Edward J. Kibblewhite
Professor, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics; Enrico Fermi Institute; and the College

Education: BA 1966 (Electrical Sciences) Cambridge, U.K., PhD (Astronomy) Cambridge, U.K.

Phone: (773) 702-8208
Location: TAAC 32
Email: edkoddjob.uchicago.edu

Affiliations: Senior Fellow, Computation Institute

Research
Publications: ADS | arXiv | inSPIRE

Research Fields:
Kibblewhite's research concentrates on developing new technologies to revolutionize optical/IR astronomy. His current interests include: adaptive opticsto achieve diffraction limited resolution from ground based telescopes, high power lasers for generating synthetic beacons for adaptive optics, the design of extremely large telescopes (> 30 meters) and optical/infra red interferometry from space and ground.

Graduate Students
Past Graduate Students: Fang Shi (1999); Michael F. Smutko (1998)

Teaching Courses
Past courses:
  • [ASTR 30600] Radiation Measurements in Astrophysics: 2013 - 2014 (Spring); 2011 - 2012 (Winter); 2010 - 2011 (Winter); 2009 - 2010 (Winter); 2008 - 2009 (Winter); 2007 - 2008 (Winter); 2006 - 2007 (Winter); 2005 - 2006 (Winter); 2004 - 2005 (Winter)
  • [ASTR 45000] Extreme Optics: 2012 - 2013 (Winter); 2011 - 2012 (Spring)
  • [ASTR 45100] High Resolution Imaging: 2004 - 2005 (Winter)
  • [ASTR 49900] Graduate Research Seminar: 2012 - 2013 (Winter)
  • [PHSC 11900] Stellar Astronomy and Astrophysics: 2006 - 2007 (Autumn)

Department Committees
Past Department Committees: