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Summary

  • 61 publications in refereed journals.
  • 61 accepted observing proposals as PI and author.
  • Over 1.7M research funding awarded.
  • Nine invited talks, 8 contributed talks, and 25 posters presented at international meetings and workshops
  • Over 30 invited colloquia and seminars presented
  • Scientific Organizing Committee for 4 international meetings
  • Average 90 – 125 citations per year (2001-2007)

Publications in Refereed Journals

  1. "A Self-Consistent NLTE-Spectra Synthesis Model of FeLoBAL QSOs", D. Casebeer, E. Baron, K. M. Leighly, D. Jevremovic, & D. Branch, accepted for publication in ApJ
  2. "The Intrinsically X-ray Weak Quasar PHL 1811. II. Optical and UV Spectra and Analysis", K. M. Leighly, J. P. Halpern, E. B. Jenkins, & D. Casebeer, ApJS, 137, 1 (2007)
  3. "The Intrinsically X-ray Weak Quasar PHL 1811: I. X-ray Observations and Spectral Energy Distribution", K. M. Leighly, J. P. Halpern, E. B. Jenkins, D. Grupe, J. Choi, & K. B. Prescott, ApJ, 663, 103 (2007)
  4. "An Update on the X-ray Transient Narrow-Line Seyfert 1 Galaxy WPVS 007: Swift Observations of UV Variability and Persistence of X-ray Faintness", Grupe, D., Schady, P., Leighly, K. M., Komossa, S., O'Brien, P. T., & Nousek, J. A., AJ, 133, 1988 (2007)
  5. "Hubble Space Telescope Ultraviolet Spectroscopy of 14 Low-Redshift Quasars", R. Ganguly, et al. (2007)
  6. "Swift Observations of the Highly X-ray Variable Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxy RX J0148.3-2758", D. Grupe, K. M. Leighly, S. Komossa, P. Schady, P. T. O'Brien, D. N. Burrows, & J. A. Nousek, AJ, 132, 1189 (2006)
  7. "Variability Study of the Seyfert 2 Galaxies with XMM-Newton", H. Awaki, H. Murakami, Y. Ogawa, & K. M. Leighly, ApJ, 645, 928 (2006)
  8. "The Soft X-ray AGN IRAS F12397+3333: Optical Spectropolarimetry & X-ray Ionized Absorbers", B. J. Wills, D. Grupe, K. M. Leighly, & H.-C. Thomas, submitted to ApJ
  9. “FUSE Observations of the Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxy RE 1034+39: Dependence of Broad Emission Line Strengths on the Shape of the Photoionizing Spectrum”, D. A. Casebeer, K. M. Leighly, & E. Baron, ApJ, 637, 157 (2006)
  10. “Fe II and Mg II in Luminous, Intermediate Redshift Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey”, K. M. Leighly & J. R. Moore, ApJ, 644, 748 (2006)  
  11. “A Variability Study of the Seyfert 2 Galaxy NGC 6300 with XMM-Newton'', H. Awaki, H. Murakami, K. M. Leighly, C. Matsumoto, K. Hayashida, & D. Grupe, ApJ, 632, 793 (2005)
  12. “Extreme X-ray Behavior in the Low-Luminosity Active Galactic Nucleus of NGC 4395'', E. Moran, M. Eracleous, K. M. Leighly, G. Chartas, A. V. Filippenko, L. C. Ho, & P. R. Blanco, AJ, 129, 2108 (2005)
  13. “An XMM-Newton Observation of a Seyfert 2 Galaxy NGC 6300: I. The Nucleus”, C. Matsumoto, A. Nava, L. A. Maddox, K. M. Leighly, D. Grupe, H. Awaki, & S. Ueno, ApJ, 617, 930 (2004)
