Intro

The MAST Users Group (MUG) provides essential user perspectives on archive operations and development, including suggesting priorities for short and long term operational and scientific enhancements to the archive. Previous MUG meeting agendas and presentations can be found on the Classic site.

October 2020

2020 MUG Report
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  • Tabetha Boyajian (Co-chair) Louisiana State University
  • John O’Meara (Co-chair) Keck Telescopes
  • Karin Sandstrom University of California San Diego
  • Ben Montet University of New South Wales
  • Brian Nord Fermilab / Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics
  • Meg Schwamb Queen’s University Belfast
 

Past MAST Users Group Members, Presentations, and Reports

February 2019

2019 MUG Report
  • Knut Olsen (Chair) NOAO
  • Tabetha Boyajian LSU
  • Martha Boyer STScI
  • Ben Montet U. of Chicago
  • Karin Sandstrom UC San Diego
  • John O'Meara Keck Observatory, absent

January 2018

2018 MUG Report
  • Dan Foreman-Mackey (Chair) Center for Computational Astrophysics
  • Tabetha Boyajian LSU
  • Martha Boyer STScI
  • Knut Olsen NOAO
  • John O'Meara St. Michaels - Vermont
  • Dan Weisz UC Berkeley

December 2016

Dec 2016 MUG Report
  • Todd Tripp (Chair) U. of Massachusetts
  • Martha Boyer STScI
  • Steve Howell NASA/Ames K2 Project Scientist
  • Dan Foreman-Mackey Sagan fellow at U. of Washington
  • Knut Olsen NOAO
  • Dan Weisz UC Berkeley
  • Gail Zasowski STScI - Lasker Data Science Research Fellow

January 2016

Jan 2016 MUG Report
  • Sarbani Basu (Chair) Yale University
  • Dan Foreman-Mackey Sagan fellow at U. of Washington
  • Cynthia Froning U. of Texas at Austin
  • Mariska Kriek UC Berkeley
  • Letizia Stanghellini NOAO
  • Todd Tripp University of Massachusetts

December 2014

2014 MUG Report
  • Guy Stringfellow (Chair) U. of Colorado
  • Sarbani Basu Yale University
  • Cynthia Froning U. of Texas at Austin
  • Timothy Hamilton Shawnee University
  • Letizia Stanghellini NOAO
  • Todd Tripp U. Mass

November 2013

2013 MUG Report
  • Guy Stringfellow (Chair) U. of Colorado
  • Sarbani Basu Yale University
  • Ed Fitzpatrick Villanova
  • Suvi Gezari UMD
  • Timothy Hamilton Shawnee University
  • Letizia Stanghellini NOAO

November 2012

2012 MUG Report
  • Megan Donahue (Chair) Michigan State
  • Jay Anderson STScI
  • Ed Fitzpatrick Villanova
  • Suvi Gezari UMD
  • Timothy Hamilton Shawnee University
  • Guy Stringfellow U. of Colorado

September 2011

2011 MUG Report
  • Steve Howell (Chair) NOAO
  • Jay Anderson STScI
  • Mike Crenshaw Georgia State
  • Megan Donahue Michigan State
  • Casey Papovich Texas A&M
  • Ben Williams Washington

July 2010

2010 MUG Report
  • Steve Howell (Chair) NOAO
  • Jay Anderson STScI
  • Mike Crenshaw Georgia State
  • Casey Papovich Texas A&M
  • Evgenya Shkolnik CIW
  • Ben Williams Washington

July 2009

2009 MUG Report
  • Steve Howell (Chair) NOAO
  • Mike Crenshaw Georiga State
  • Duília de Mello GSFC/JHU
  • Casey Papovich Texas A&M
  • Evgenya Shkolnik CIW
  • Ben Williams Washington

July 2008

2008 MUG Report
  • Leonidas Moustakas (Chair) JPL/Caltech
  • Christine Chen STScI
  • Duília de Mello GSFC/JHU
  • Steve Howell NOAO
  • Casey Papovich Texas A&M
  • Richard Wade Penn State

June 2007

2007 MUG Report
  • Leonidas Moustakas (Chair) JPL/Caltech
  • Christine Chen NOAO
  • Duília de Mello GSFC/JHU
  • Jeff Newman LBNL Berkeley
  • Sandyha Rao U. of Pittsburgh
  • Richard Wade Penn State

April 2006

  • Ann Zabludoff (Chair) U. Arizona
  • Anton Koekemoer STScI
  • Leonidas Moustakas JPL/Caltech
  • Jeff Newman LBNL Berkeley
  • Sandyha Rao U. of Pittsburgh
  • Aki Roberge GSFC
  • Richard Wade Penn State

February 2005

2005 MUG Report
  • Ann Zabludoff (Chair) U. Arizona
  • Tom Ayres U. Colorado
  • Anton Koekemoer STScI
  • Jeff Newman LBNL Berkeley
  • Sandhya Rao University of Pittsburgh
  • Aki Roberge Carnegie Institution of Washington

October 2003

2003 MUG Report
  • Tom Ayres (Chair) U. Colorado
  • Luciana Bianchi JHU
  • Aki Roberge Carnegie Institution of Washington
  • Edward Sion Villanova
  • Paula Szkody U. Washington
  • Ann Zabludoff U. Arizona

October 2001 & 2002

2001 MUG Report2002 MUG Report
  • Tom Ayres (Chair) U. of Colorado
  • Luciana Bianchi JHU
  • Jane Charlton Penn State University
  • Andy Fruchter STScI
  • Bob Nichol Carnegie Mellon
  • Paula Szkody U. Washington