Welcome to the Astronomy Department at Berkeley


Welcome to the Astronomy Department at Berkeley! We wish you all the best insettling in here and hope your time with us will be productive!
We have put together this website for everyone to view and to introduce themselves to all of our new incoming Grads and Faculty for 2008.


1. What's your name?

Jesse Leaman

2. Where were you working most recently?

NASA Ames Research Center

3. Are you here as a student, postdoc, faculty member, researcher,
admin, or in some other capacity?

NASA postdoc/ visiting scholar

4. Are you working closely with a particular group (CIPS, RAL, TAC,
...) and / or on a particular fellowship (Miller, Einstein, NSF, ...)?

Lick Observatory Supernova Search

5. If you're a student or postdoc, who is your faculty mentor? If
you're faculty or staff, is there someone with whom you'll be working
closely?

Alex Filippenko

6. Which office are you sitting in?

619

7. Tell us (in 2 or 3 sentences) a little about what you'll be
working on at Berkeley.

Completed and published  2 follow-up projects that were the result of my
dissertation research.  supernova rates will be presented for not only the
standard supernova types, but even extraordinary transient events not
necessarily associated with conventional supernova explosions.

8. Anything else (in 2 or 3 sentences) you'd like to tell us about
yourself, your interests, your family, etc.?

I like to put together different(invent) adaptive devices for people in
motorized wheelchairs.