Matthew L. Lister

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Matthew Lister
(765) 494-5171

B.S., Physics and Astronomy 1991, University of Toronto
M.S., Physics and Astronomy 1993, University of Victoria
Ph.D., Astronomy 1999, Boston University

Research Interests

High luminosity active galactic nuclei, astrophysical jets and shocks, quasars and BL Lacertae objects, very long baseline interferometry, special relativity.

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Graduate Students:
  • Ethan Stanley
  • Mary Ann Hodge
Undergraduate Students
  • Jeffrey Klimes
  • Andrew Wightman
Past Group Members
  • Postdocs: Jennifer Richards, Talvikki Hovatta, Preeti Kharb
  • Ph.D. Students: Mihai Cara, Brandon Hogan, Huthavahana (Sarma) Kuchibhotla, Nathan Cooper
  • Undergraduate Students: Jacob Roark ,Michael Herman, Martin Kochanczyk, Amy Lankey, Quinn Looker, Justin Troyer, Kevin O'Brien, Nick Mellott, Warren Brewster, Nathan Houtz, Sam Hadden
Professional Experience
  • Professor of Physics, Purdue University, 2013-present
  • Associate Professor of Physics, Purdue University, 2009-2013.
  • Assistant Professor of Physics, Purdue University, 2003-2009.
  • Karl Jansky Fellow, National Radio Astronomy Observatory, 2001-2003.
  • Faculty Lecturer, University of Virginia, 2001-2003.
  • Caltech Postdoctoral Fellow, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 1998-2001.
  • Research and Teaching Assistant, Boston University, 1993-1998.
  • Teaching Assistant, University of Victoria, 1991-1993.
Professional and Scholarly Activities
  • member, American Astronomical Society
  • member, International Astronomical Union
  • referee for Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Science, the Astrophysical Journal, Astronomical Journal, Astronomy and Astrophysics.

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