Alumni

Alumni

Students involved in astronomy research at UNC Asheville are prepared for a wide range of careers.  Here are the paths taken by some of our most recent graduates:

Tiffany Shreves – Graduated 2020 in Computer Science (Astronomy); now a Real-Time Software Engineer at Gemini Observatory.

Callie Clontz – Graduated 2019 in Physics (Math, Astronomy); now a PhD candidate in Physics/Astronomy at the University of Utah

Trevor Jenkins – Graduated 2019 in Physics (Math, Astronomy); now a PhD candidate in Physics at Wake Forest University

Matthew Peek – Graduated 2018 in Computer Science; now a Software Engineer at the Space Telescope Science Institute

Nathan Kirse – Graduated 2018 in Physics (Math, Computer Science); completed a Masters in Data Science at UNC Wilmington; Currently a Data Scientist in Charlotte, NC.

Cassie Crowe – Graduated 2017 in Physics; now a telescope operator at the Hobby-Eberly Telescope (McDonald Observatory)

Dylan Cromer – Graduated 2017 in Physics and Math; now a PhD Candidate in Astronomy at Cornell University