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Rast, Mark Peter Professor


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  • Research interests include theory and modeling of solar and stellar convective dynamics and scale selection, turbulent transport, the excitation of solar and stellar oscillations, and the origin of solar/stellar irradiance variations. Served as instrument scientist for the Precision Solar Photometric Telescope (PSPT) at Mauna Loa Solar Observatory (MLSO) over its period of operation from 1999 to 2015, and maintains the resulting archival data set. Is currently chair of the Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope (DKIST) Science Working Group.


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courses taught

  • ASTR 1040 Accelerated Introductory Astronomy 2 (Spring 2019)
  • ASTR 8990 Doctoral Dissertation (Spring 2019)
  • ASTR 5540 Mathematical Methods (Fall 2018)
  • ASTR 8990 Doctoral Dissertation (Fall 2018)
  • ATOC 5540 Mathematical Methods (Fall 2018)
  • ASTR 3760 Solar and Space Physics (Spring 2018)
  • ASTR 7500 Special Topics in Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences (Spring 2018)
  • ASTR 8990 Doctoral Dissertation (Spring 2018)


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