Dr. Michael D. Reed



Department

Physics Astronomy and Materials Sci

Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Physics Astronomy and Materials Sci
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897

Biography

Dr. Michael Reed has two main research interests: pulsating stars and extrasolar planets. He's a member of a team that discovered a planet orbiting an evolved star.


Details

Education

  • Ph.D. in Astrophysics, 2001, Iowa State University
  • B.S. in Physics and Astronomy, 1995, University of Washington

 

Research and professional interests

  • Astroseismology
  • Binary stars
  • Compact evolved stars
  • Extrasolar planets

Awards and honors

  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Department of Physics, Astronomy & Materials Science, Missouri State University, 2010
  • Excellence in Research Award, Department of Physics, Astronomy & Materials Science, Missouri State University, 2007
  • Foundation Research Award, Missouri State University, 2007
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, College of Natural and Applied Science, Missouri State University, 2005
  • Excellence in Research Award, College of Natural and Applied Science, Missouri State University, 2004

Additional resources


Areas of Expertise

Science Education and literacy


Videos

Dr. Michael Reed - Academic Spotlight                                                               Dr. Michael Reed - Astroseismology Grant: Academic Spotlight                                        New research instrument shows colorful vibrations of stars                                          Maroon Minute: NASA Grant                                                                           New research instrument shows colorful vibrations of stars