Dr. Russel J. White

Department of Physics & Astronomy
Center for High Angular Resolution Astronomy
Georgia State University

Russel White - Principal Investigator
Russel is a professor in the Department of Physics & Astronomy and Center for High Angular Resolution Astronomy (CHARA) at Georgia State University. He leads the Young Stars and Planets Research group. We don't have an acronym.

Undergraduate Students

Wyatt Flynn (Graduated May 2018!)
Wyatt is pretty awesome

Graduate Students

Justin Cantrell
Justin is pretty awesome
Alexandra Yep
Alexandra is pretty awesome
Azmain Nisak
Azmain is pretty awesome


  • Nicole Cabrera Salazar (Ph.D. in Astronomy, 2016). Now a consultant and advocate for diversity in the sciences
  • Jeremy Jones (Ph.D. in Astronomy, 2016). Now the Data Scientist for the CHARA Array
  • Sam Quinn (Ph.D. in Astronomy, 2016). Now a postdoctoral researcher at Harvard University
  • Cassy Smith (formerly Davison) (Ph.D. in Astronomy, 2015). Now a Woodrow Wilson Fellow teaching high school in Franklin County
  • J. Rob Parks (Ph.D. in Astronomy 2014). Now a lecturer at Louisiana State University.
  • Robert Moore (M.S. in Astronomy 2012). Now a graduate student at Case Western Reserve University.
  • Angelle Tanner (Postdoctoral Researcher, 2010-2012). Now an Associate Professor at Mississippi State University
  • Kyle McCarthy (B.S. in Astronomy 2011). Earned a Ph.D. in Astronomy from the University of Kentucky (2014)
  • Jeb Bailey (B.S. in Physics, 2008; M.S. in Physics, 2009 at UAHuntsville). Earned a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan and is now a postdoctoral researcher in Leiden