  14. “Chandra Observations of the Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxy RX J2217.9-5941”, D. Grupe, K. M. Leighly, V. Buritz, P. Predehl,& S. Mathur, AJ, 128, 1524 (2004)
  15. “HST STIS Ultraviolet Spectral Evidence of Outflow in Extreme Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies: II. Modeling and Interpretation”, K. M. Leighly, ApJ, 611, 125 (2004)
  16. “HST STIS Ultraviolet Spectral Evidence of Outflow in Extreme Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies: I. Data and Analysis”, K. M. Leighly & J. R. Moore, ApJ, 611, 107 (2004)
  17. “A Complete Sample of Soft X-ray-Selected AGNs. I. The Data”, D. Grupe, B. J. Wills, K. M. Leighly, & H. Meusinger, AJ, 127, 156 (2004)
  18. “Follow-up HST/STIS Spectroscopy of Three Candidate Tidal Disruption Events”, S. Gezari, J. P. Halpern, S. Komossa, D. Grupe, & K. M. Leighly, ApJ, 292, 42 (2003)
  19. “A Study of a Complete Soft X-ray Selected Sample of AGN”, C. Matsumoto, J. R. Moore, K. M. Leighly, D. Grupe, & B. J. Wills, Advances in Space Research, 34, 2566 (2004)
  20. “A Chandra HETGS Observation of the Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxy Ark 564”, C. Matsumoto, K. M. Leighly, & H. L. Marshall, ApJ, 603, 456 (2004)
  21. “Absorption-Line Systems and Galaxies in Front of the Second Brightest Quasar, PHL 1811”, E. B. Jenkins, D. V. Bowen, T. T. Tripp, K. R. Sembach, K. M. Leighly, J. P. Halpern, & J. T. Lauroesch, AJ, 125, 2824 (2003)
  22. “An Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer Atlas of Seyfert Galaxy Light Curves: Search for Periodicity”, J. P. Halpern, K. M. Leighly, & H. L. Marshall, ApJ, 585, 665 (2003)
  23. “The Spectrum of the FeLoBAL Quasar FIRST J121442.3+280329: A Resonance-Scattering Interpretation”, D. B. Branch, K. M. Leighly, R. Thomas, & E. Baron, ApJ Letters, 578, 37 (2002
  24. “A 10-day ASCA Observation of the Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxy IRAS 13224-3809”, G. C. Dewangan, Th. Boller, K. P. Singh, & K. M. Leighly, A&A, 390, 65 (2002)
  25. “NGC 4151: An Intrinsically Average Seyfert 1”, A. A. Zdziarski, K. M. Leighly, M. Matsuoka, M. Cappi, & T. Mihara, ApJ, 573, 505 (2002)
  26. “PSR J2229+6114: Discovery of an Energetic Young Pulsar in the Error Box of the EGRET Source 3EG J2227+6122”, J. P. Halpern, F. Camilo, E. V. Gotthelf, D. J. Helfand, M. Kramer, A. G. Lyne, K. M. Leighly, & M. Eracleous, ApJL, 522, 125 (2001)
  27. “The First Observations of the Second Brightest Quasar”, K. M. Leighly, J. P. Halpern, D. J. Helfand, & R. H. Becker, AJ, 365, 400 (2001)
  28. “RX J2217.9-5941: A highly X-ray Variable Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxy”, D. Grupe, H.-C. Thomas, & K. M. Leighly, A&A, 369, 450 (2001)
  29. “The Environments of a Complete, Moderate-Redshift Sample of FIRST Bent-Double Radio Sources”, E. L. Blanton, M. D. Gregg, D. J. Helfand, R. H. Becker, & K. M. Leighly, AJ, 21, 2915 (2001)
  30. “BeppoSAX Observations of Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies: II. Ionized Iron Features in Arakelian 564”, A. Comastri, G. M. Stirpe, C. Vignali, W. N. Brandt, K. M. Leighly, F. Fiore, M. Guainazzi, G. Matt, F. Nicastro, E. M. Puchnarewicz, & A. Siemiginowska, A&A, 365, 400, (2001)
