Joseph Moody

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Joseph Moody

Joseph Moody

Retired Professor


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  • Retired


Specialty: Galaxy nuclear variability, remote observing, large-scale galaxy distribution

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Professional Bio

  • PhD in Astronomy from the University of Michigan (Robert Kirshner advisor).
  • Post-doctoral researcher, The Institute for Astronomy at the University of New Mexico, Stephen Gregory and Jack Burns advisors. 
  • Assistant Professor, Weber State University. 
  • Full Professor BYU. On BYU faculty since 1990. 
  • Formerly department graduate coordinator, head of BYU astronomy group, head of physical science program, managing editor of the ASP Conference Series
  • Former member of the American Astronomical Society Publication Board 
  • Contributed to the discovery of galaxies in voids, type Ib supernovae, carbon stars.
  • Current research is on the character of galaxy voids in models and surveys and developing photometric redshift measure from specialized ramp filters.