Casey DeRoo

Casey DeRoo
Assistant Professor
Education: 
Ph.D. Physics, The University of Iowa, 2016
Office: 
704 VAN
Office Phone: 
(319) 467-0370
Lab: 
B08 and B09 VAN
Research Interests: 
X-ray astronomy; X-ray telescopes & instrumentation; optical design; machine learning for astronomy
Research: 
  •  X-ray spectroscopy of supernova remnants
  •  Instrument design / raytracing for sounding rockets, CubeSats, Explorer, and flagship missions
  •  X-ray grating fabrication and testing
  •  Grazing incidence mirrors
  •  Identification of unusual astronomical sources using machine learning
  •  Students interact with collaborators at NASA, Harvard-Smithsonian, and other institutions around the world