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Home > People > Faculty > Brian C. Chaboyer

Brian C. Chaboyer

Professor of Physics and Astronomy

Education

  • Yale University: Ph.D., Astronomy 1993
  • Yale University: M.Phil, Astronomy 1991
  • Queen's University: M.S. 1989
  • University of Manitoba: B.S. (Honours, First Class, Physics) 1987

Experience

  • 2008 - present: Professor, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Dartmouth College
  • 2003 - 2008: Associate Professor, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Dartmouth College
  • 1998 - 2002: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Dartmouth College
  • 1996 - 1998: Hubble Fellow, Steward Observatory, University of Arizona
  • 1993 - 1996: Postdoctoral Fellow, Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics
  • 1990 - Summer Fellow, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Honors and Awards

  • Cottrell Scholar, Research Corporation
  • Dirk Brouwer Prize in Astronomy, Yale University
  • Myers Faculty Fellowship
  • Cheheyl Fellowship for the Application of Technology in Teaching and in Learning
  • Junior Faculty Fellowship, Dartmouth College

Memberships

  • American Astronomical Society
  • International Astronomical Union

Contact Information

Research Interests (see my web page)

Stellar populations and stellar evolution.

Selected Recent Publications

"An Oosterhoff Analysis of the Galactic Bulge Field RR Lyrae Stars: Implications on Their Absolute Magnitudes" Kunder, A. & Chaboyer, B. 2009, Astronomical Journal 138, 1284-1291.
"Distance to the Sagittarius Dwarf Galaxy Using Macho Project RR Lyrae Stars" Kunder, A. & Chaboyer, B. 2009, Astronomical Journal 137, 4478-4486.
"The ACS Survey of Galactic Globular Clusters. VII. Relative Ages" Marin-Franch, A., ... Chaboyer, B.\ and 14 colleagues 2009, Astrophysical Journal 694, 1498-1516.
"Stellar Population Models and Individual Element Abundances. II. Stellar Spectra and Integrated Light Models" Lee, H.-C., Worthey, G., Dotter, A., Chaboyer, B., Jevremovic, D., Baron, E., Briley, M.M., Ferguson, J.W., Coelho, P., Trager, S.C. 2009, Astrophysical Journal 694, 902-923.
"The Dartmouth Stellar Evolution Database" Dotter, A., Chaboyer, B., Jevremovic, D., Kostov, V., Baron, E., Ferguson, J.W. 2008, Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series 178, 89-101.

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