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Nathaniel Butler

Associate Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 6004
Assoc Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 6004
Biography

Nat Butler is an astrophysicist interested in the properties and evolution of the early universe. His current research focuses on experiments to observe and study astrophysical explosions and to use these to probe the first stars and galaxies and their environments.

Education
  • Ph.D. Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2003
  • B.A. Physics (magna cum laude), Princeton University 1998  
Research Interests

Nat Butler is an astrophysicist interested in the properties and evolution of the early Universe. His current research focuses on experiments to observe and study astrophysical explosions and to use these to probe the first stars and galaxies and their environments.

 

Research Activity
  • Butler,Nathaniel Richard*. The Reionization and Transients IR Camera: A High-z GRB Search Machine. NASA-GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CTR(7/30/2015 - 7/29/2016).
  • Butler,Nathaniel Richard*. Cy9 RATIR: The Reionization and Transients IR Camera: A High Z-GRB Search Machine. NASA-GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CTR(8/6/2013 - 1/5/2015).
  • Butler,Nathaniel Richard*. The Reionization and Transients IR Camera: A High-z GRB Search Machine. NASA-GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CTR(11/20/2012 - 11/19/2013).
  • Butler,Nathaniel Richard*. CY-7 The Reionization and Transients IR Camera: A High-z GRB Search Machine. NASA-GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CTR(4/9/2012 - 4/8/2013).
  • Butler,Nathaniel Richard*. Cy 7- Studying Black Holes in the Local Universe: Swift Follow-Up of Tidal Flares. NASA-GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CTR(3/28/2012 - 3/27/2013).
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
PHY 792Research
PHY 799Dissertation
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
SES 493Honors Thesis
PHY 495Project Research
SES 692Research
SES 792Research
PHY 792Research
SES 799Dissertation
PHY 799Dissertation
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SES 350Eng Syst & Exper Problem Solv
SES 492Honors Directed Study
PHY 495Project Research
SES 792Research
PHY 792Research
SES 799Dissertation
PHY 799Dissertation
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
AST 111Intro/Solar Systems Astronomy
AST 113Astronomy Laboratory I
SES 692Research
SES 792Research
PHY 792Research
SES 799Dissertation
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
AST 421Astrophysics I
PHY 495Project Research
SES 692Research
SES 792Research
PHY 792Research
SES 799Dissertation
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SES 350Eng Syst & Exper Problem Solv
PHY 495Project Research
PHY 792Research
SES 792Research
SES 799Dissertation
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
AST 111Intro/Solar Systems Astronomy
AST 113Astronomy Laboratory I
SES 692Research
SES 792Research
PHY 792Research
SES 799Dissertation
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
PHY 495Project Research
AST 533Galaxies and Cosmology III
AST 592Research
GLG 592Research
GLG 599Thesis
SES 692Research
GLG 692Research
AST 692Research
SES 792Research
PHY 792Research
AST 792Research
GLG 792Research
SES 799Dissertation
GLG 799Dissertation
AST 799Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
SES 350Eng Syst & Exper Problem Solv
AST 494Special Topics
PHY 495Project Research
AST 499Individualized Instruction
GLG 592Research
GLG 599Thesis
SES 692Research
GLG 692Research
AST 692Research
SES 792Research
AST 792Research
PHY 792Research
GLG 792Research
SES 799Dissertation
AST 799Dissertation
GLG 799Dissertation
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
AST 111Intro/Solar Systems Astronomy
AST 113Astronomy Laboratory I
GLG 592Research
AST 692Research
PHY 792Research
GLG 799Dissertation
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
AST 112Intro Stars, Galaxies & Cosmo
PHY 495Project Research
AST 499Individualized Instruction
AST 592Research
GLG 592Research
GLG 599Thesis
GLG 692Research
SES 692Research
AST 692Research
PHY 792Research
GLG 792Research
AST 792Research
SES 792Research
SES 799Dissertation
GLG 799Dissertation
AST 799Dissertation
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
SES 350Eng Syst & Exper Problem Solv
PHY 495Project Research
GLG 592Research
GLG 599Thesis
AST 692Research
GLG 692Research
GLG 792Research
AST 792Research
PHY 792Research
AST 799Dissertation
GLG 799Dissertation
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
AST 111Intro/Solar Systems Astronomy
AST 113Astronomy Laboratory I
GLG 592Research
AST 692Research
PHY 792Research
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
PHY 495Project Research
AST 533Galaxies and Cosmology III
GLG 592Research
AST 592Research
GLG 599Thesis
GLG 692Research
AST 692Research
PHY 792Research
GLG 792Research
AST 792Research
AST 799Dissertation
GLG 799Dissertation
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
SES 350Eng Syst & Exper Problem Solv
PHY 495Project Research
PHY 792Research
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