Ritter Astrophysical Research Center

Faculty: Tom Megeath

Tom Megeath Distinguished university Professor
Ph.D. Cornell University, 1993

Research and Teaching Interests

Prior to coming to UToledo, he has worked at the Max Planck Institute for Radioastronomie, MIT Haystack Observatory and the Center for Astrophysics as an employee of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO). At SAO he was a member of the team that developed the InfraRed Array Camera, IRAC, for the Spitzer Space Telescope - one of NASA’s great observatories. His research focuses on multi-wavelength studies of star and planet formation, with a particular emphasis on using space based infrared telescopes, and he was the PI of the Herschel Orion Protostar Survey (HOPS), a Key Project on the Herschel Space Observatory.

areas of expertise

  • Surveys of molecular clouds with infrared and radio telescopes.
  • Protostars and the evolution of young stars
  • The formation protoplanetary disks
  • The formation and dissipation of stellar clusters.

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Dr. Megeath's Research

View Dr. Megeath's NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS) page for bibliography.


Last Updated: 7/20/22