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John Bochanski

Faculty & Staff / John Bochanski

Associate Professor & Chair, Department of Computer Science & Physics

Office Location 
Science Hall 204B
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Education

University of Washington, Aug. 2002 – Aug. 2008
Seattle WA, USA
Ph.D., Astronomy, June 2008
Thesis Title: “M Dwarfs in the Local Milky Way: the Field Low-Mass Stellar Luminosity and Mass Functions”
Thesis Advisor: Suzanne L. Hawley

University of Washington, Aug. 2002 – June 2005
Seattle WA, USA
M.S., Astronomy

Villanova University, Aug. 1998 – May 2002
Villanova, PA USA
B.S., Astronomy & Astrophysics, magna cum laude

Honors

  • Research Corporation for Science Advancement - Scialog Fellow, 2018
  • Namesake of Main–belt asteroid 141414 Bochanski (2002 AK205), 2012
  • MIT Spot Award, 2009, 2010
  • Elected to Phi Beta Kappa, 2002
  • Jason Cardelli Memorial Undergraduate Research Award, 2002
  • National Barry M. Goldwater Scholar, 2001
  • Elected to Phi Kappa Phi, 2001
  • Elected to Sigma Pi Sigma Physics, 2000

Professional Experience

Program Founder & Director, Computer Science, 2016 – Present
Rider University

Assistant Professor of Physics, 2014 – Present
Rider University

Visiting Assistant Professor, 2013 – 2014
Haverford College

Postdoctoral Scholar, 2012 – 2014
Haverford College Supervisor: Beth Willman

Postdoctoral Scholar, 2010 – 2012
Pennsylvania State University Supervisor: Kevin Luhman

Postdoctoral Associate, 2008 – 2010
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Supervisors: Adam Burgasser & Rob Simcoe

Instructor, Summer 2005, 2006
University of Washington Robinson Center

Teaching Assistant, 7 quarters, 2002 – 2008
University of Washington

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