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J. Bauer - Biography

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James "Gerbs" Bauer is a graduate student at the University of Hawaii's Institute for Astronomy in Manoa. Gerbs arrived at the IfA in 1996 after receiving a M.S. degree from SUNY Stonybrook. Gerbs received his BS from MIT in 1991. He recieved a second Masters at the UH in 1999 and is currently working on his PhD dissertation Dynamical, Physical, and Evolutionary Relationships of Outer Solar System Bodies with Dr. K. J. Meech. His goal is to search for activity in small bodies in the outer solar system which are migrating in from the Kuiper Belt, to better understand the history of the early solar system. His thesis work involves a large amount of observing using the telescopes on Mauna Kea and in Chile. He is a part of the planetary group at the Institute for Astronomy.

In his free time, Gerbs enjoys surfing and hiking.


Last Updated on January 30, 2000

Karen Meech, Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii
meech@.ifa.hawaii.edu