Semiconductor-Metal Transition in Arsenic-Doped Silicon", advisor - T. Castner, 1972. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1972).
  93. Charles R. Nail, "Electron Paramagnetic Resonance of X-Irradiated 2-Amino-Ethanol Phosphate", advisor - R. Parks, W. Bernhard, 1972. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1972).
  94. M.P. Marshall, "Pulsation Properties of Carbon-Burining Stars", advisor - H. Van Horn, 1972 (Physics and Astronomy Senior Thesis, 1972).
  95. Mark J. Schaffman, "Narrow Band Filters for the Far Infrared", advisor - J. Duthie, 1972. (Physics Senior Thesis, 1972).