Dr. Michael Dunham

  Dr. Michael Dunham, Ph.D.

Dr. Michael Dunham, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Houghton Hall 140 Houghton Hall

(716) 673-4930

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Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin
M.A., The University of Texas at Austin
B.S., University of Rochester

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Dr. Michael M. Dunham is an assistant professor in the physics department at Fredonia. He holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in astronomy from the University of Texas at Austin, and a B.S. in physics and astronomy from the University of Rochester. Prior to joining the Fredonia faculty in 2016, he spent three years as a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Astronomy at Yale University, and three years as a Submillimeter Array Postdoctoral Fellow at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. His research interests are in the physical processes responsible for the formation of stars and planets, and he has co-authored over 100 publications in peer-reviewed astronomy journals.

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Awards and Honors

  • William T. and Charlotte N. Hagan Young Scholar/Artist Award, State University of New York at Fredonia (2020).

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Programs

  • "Quantitative Calibration of the Fredonia Observatory," N/A (2020).
  • "Extended Calibration of the Fredonia Observatory," N/A (2019).
  • "Calibration of the Fredonia Observatory for Scientific Observations," N/A (2018).