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Gravitational Waves and Cosmology

People

We welcome new members from all departments who will contribute to the science, education, and outreach mission of the Center.

New faculty wishing to become affiliated with the Center must submit an application, consisting of a letter of intent and a CV, to the Director.

West Virginia University Members

Benjamin M. Statler
College of Engineering & Mineral Resources

Lane Department of Computer Science & Electrical Engineering

Kevin Bandura, Assistant Professor
(304) 293-9686 | kevin.bandura@mail.wvu.edu

Katerina Goseva-Popstojanova, Professor
(304) 293-9691  | Katerina.Goseva@mail.wvu.edu

Natalia Schmid, Professor
(304) 293-9136natalias@csee.wvu.edu

Eberly
College of Arts & Sciences

Department of Physics & Astronomy

Loren Anderson, Associate Professor
(304) 293-4884  |  loren.anderson@mail.wvu.edu

Zach Etienne, Associate Professor
(304) 293-8515 |  zbetienne@mail.wvu.edu 

Duncan Lorimer, Professor 
(304) 293-4867  |  duncan.lorimer@mail.wvu.edu

Maura McLaughlin, Eberly Family Distinguished Professor, Center Director
(304) 293-4812  |  maura.mclaughlin@mail.wvu.edu

Sean McWilliams, Assistant Professor
(304) 293-3076  |  Sean.McWilliams@mail.wvu.edu

D.J. Pisano, Associate Professor
(304) 293-4886  |  djpisano@mail.wvu.edu

Kathryn Williamson, Teaching Assistant Professor
(304) 293-3422  |  kewilliamson@mail.wvu.edu


Harsha Blumer, Postdoctoral Researcher     
harsha.blumer@mail.wvu.edu

Peter Breiding, Postdoctoral Researcher     
peter.breiding@mail.wvu.edu    

Paul Brook, Postdoctoral Researcher  
paul.brook@mail.wvu.edu

Natalia Lewandowska, Postdoctoral Researcher  
natalia.lewandowska@mail.wvu.edu 

Dustin Madison, Postdoctoral Researcher  
dustin.madison@mail.wvu.edu 

Michal Pirog, Postdoctoral Researcher   
michal.pirog@mail.wvu.edu  

Mayuresh Surnis, Postdoctoral Researcher    
mayuresh.surnis@mail.wvu.edu  




Affiliate Members

Marshall University

Department of Physics

Maria Babiuc-Hamilton, Associate Professor
(304) 696-2754 |  babiuc@marshall.edu

National Radio Astronomy Observatory

Green Bank Telescope

Ryan Lynch, Staff Scientist
rlynch@nrao.edu

Shepherd University

Institute for Environmental and Physical Sciences

Jason Best, Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics
jbest@shepherd.edu

West Virginia Wesleyan College

Department of Physics & Engineering

Tracey DeLaney, Research Assistant Professor
delaney_t@wvwc.edu

Advisory Board Members

Elizabeth Ferrara
Assistant Research Scientist
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
eferrara@astro.umd.edu

Arthur Kosowsky
Professor, Associate Director of PITT PACC
University of Pittsburgh
kosowsky@pitt.edu
 
Cole Miller
Professor and JSI Director
University of Maryland
miller@astro.umd.edu

Chris Palma
Senior Lecturer II
Penn State University
cxp137@psu.edu
 
Jeff Peterson
Professor, Physics
Carnegie Mellon University
jbp@cmu.edu