sadun
Professor
Physics

Office: North Classroom 3809

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS

CHAIRMAN, UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO DENVER (1997-2003)

TENURED FULL PROFESSOR (1997-PRESENT)

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY

TENURED ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, AGNES SCOTT COLLEGE (1984 - 1997)

DIRECTOR, BRADLEY OBSERVATORY

HONORS

Who's Who in the World (1995, 1998-9, 2001-2, 2004-5, 2007), the South and Southwest (1997, 1994), in America (1987-8, 2001-4, 2007). Science and Engineering (1991, 1994-5, 1997-9, 2002-7), and Frontiers of Science and Technology (1987), American Education (2004-5).

Summer Faculty Fellow at Caltech/JPL (1987, 1988).

Review member for NASA Astrophysics Data Program (1993), IUE/EUVE Program (1993), and Astrophysics Theory Program (1994).

Member of scientific organizing committee for Blazars, Black Holes and Jets in Girona, Spain (1996).

Textbook reviewer for James Fix, Astronomy, Journal to the Cosmic Frontier (Mosby, 1995).

Textbook reviewer for Giambattista, Richardson, and Richardson, College Physics(McGraw Hill, 2003-4).

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

Lifetime member of Sigma Xi

Member of the International Astronomical Union (IAU)

Full member of the American Astronomical Society (AAS)

Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society (RAS)

The New YorkAcademy of Sciences (NYAS)

Associate member of the VERITAS Blazar Science Working Group

EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Physics at MIT, 1984.  Research under Professor Philip Morrison on the dynamic evolution of extragalactic jets, particularly the one in 3C 273.  

B.S. in Physics at MIT, 1977.  Broad curriculum in physics.  Bachelor's thesis in high energy astrophysics particularly in X-ray binaries; research under Professors Kenneth Brecher and Philip Morrison.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Furniss, A., et al.  First NUSTAR Observations of Mrk 501 within a Radio to TeV Multi-Instrument Campaign.  Astrophys. J. 812, 65 (2015).

Bhatta, G., et al.  Discovery of Highly Polarized Optical Microflare in Blazar S5 0716+714 During the 2014 WEBT Campaign.  Astrophys. J. 809, L27 (2015).

Raiteri, Claudia, et al.  The WEBT campaign on the BL Lac object PG 1553+113 in 2013.  Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 454, 353-367 (2015).

Aleksic, J., et al.  Unprecedented study of the Broadband Emission of Mrk 421 during Flaring Activity in March 2010.  Astron. & Astrophys578, 22 (2015).

 Aleksic, J., et al.  The 2009 multiwavelength campaign on Mrk 421:  Variability and correlation studies.  Astron. & Astrophys576, 126 (2015).

Aleksic, J., et al.  Multiwavelength Observations of Mrk 501 in 2008.  Astron. & Astrophys573, 50 (2015).

Aliu, E., et al.  Investigating Broadband Variability of the TeV Blazar 1ES 1959+650.  Astrophys. J. 797, 89 (2014).

Asadi-Zeydabadi, M., and Sadun, A. C.   How Can Non-relativistic Projectile Motion Remain So in the Relativistic Limit? Appl. Phys. Res. 6, 42-47 (2014).

Kiehlmann, S., et al.  Analyzing polarization swings in 3C 279.  Proc. EPJ Web of Conferences 6, 003 (2013).

Raiteri, C. M., et al.  The Awakening of BL Lacertae as observed by FermiSwift, and the GASP-WEBT.  Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc436, 1530-1545 (2013).

Asadi-Zeydabadi, M., and Sadun, A. C.   One-dimensional relativistic dynamics with scaling formalism. Euro. J. Phys. 33, 1-7 (2012).

COURSES TAUGHT

Most of the lecture course offered by a standard undergraduate curriculum in physics.