Madeline Horn





Madeline L. Horn
School: #6937 * 1 Chapin Way * Northampton, MA * 01063
Home: 4 West 5 Street * Corning, NY * 14830

Smith College, Northampton, MA
Bachelor of Arts in Astronomy and Physics, expected May 2017
Overall GPA: 3.26/4.0
Physics GPA: 3.34/4.0
Astronomy: 3.54/4.0

Related Coursework:
Intro to Physics I and II (117 and 118)
Intro to Astronomy (111)
Calculus I (AP), II, III
Telescopes and Techniques (113)
Electronics (240)
Stellar Astronomy (224)
Mathematical Methods (210)
Modern Physics (215)
Astrophysical Black Holes (220)
Astrophysics I (228)
Classical Mechanics (317)
Experimental Physics (350)
Galaxies and Dark Matter (225)
Observational Astronomy (337)
Physics Pedagogy: Theory (300)

Other Coursework:
The Documentary Impulse
Ballet I and III
Renaissance and Reformation
William Faulkner

Equipment & Laboratory Skills:
Mathematica, MATLAB, 8-inch Celestron telescopes, CCD cameras, Python, IDL, LaTeX, Nebulosity, MaxIm DL, Excel, PowerPoint, Word

Work Experience:
Smith College Tutor and Teaching Assistant for the Astronomy department - Fall 2014 to present

Under Margaret G. Lysaght Thatcher, MS Astrophysics
Laboratory Instructor, Five College Astronomy Department, Smith College,

Astronomy/Physics REU at Texas Christian University - Summer 2015
Studying H-Alpha gas flowing out of the Large Magellanic Cloud Galaxy to see how much gas there is and how it will shape the future of the Milky Way Galaxy. Data comes from the Wisconsin H-Alpha Mapper Telescope.

I am attending the 227th American Astronomical Society Meeting to present a poster of my data from my summer REU.

Under Kat Barger, PhD
Assistant Professor, Astronomy and Physics Department, Texas Christian University,

Smith College Learning Assistant for the Physics Department 
	Physics 117 – Fall 2015 to Present

Under Doreen Weinberger, PhD
Associate Professor, Physics Department, Smith College,

Campus Leadership:
Smith College Alpine Ski Club Treasurer – 2013 - 2014
Smith College Alpine Ski Club President – 2014 – 2015