  31. “A Possible X-ray and Radio Counterpart of the High-Energy Gamma-ray Source 3EG J2227+6122”, J. P. Halpern, E. V. Gotthelf, K. M. Leighly, & D. J. Helfand, ApJ, 547, 323 (2001)
  32. “RXTE Observation of NGC 6240: a Search for the Obscured Active Nucleus”, Y. Ikebe, K. Leighly, Y. Tanaka, T. Nakagawa, Y. Terashima, & S. Komossa, MNRAS, 316, 433 (2000)
  33. “The enigmatic Soft X-ray AGN RX J0134.2-4258”, D. Grupe, K. M. Leighly, H.-C. Thomas, S. A. Laurent-Muehleisen, A&A, 356, 11 (2000)
  34. “A Comprehensive Spectral and Variability Study of Narrow-Line Seyfert 1 Galaxies Observed by ASCA: I. Observations and Time Series Analysis”, K. M. Leighly, ApJS, 125, 297 (1999)
  35. “A Comprehensive Spectral and Variability Study of Narrow-Line Seyfert 1 Galaxies Observed by ASCA: II. Spectral Analysis and Correlations”, K. M. Leighly, ApJS, 125, 317 (1999)
  36. “The X-ray Spectra and Spectral Variability of Intermediate-Type Seyfert Galaxies: ASCA Observations of NGC 4388 and ESO 103-G35”, K. Forster, K. M. Leighly, & L. E. Kay, ApJ, 523, 521 (1999)
  37. “RX J1624.9+7554: a new X-ray Transient AGN”, D. Grupe, H.-C. Thomas, & K. M. Leighly, A&A Letters, 350, 31 (1999)
  38. “An RXTE Observation of NGC 6300: A New Bright Compton Reflection-dominated Seyfert 2 Galaxy”, K. M. Leighly, J. P. Halpern, H. Awaki, M. Cappi, S. Ueno, & J. Siebert, ApJ, 522, 209 (1999)
  39. “A ASCA Observation of the Radio-Loud Narrow-Line Seyfert 1 Galaxy RBG J0044+193”, J. Siebert, K. M. Leighly, S. A. Laurent-Muehleisen, W. Brinkmann, Th. Boller, & M. Matsuoka, A&A, 348, 678 (1999)
  40. “X-ray Observations of the Seyfert Galaxy LB 1727 (1H 0419-577)”, T. Turner, I. M. George, D. Grupe, K. Nandra, R. A. Remillard, K. M. Leighly, H. L. Marshall, S. B. Kraemer, & D. M. Crenshaw, ApJ, 510, 178 (1999)
  41. “EUVE J0425.6-5714: A Newly Discovered AM Herculis Star”, J. P. Halpern, K. M. Leighly, H. L. Marshall, M. Eracleous, & T. Storchi-Bergmann, PASP, 110, 1394 (1998)
  42. “Steps Toward Determination of the Size and Structure of the Broad-Line Region in Active Galactic Nuclei. XIII. Ultraviolet Observations of the Broad-line Radio Galaxy 3C 390.3”, P. T. O'Brien, M. Dietrich, K. Leighly, et al. (48 authors) ApJ, 509, 1630, (1998)
  43. “1H 0419-577: a “two-state” soft X-ray Seyfert Galaxy”, M. Guainazzi, A. Comastri, G. M. Stirpe, W. N. Brandt, F. Fiore, K. M. Leighly, G. Matt, S. Molendi, E. M. Puchnarewicz, L. Piro, & A. Siemiginowska, A&A, 339, 327 (1998)
  44. “ASCA Observations of Two Steep Soft X-ray Quasars”, F. Fiore, G. Matt, M. Cappi, M. Elvis, K. M. Leighly, F. Nicastro, L. Piro, A. Siemiginowska, B. J. Wilkes, MNRAS, 298, 103 (1998)
  45. “X-ray Emission from a Radio Hotspot in 3C 390.3: Evidence for the Deflection of a Radio Jet by a Neighboring Galaxy”, D. E. Harris, K. M. Leighly & J. P. Leahy, ApJ Letters, 499, 149 (1998)
