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Melodi  Rodrigue
Lecturer

Melodi Rodrigue

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Degrees

  • Ph.D., Physics 1998 University of Nevada, Reno
  • M.S., Physics 1994 University of Nevada, Reno
  • B.S., Physics 1987 University of Nevada, Reno

Professional Experience

  • 2006-Present Lecturer, Department of Physics, University of Nevada, Reno
  • 2004-2006 Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Nevada, Reno
  • 1998-2004 Part-time instructor, University of Nevada, Reno
  • 1994-2002 Instructor, Truckee Meadows Community College
  • 1990-1995 Teaching Assistant, University of Nevada, Reno

Professional Awards

  • Distinguished Teaching Assistant, 1993
  • NASA Research Fellow, 1992-1996

Research Interests

  • Science education K - 12, classroom technology, space mission research facilities, interacting galaxy research, Brown Dwarf and extra-solar planets

Publications

  • Bennum, D., Rodrigue, M., Schultz, A.B., Marshell, P., et al From the Stars to the Classroom AAPT National Summer Meeting, 2004.
  • Rodrigue, M., Schultz, A., Thompson, J., Colegrove, T., Spight, L., Disanti, M., Fink, U., Grundy, W., Fricke, K., Papaderos, P., "A Multi- Wavelength Investigation of the Merging Galaxy HCG 95c  1995 A.J., 109, 2362.
  • Bennum, D., Rodrigue, M., Colegrove, T., Martin, B., Rogers, P., Schultz, A., 1995. "Enhancement of K-12 and Undergraduate College Student Science Education using Small Telescope Facilities", B.A.A.S. 26, 1313.
  • Rodrigue, M., Rogers, P., Colegrove, T., Thompson, J., Schultz, A., Sulentic, J., Borne, K., Spight, L., 1995. IUE Spectra for Selected Compact Group Galaxies", B.A.A.S. 26,1431.
  • Rodrigue, M., 1993-1995. "Evaluation and Grading in the Science Lab", Orientation for New Teaching Assistants - University of Nevada, Reno.
  • Rodrigue, M., Thompson, J., Colegrove, T., Schultz, A., Disanti, M., Fink, U., Grundy, W., 1993. IUE Observations of HCG 95c", B.A.A.S. 24, 1172.
  • Schultz, A., Rodrigue, M., Colegrove, T., 1993. "HCG 95c: Spectra of an Interacting Galaxy", B.A.A.S. 24, 1193.
  • Rodrigue, M., Thompson, J., Colegrove, T., Schultz, A., Disanti, M., Fink, U., Grundy, W., 1993. "Longslit Spectra of HCG95c: Evidence of H ll Regions", B.A.A.S. 25, 801.
  • Schultz, A., Spight, L., Rodrigue, M.., Colegrove, T.., Disanti, M.., 1991. "IUE Spectra of the Ring Galaxy Arp 147 ", B.A.A.S. 23, 953.
  • Rodrigue, M., Colegrove, T., Kliwer, J., Schultz, A., 1991. "CCD Photometry of the Compact Galaxy Group Arp 150, B.A.A.S. 23, 953.
  • Schultz, A.B., Lyon, R.G., Kochte, M., Fraquelli, D.A., Bruhweiler, F., Jordan, J.E., Carpenter, K.G., DiSanti, M.A., Miskey, C., Rodrigue, M., Fadali, M.S., Skelton, D., Hart, H.M., Cheng, K.-P.,2003. Imaging terrestrial planets with a free-flying occulter and space telescope: an optical simulation, Proceedings of SPIE, 5170.
  • Schultz, A.B., Jordan, I., Hart, H.M., Bruhweiler, D.A., Fraquelli, D.A., Hamilton, F.C., Hershey, J., Kochte, M., DiSanti, M.A., Miskey, C.L., Chen, K.P., Rodrigue, M., Johnson, B., and Fadali, S., 2000, Imaging Planets About Other Stars with UMBRAS II, Infrared Spaceborne Remote Sensing VIII, M. Strojnik, B. Andersen, eds. Proceedings of SPIE, 4131.
  • Schultz, A.B., Schroeder, D.J., Jordan, I., Bruhweiler, F., DiSanti, M.A., Hart, H.M., Hamilton, F.C., Hershey, J., Kochte, M., Miskey, C.L., Cheng, K.P., Rodrigue, M., Johnson, B., and Fadali, S., 1999, Imaging Planets About other Stars with UMBRAS, Infrared Spaceborne Sensing VII, M. Strojnik, B. Andersen, eds. Proceedings of SPIE, 3759.
  • Schultz, A.B., Jordan, I., Kochte, M., Fraquelli, D.A., Bruhweiler, F., Hollis, J.M., Carpenter, K.G., Lyon, R.G., DiSanti, M.A., Miskey, C.L., Leitner, J., Burns, R.D., Starin, S.R., Rodrigue, M., Fadali, S., Skelton, D., Hart, H.M., Hamilton, F.C., and Cheng, K.P., 2002, UMBRAS: A Matched Occulter and Telescope for Imaging Extrasolar Planets, High Contrast Imaging for Exo-Planet Detection, A.B. Schultz, R.G. Lyons, eds. Proceedings of SPIE, 4860.

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