My research interests are varied but largely fall under the rubric of observational time-domain astronomy, including gamma-ray bursts, supernovae, and tidal disruption flares. I am also intent on developing instrumentation and software to enable novel observations of such time variable phenomena.
Swift Gamma-Ray Burst Explorer (Deputy Project Scientist)
Intermediate Palomar Transient Factory
Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (Transients & Variable Stars Working Group)