  46. “BeppoSAX Observations of Narrow-line Seyfert 1 galaxies. I. Ton S180”, A. Comastri, F. Fiore, M. Guainazzi, G. Matt, G. M. Stirpe, G. Zamorani, W. N. Brandt, K. M. Leighly, L. Piro, S. Molendi, A. N. Parmar, A. Siemiginowska, E. M. Puchnarewicz, A&A, 333, 31 (1998)
  47. “The Complex X-ray Spectrum of 3C 273: ASCA Observations”, M. Cappi, M. Matsuoka, C. Otani, & K. M. Leighly, PASJ, 50, 213 (1998)
  48. “Steps Toward Determination of the Size and Structure of the Broad-Line Region in Active Galactic Nuclei. XII. Ground-based Monitoring of 3C 390.3”, M. Dietrich et al. (58 authors), ApJS, 115, 185 (1998)
  49. “ASCA and ROSAT Observations of the Seyfert 1 Galaxy RX J0437.4-4711”, T. Wang, C. Otani, M. Matsuoka, M. Cappi, K. M. Leighly, & W. Brinkmann, MNRAS, 293, 397 (1998)
  50. “AGN Watch Continuum Monitoring of Radio-quiet and Radio-loud AGN”, P. T. O'Brien & K. M. Leighly, Advances in Space Research, 21, 670 (1998)
  51. “The Optical Polarization and Warm Absorber in IRAS 17020+4544”, K. M. Leighly, L. E. Kay, B. J. Wills, D. Wills, & D. Grupe, 1997, ApJ Letters, 489, 25
  52. “Evidence for Relativistic Outflows in Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies”, K. M. Leighly, R. M. Mushotzky, & K. Nandra, 1997, ApJ Letters, 489, 25
  53. “X-ray Observations of the  Broad-Line Radio Galaxy 3C 390.3”, K. M. Leighly, P. T. O'Brien, R. Edelson, I. M. George, M. A. Malkan, M. Matsuoka, R. F. Mushotzky, & B. M. Peterson,  ApJ, 483, 767 (1997)
  54. “Evidence for Nonlinear X-ray Variability from the Broad-line Radio Galaxy 3C 390.3”, K. M. Leighly & P. T. O'Brien, ApJ Letters, 481, 15 (1997)
  55. “Multiwavelength Observations of Short-Timescale Variability in NGC 4151. I. Ultraviolet Observations”, D. M. Crenshaw, et al. (85 authors), ApJ, 470, 322 (1996)
  56. “The X-ray Spectral Variability of Mrk 766”, K. Leighly, R. Mushotzky, T. Yaqoob, H. Kunieda, & R. Edelson, ApJ, 469, 147 (1996)
  57. “X-ray Spectral Variability in NGC 7469”, K. Leighly, H. Kunieda, H. Awaki, & S. Tsuruta, ApJ, 463, 158 (1996)
  58. “Broadband Variability in the BL Lacertae Object PKS 2155-304: IV. Multiwavelength Analysis”, R. Edelson, et al. (50 authors), ApJ, 438, 120 (1995)
  59. “Evidence for X-ray Flux and Spectral Modulation by Absorption in NGC 6814: I. The Nature of the Fastest Variability”, K. Leighly, H. Kunieda, Y. Tsusaka, H. Awaki, and S. Tsuruta, ApJ, 420, 69 (1994)
  60. “Temporal and Spectral Variability of X-rays from the Seyfert 1 Galaxy NGC 4051”, H. Kunieda, S. Hayakawa, K. Koyama, Y. Tawara, S. Tsuruta, and K. Leighly, ApJ, 384, 482 (1992)
  61. “Iron Features in the X-ray Spectra of 3 Seyfert Galaxies”, K. A. Pounds, K. Nandra, G. C. Stewart, and K. M. Leighly, MNRAS, 240, 769 (1989)

First Authored Publications in Proceedings and Abstracts

  1. "Soft Spectral Energy Distributions and the 'Cooling Challenged' Broad-line Region", K. M. Leighly, AAS, 210th meeting (abstract) (2007)
  2. "Photoionization Models of the Broad-line Region", K. M. Leighly & D. Casebeer, Proc. The Central Engine of Active Galactic Nuclei, eds. L. C. Ho & J.-M. Wang, (San Francisco: ASP), p. 365
