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“Tidal Synchronization and Heating in Compact White Dwarf Binaries”, TAC Seminar,. University of California at Berkeley, 5 November 2012. “Dynamical Tides ...

Jim Fuller Curriculum Vitae ______________________________________________________________________________ CONTACT: Department of Astronomy Phone: (720) 840-9559 617 Space Sciences Building E-mail: [email protected] Cornell University Web: http://astro.cornell.edu/~derg/ Ithaca, NY 14853 ______________________________________________________________________________ RESEARCH INTERESTS: I am interested in theoretical astrophysics, especially tidal interactions in stellar and exoplanetary systems. Related interests include binary stellar evolution, astrophysical fluid dynamics, stellar and planetary modeling, and asteroseismology. ______________________________________________________________________________ EDUCATION: Ph.D., 2013 (expected)

Cornell University

M.S., 2011 B.A., 2008

Cornell University Whitman College

Astronomy and Space Sciences Minor Field: Physics Ph.D. Advisor: Professor Dong Lai Astronomy and Space Sciences Physics-Astronomy

______________________________________________________________________________ RESEARCH EXPERIENCE: 20112011 2009-2011 2008-2009 2007-2008

NASA Earth and Space Sciences Fellow Cornell University Graduate Fellow Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics Research Assistant Cornell University First Year Graduate Fellow Cornell University Undergraduate Researcher High Altitude Observatory

______________________________________________________________________________ AWARDS AND HONORS: 2012, Astronomical Society of New York Graduate Student Prize 2012, Cranson W. and Edna B. Shelley Award for Outstanding Research, Cornell University 2007, Outstanding REU Research Award, Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado

______________________________________________________________________________ GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS: 2012, Travel grant to attend Sagan Summer Workshop on “Working with Exoplanet Light Curves”, California Institute of Technology 2012, Co-Investigator on Kepler GO proposal, “Heartbeat Stars: A New Class of Binary System with Extreme Periastron Brightenings and Tidally Excited Modes” (11-KEPLER11-0056) 2011, Graduate Fellowship, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics 2011, NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship 2008, First Year Graduate Fellowship, Department of Astronomy, Cornell University 2004, William O. Douglas Fellowship, Whitman College ______________________________________________________________________________ SELECTED TALKS AND PRESENTATIONS: “Tidal Synchronization and Heating in Compact White Dwarf Binaries”, TAC Seminar, University of California at Berkeley, 5 November 2012 “Dynamical Tides in Compact White Dwarf Binaries: Tidal Synchronization and Dissipation”, Astronomical Society of New York Meeting, 20 October 2012 “Tidal Synchronization and Heating in Compact White Dwarf Binaries”, ITC Seminar, Harvard/CfA, 11 September 2012 “Dynamical Tides in Eccentric Binaries and Tidally-Excited Stellar Pulsations in KEPLER KOI54”, Kepler Conference, 8 December 2011 “Dynamical Tides in Compact White Dwarf Binary Systems”, TASC Conference, KITP, November 2011 “Dynamical Tides in Eccentric Binaries and Tidally-Excited Stellar Pulsations in KEPLER KOI54”, KITP Asteroseismology Conference, KITP, 28 October 2011 “Dynamical Tides in Compact White Dwarf Binaries: Tidal Synchronization and Dissipation”, TAPIR Seminar, California Institute of Technology, 7 October 2011 “Observing the Unobservable: Modeling Coronal Cavity Density Profiles”, Poster Session, AGU Spring Meeting, May 2008 _____________________________________________________________________________ TEACHING EXPERIENCE: 2012, Guest Lecturer, Introduction to Astrophysics and Space Sciences, Cornell University 2010-2011, Teaching Assistant, Astronomy 102, Cornell University 2009-2010, Teaching Assistant, Astronomy 101, Cornell University 2009, Completed course “Teaching and Learning Physics”, Cornell University 2006-2008, Teaching Assistant, Astronomy 177/178/179, Whitman College

______________________________________________________________________________ REFEREED PUBLICATIONS: Fuller, J., and Lai, D., 2012, “Dynamical Tides in Compact White Dwarf Binaries: Helium Core White Dwarfs, Tidal Heating, and Observational Signatures”, submitted to MNRAS, arXiv:1211.0624 Fuller, J., Derekas, A., Borkovits, T., Huber, D., Bedding, T., and Kiss, L., 2012, “Tidally Induced Oscillations and Orbital Decay in Compact Triple Star Systems”, submitted to MNRAS Fuller, J., and Lai, D., “Tidal Novae in Compact Binary White Dwarfs”, ApJL, 756, 17 Fuller, J., and Lai, D., 2012, “Dynamical Tides in Compact White Dwarf Binaries: Tidal Synchronization and Dissipation”, MNRAS, 421, 426 Fuller, J., and Lai, D., 2012, “Dynamical Tides in Eccentric Binaries and Tidally-Excited Stellar Pulsations in KEPLER KOI-54”, MNRAS, 420, 3126 Fuller, J., and Lai, D., 2011, “Tidal Excitation of Oscillation Modes in Compact White Dwarf Binaries: I. Linear Theory", MNRAS, 412, 1331 Fuller, J., and Gibson, S., 2009, “A Survey of Coronal Cavity Density Profiles”, ApJ, 700, 1205 Fuller, J., Gibson, S., de Toma, G., and Fan, Y., 2008, “Observing the Unobservable? Modeling Coronal Cavity Densities”, ApJ, 678, 515

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