BJ

Bradley Johnson

Assistant Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Astronomy
Office location and address
530 McCormick Rd
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
VSGC Fellowship for Shroyer
Source: Virginia Space Grant Consortium
August 15, 2022 – August 14, 2023
An Upgraded KID Camera for Long-Range Imaging Through Optical Obscurants
Source: California Institute of Technology
April 01, 2020 – October 31, 2022
Collaborative Research: Scalable Kilo-Pixel Detector Modules Based on Polarization Sensitive Multi-Chroic Aluminum Manganese MKIDs
Source: U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF)
January 10, 2020 – May 31, 2022
An Upgraded KID Camera for Long-Range Imaging Through Optical Obscurants
Source: California Institute of Technology
April 01, 2020 – June 30, 2021
Readout of Single Photon Cryogenic Array Detectors via Energy Efficient Digital Means
Source: Hypres, Inc.
June 01, 2020 – May 31, 2021
ASTR 1220: Introduction to Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe
Credits: 3
A study of stars, star formation, and evolution primarily for non-science majors. Topics include light, atoms, and modern observing technologies; origin of the chemical elements; supernovae, pulsars, neutron stars, and black holes; structure and evolution of our galaxy; nature of other galaxies; active galaxies and quasars; expanding universe, cosmology, the big bang, and the early universe.
ASTR 2120: Introduction to Astrophysics II
Credits: 3
Primarily for science majors. A thorough discussion of the basic concepts and methods of solar system, stellar, galactic, and extragalactic astronomy and astrophysics with an emphasis on physical principles. Prerequisite/corequisite: ASTR 2110, MATH 1210 or 1310, PHYS 1420 or 1425, or instructor permission; ASTR 2110 and 2120 form a sequence and should be taken in that order.
ASTR 4998: Senior Thesis
Credits: 3
May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
ASTR 9995: Supervised Research
Credits: 1–12
Under supervision, the student undertakes or assists with a current research problem. This course may be repeated for credit.
ASTR 9999: Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral dissertation, taken under the supervision of a dissertation director.