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Joseph Moody

Professor

Office: N484 ESC
Phone: (801) 422-4347
Cell: (801) 372-5484
Teaching Url: http://www.physics.byu.edu/faculty/moody
Email: jmoodybyu.edu

Winter 2020 Teaching Schedule

Physics 127 9:00a - 9:50a
9:00a - 9:50a
MW
Th
206
C465
MARB
ESC
Physics 127 9:00a - 9:50a
10:00a - 10:50a
MW
Th
206
C465
MARB
ESC
Physics 127 9:00a - 9:50a
9:00a - 9:50a
MW
F
206
C465
MARB
ESC
Physics 428 1:00p - 1:50p
MWF
C261
ESC
Physics 529 11:00a - 11:50a
MWF
C266
ESC

Office Hours

  • Thursday noon to 2:00 in N484 ESC

Meetings and Assignments


In Winter 2020 Dr. Moody's meetings will be:

  • Physics 127 MW 9-10:00 in 206 MARB
  • Physics 127 Th 9-10:00, 10-11:00 in Planetarium
  • Physics 127 F 9-10:00 in Planetarium
  • Physics 428 MWF 1-2:00 in C261 ESC
  • Physics 529 MWF 11-12:00 in C266 ESC
  • UARC Tuesday 3-4:00 
  • Astronomy gathering Th 11-12:00 in Planetarium
  • Physics 127 TA meeting W 5:00-5:30 N485 ESC meeting
  • ROVOR F 4:00-5:00


Professional Bio

  • PhD in Astronomy from the University of Michigan (Robert Kirshner advisor).
  • Post-doctoral researcher, The Institute for Astronomy at the University of New Mexico, Stephen Gregory and Jack Burns advisors. 
  • Assistant Professor, Weber State University. 
  • Full Professor BYU. On BYU faculty since 1990. 
  • Formerly department graduate coordinator, head of BYU astronomy group, head of physical science program, managing editor of the ASP Conference Series
  • Former member of the American Astronomical Society Publication Board 
  • Contributed to the discovery of galaxies in voids, type Ib supernovae, carbon stars.
  • Current research is on the character of galaxy voids in models and surveys and developing photometric redshift measure from specialized ramp filters.

 



Research

Specialty: Galaxy nuclear variability, remote observing, large-scale galaxy distribution

Research Website: http://rovor.byu.edu

Publications

Theses and Dissertations