Ted Dunham, Astronomer
Ted is in charge of developing improved instrument capability. Since joining Lowell in February 1996, he has overseen the construction and commissioning of a several new CCD cameras and an automated telescope; he also planned and oversaw the construction of a new instrument lab. He is currently working on an instrument for observing occultations with SOFIA (Stratospheric Observatory For Infrared Astronomy).
Ted is a co-investigator on the Kepler mission, a NASA Discovery class mission designed to detect extrasolar terrestrial planets using transit photometry.