Dr. Michael Rutkowski, Associate Professor of Astronomy

PhD | Faculty

Address: Office: N158 Trafton Science Center
Phone: 507-389-1024
Email: michael.rutkowski@mnsu.edu

EDUCATION

  • 2013 Ph.D., Astrophysics, Arizona State University
  • 2010 M.S., Astrophysics, Arizona State University
  • 2007 B.S. Physics, Mathematics, Hampden Sydney College 

COURSES TAUGHT AT MNSU

  • AST 101,102 - Introduction to Astronomy, Introduction to the Planets
  • AST 115 - Life in the Universe
  • AST 125 - Observational Astronomy
  • AST 215 - Astrophysics I
  • AST 225 - Astrophysics II
  • AST 351 - Telescope Operations
  • AST 493 - Undergraduate Research
  • AST 495/595 - Astronomy in the US Southwest

Research/Interests

  • Dwarf star-forming and emission-line galaxies
  • Reionization and feedback processes in low-redshift star-forming galaxies
  • Dust formation and evolution in star-forming galaxies
  • Evolution of massive, quiescent galaxies
  • UV and space-based astrophysics from large surveys

PUblications

A full publication listing and citations metrics can be found at the NASA/ADS service available here

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