  3. "Emergence of a BAL Flow in the Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxy WPVS 007", K. Leighly, D. Casebeer, F. Hamann, & D. Grupe, AAS, HEAD meeting #9, (abstract) (2006)
  4. "Emergence of a BAL Flow in the Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxy WPVS 007", K. M. Leighly, D. A. Casebeer, F. Hamann, & D. Grupe, AAS, 207th meeting (abstract) (2006)
  5. “FUSE Observations of a Sample of Soft X-ray Selected AGN”, Proc. Astrophysics in the Far Ultraviolet, eds. G. Sonneborn,W. Moos, & B. G. Anderson, in press
  6. “X-ray Periodicity in AGN”, Proc. From X-ray Binaries to Quasars: Black Hole Accretion on All Mass Scales, eds. T. J. Maccarone, R. P. Fender, & L. C. Ho, Ap&SS, 300, 137 (2005)
  7. “The Spectral Energy Distribution of Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies”, Proc. Stellar-Mass, Intermediate-Mass, and Supermassive Black Holes, eds. K. Makishima & S. Mineshige, Progress of Theoretical Physics Supplement, 155, 223 (2004)
  8. “PHL 1811: The Local Prototype of the Lineless High-z SDSS QSOs”, K. M. Leighly, J. P. Halpern, & E. B. Jenkins, Proc. AGN Physics with the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, Eds. G. T. Richards & P. B. Hall (San Francisco: ASP) p.  277
  9. “HST and Chandra Observations of Quasar PHL 1811”, K. M. Leighly, J. P. Halpern, & E. B. Jenkins, AAS, 201st meeting (abstract) (2003)
  10. “A Chandra Observation of the Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxy 1H 0707-495”, K. M. Leighly, A. A. Zdziarski, T. Kawaguchi, & C. Matsumoto, Proc. Active Galactic Nuclei: From Central Engine to Host Galaxy, Eds. S. Collin, F. Combes, & I. Schosman (San
  11. Francisco: ASP) p. 107 (2003)
  12. “A Chandra Observation of the Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxy 1H 0707-495”, K. M. Leighly, A. A. Zdziarski, T. Kawaguchi, & C. Matsumoto, Proc. Workshop on X-ray Spectroscopy of Active Galactic Nuclei with Chandra and XMM-Newton, Eds. Th. Boller, S. Komossa, (Garching: MPE) p. 259 (2002
  13. “X-ray Weak NLS1s: High Eddington Ratio Objects?”, K. M. Leighly, Proc. X-ray Emission from Accretion onto Black Holes, Eds. T. Yaqoob, & J. H. Krolik, electronically published (http://www.pha.jhu.edu/groups/astro/workshop2001/) (2001)
  14. “The First X-ray Observation of the Second Brightest Quasar'', K. M. Leighly, J. P. Halpern, E. B. Jenkins, D. J. Helfand, & R. H. Becker, AAS, 197th meeting (abstract) (2001)
  15. “HST STIS Ultraviolet Spectral Evidence for Outflows in Extreme Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies”, Karen M. Leighly, Proc. Probing the Physics of Active Galactic Nuclei by
  16. Multiwavelength Monitoring, eds. B. M. Peterson, R. S. Polidan & R. W. Pogge, p. 293 (2001)
  17. “HST STIS Ultraviolet Spectral Evidence of Outflows in Extreme Narrow-Line Seyfert 1 Galaxies”, K. M. Leighly & J. P. Halpern, HEAD 2000 meeting (abstract) (2000)
