William Nielsen Brandt

William Nielsen Brandt

The Pennsylvania State University
Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics
525 Davey Lab
University Park PA 16802
Pennsylvania (PA)
United States

Phone: +1 814 865 3509
Email 1: wnbrandtgmailcom
Email 2: nielastropsuedu
Personal website: http://personal.psu.edu/wnb3/index.html
Organization website: http://astro.psu.edu/

NCA adherence: United States

Last updated:
July 23, 2018

IAU Status

Active Member

Affiliation(s) within the IAU

Past affiliation(s) within the IAU

  • Past Member of Division XI Space & High Energy Astrophysics (until 2012)
  • Past Member of Commission 5 Documentation & Astronomical Data (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 44 Space & High Energy Astrophysics (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 5 WG Astrostatistics and Astroinformatics (2012-2015)

Areas of interest

1 - General: 1.6 - Astronomy Education, 1.8 - Communicating Astronomy with the Public, 1.9 - Astronomy outreach
2 - Physical data and processes: 2.4 - Acceleration of particles, 2.5 - Accretion, accretion disks, 2.9 - Black hole physics, 2.29 - Relativistic processes
3 - Astronomical instrumentation, methods and techniques: 3.5 - Methods, 3.8 - Space instruments, 3.9 - Techniques
4 - Astronomical data bases: 4.1 - Astronomical databases: miscellaneous, 4.3 - Catalogs, 4.4 - Surveys
8 - Stars: 8.4 - Stars: binaries, 8.5 - Stars: black holes, 8.11 - Stars: evolution, 8.25 - Stars: neutron
10 - The Galaxy: 10.14 - Galaxy: nucleus
11 - Galaxies: 11.2 - Galaxies: active, 11.9 - Galaxies: evolution, 11.25 - Galaxies: nuclei, 11.28 - Galaxies: quasars, 11.29 - Galaxies: Seyfert
12 - Cosmology: 12.4 - Cosmology: observations, 12.13 - Cosmology: dark ages, reionization, first stars

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