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Research interests:

Below are listed the research activities of the NOT staff.
The instrument responsibilities are given in details in the Overview of instrumentation.

Staff
Name Post Publications
Thomas
Augusteijn
Director - Head of Operations ADS
Research interest: Cataclysmic variables, low-mass X-ray binaries, (population studies of) detached white dwarf - red dwarf binaries. I am also involved in the optical follow-up of Gamma-ray bursts.
Instrumental expertise: Optical and Infrared imaging, low-resolution optical spectroscopy
Instrumentation responsibilities: Optical imaging with ALFOSC, MOSCA and StanCam, Infrared imaging with NOTCam, Optical spectroscopy with ALFOSC
Graham
Cox
Senior Electronics Engineer ADS
Research interest: Instrumentation development, High Resolution Imaging
Instrumental expertise: Detectors
Anlaug Amanda Djupvik Senior Staff astronomer ADS
Research interest: Star formation, young stellar clusters, and the stellar Initial Mass Function.
Instrumental expertise: Infrared imaging and spectroscopy.
Instrumentation responsibilities: NIR imaging and spectroscopy with NOTCam. ALFOSC polarimetry. Turpol.
Tapio
Pursimo
Staff astronomer ADS
Research interest: Quasars: photometry, polarimetry and low resolution spectroscopy
Instrumental expertise: Optical imaging and polarimetry
Instrumentation responsibilities: ALFOSC, MOSCA, StanCam imaging, ALFOSC polarimetry
Peter
Sorensen
Software Specialist ADS
Research interest: Planetary nebulae
John
Telting
Senior Staff astronomer ADS
Research interest: Evolution and structure of hot stars; in particular observational asteroseismology and binary evolution
Instrumental expertise: Spectroscopy
Instrumentation responsibilities: FIES, ALFOSC spectroscopy, and NOTCAM spectroscopy
Students
Name Post Home institute Publications
Zuri
Gray
PhD student Armagh Observatory and Planetarium (AOP)
University College London (UCL)
ADS
Research interest: Small bodies of the Solar System, polarimetry
Julie Thiim
Gadeberg
Postgrad Aarhus University ADS
Research interest: Blue straggler stars and galactic archaeology
Niilo
Koivisto
Postgrad University of Turku ADS
Research interest: Core-collapse supernovae, type IIb SNe
María Alejandra
Díaz Teodori
PHD student University of Turku ADS
Research interest: Neutron stars, X-ray bursts, pre-main sequence stars
Mikael
Turkki
MSc student University of Helsinki ADS
Research interest: Near-Earth asteroids, asteroid polarimetry
Alba
Casasbuenas Corral
PhD student Universidad de La Laguna ADS
Research interest: Massive stars in the Milky Way, quantitative spectroscopy of B-type stars.

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