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Rogier Windhorst

Rogier Windhorst

Professor Windhorst received his Ph.D in Astronomy in 1984 form the University of Leiden in the Netherlands. He did post-doctoral research as a Carnegie Fellow at Mt. Wilson and Las Campanas Observatories, and then worked as a Project Scientist at the California Institute of Technology. He joined the faculty in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Arizona State University in 1987, and now serves as Associate Chair.

Dr. Windhorst holds a deep commitment to the astronomical community in which he works. He is the author of more than 100 published scientific papers, has given over 125 colloquia or seminars, and attended 60 international symposia in more than 10 different countries. Since 1989, he has brought in over 35 federal grants from NASA and the NSF (totaling over $1.4 million) for different research projects.

Since 1990, he has been involved in 30 different projects with the HST, which have used the WF/PC, WFPC2, FOC, FOS, GHRS, NICMOS, and STIS instruments. He is currently the Principal Investigator of the HST mid-UV bright galaxy survey.