20141203 JLH Bruce Hrivnak-005Professor of Physics and Astronomy

Neils Science Center 140
219.464.5379
bruce.hrivnak@valpo.edu
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Education

Ph.D. in astronomy and astrophysics — University of Pennsylvania (1980)
B.A. in physics — University of Pennsylvania (1971)

Biography

Bruce Hrivnak’s research focuses on:

Light and velocity variability in proto-planetary nebulae

Mid-IR spectroscopy of evolved stars in the Milky Way Galaxy and in the Large Magellanic Clouds

Using H2 to probe the nebular structure in proto-planetary nebulae

Interests

Multi-wavelength observational studies of evolved stars

Photometry and spectroscopy of binary star systems

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