Edward Montiel

Edward Montiel

Associate Pipeline Scientist
Organization: 
USRA

Phone: (650) 604-3196
Fax: (650) 604-1984

Mailing Address:
SOFIA Science Center
NASA Ames Research Center
Mail Stop N232-12
P.O. Box 1
Moffett Field, CA 94035

SOFIA focus areas/responsibilities:

Processing and quality assessment of data from observations taken with SOFIA science instruments

Research interests:

Evolved stars, variable stars, molecular spectroscopy, and the overall lifecycle of gas and dust in the Universe

Education:

PhD Louisiana State University 2016 (PhD Advisor Geoffrey C. Clayton)
M.Sc. Louisiana State University 2015
B.Sc. University of Arizona 2010

Professional Experience:

2019 - present: SOFIA Science Center
2016-2018: Postdoctoral ScholarUniversity of California Davis
2010 – 2012: Research SpecialistSteward Observatory/University of Arizona

Highlight publications:

A Search for Water Vapor Plumes on Europa using SOFIA
Sparks et al. 2019 , ApJ Lett., 871, 5 

EXES: The Echelon-cross-echelle Spectrograph for SOFIA
Richter et al. 2018 , JAI,  7,  4, id. 1840013 

The Double Dust Envelopes of R Coronae Borealis Stars
Montiel et al.  2018 , AJ, 156, 148  

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