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
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.