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Michael Reed - Missouri State University. Springfield, MO, US

Michael Reed Michael Reed

Professor, Physics, Astronomy and Materials Science | Missouri State University

Springfield, MO, UNITED STATES

Dr. Reed's research focuses on asteroseismology, binary stars and extrasolar planets.

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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

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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.

Industry Expertise (2)

Education/Learning Research

Areas of Expertise (4)

Binary Stars Compact Evolved Stars Extrasolar Planets Asteroseismology

Accomplishments (6)

Foundation Research Award, Missouri State University (professional)

2014

Excellence in Teaching Award (professional)

Department of Physics, Astronomy & Materials Science, Missouri State University, 2010

Excellence in Research Award (professional)

Department of Physics, Astronomy & Materials Science, Missouri State University, 2007

Foundation Research Award, Missouri State University (professional)

2007

Excellence in Teaching Award, College of Natural and Applied Science, Missouri State University (professional)

2005

Excellence in Research Award, College of Natural and Applied Science, Missouri State University (professional)

2004

Education (2)

Iowa State University: Ph.D., Astrophysics 2001

University of Washington: B.S., Physics and Astronomy 1995

Affiliations (1)

  • Kepler Satellite Asteroseismology Consortium

Minds-Eye (1)

That rings a bell: Professor studies stars’ vibrations using space telescope

With help from funding through NASA and the National Science Foundation (NSF), Reed is currently studying how stars vibrate with help from NASA’s Kepler spacecraft.

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