  18. “ASCA (and HST) Observations of NLS1s”, K. M. Leighly, Proc. Observational and Theoretical Progress in the Study of Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies, Eds. T. Boller, W. N. Brandt, K. M. Leighly & M. Ward, (2000) NewAR, 44, 395
  19. “HST STIS Ultraviolet Spectral Evidence of Outflows in Extreme Narrow-Line Seyfert 1 Galaxies”, K. M. Leighly & J. P. Halpern, AAS, 195th meeting (abstract) (1999)
  20. “An RXTE Observation of NGC 6300: A New Bright Compton-Reflection Dominated Seyfert 2 Galaxy”, K. M. Leighly, J. Halpern, & M. Cappi, AAS High Energy
  21. Astrophysics Division meeting, Charleston, SC, BAAS 31, 2306 (abstract) (1999)
  22. “A Comprehensive Spectral and Variability Study of Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies Observed by ASCA”, K. M. Leighly, AAS High Energy Astrophysics Division meeting, Charleston, SC, BAAS 31, 503 (abstract) (1999)
  23. “High Signal to Noise Optical Spectropolarimetry of Seyfert 1Galaxies MCG-6-30-15 and Fairall 51”, K. M.  Leighly, L. E. Kay, J. P. Halpern & A. M. Magalhaes, AAS, 193rd meeting (abstract) (1998)
  24. “Optical Polarization and Warm Absorbers”, K. M.  Leighly, L. E. Kay, B. J. Wills, D. Wills, & D. Grupe, Proc. Structure and Kinematics of Quasar Broad Line Regions, Eds. C. M. Gaskell et al., 385 (abstract) (1999)
  25. “Evidence for Relativistic Outflows in Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies”, K. M. Leighly, R. F. Mushotzky, & K. Nandra, BAAS, 191, 104.13 (abstract) (1997)
  26. “A Comprehensive Spectral and Variability Study of Narrow-Line Seyfert 1 Galaxies Observed by ASCA”, K. M. Leighly, Proc. Accretion Processes in Astrophysical Systems: Some Like it Hot!, Eds. S. S. Holt & T. R. Kallman (Woodbury, NY: AIP), p. 199 (1998)
  27. “X-ray Variability in Active Galactic Nuclei: Two Things that Everybody Should Know”, K. M. Leighly, Highlights of Astronomy, Volume 11B, Ed. J. Andersen (IAU), 804 (1998)
  28. “The X-ray Spectrum and Variability of NGC 4151”, K. M. Leighly, M. Matsuoka, M. Cappi, & T. Mihara, Proc. IAU 23rd General Assembly The Hot Universe, p. 249 (1997)
  29. “Evidence for Relativistic Outflows in Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies”, K. M. Leighly, R. F. Mushotzky, K. Nandra, Proc. Mass Ejection from AGN, eds. N. Arav, I. Shlosman, & R. J. Weymann, (San Francisco: ASP), p. 155 (1997)
  30. “The ASCA Spectrum and Spectral Variability from NGC 4151”, K. M. Leighly, M. Cappi, M. Matsuoka, & T. Mihara, Proc. X-ray Imaging and Spectroscopy of Cosmic Hot Plasmas, Eds. F. Makino & K. Mitsuda, (Tokyo: UAP), p. 291 (1997)
  31. “Results from Monitoring the Broad-Line Radio Galaxy 3C 390.3”, K. M. Leighly,  et al. 1996, Proc. Roentgenstrahlung from the Universe, MPE report, p. 467 (1995)
  32. “The X-ray Spectrum and Variability of Mrk 766”, K. Leighly, Japanese Astronomical Society conference, Tokyo, Japan (abstract) (1995)
  33. “The X-ray Spectral Variability of NGC 7469”, K. Leighly, P. Zycki, H. Kunieda, & S. Tsuruta, Proc. New Horizon of X-ray Astronomy, Eds. F. Makino & T. Ohashi (Tokyo: UAP), p. 583 (1994)
  34. “Long Term Monitoring of Active Galactic Nuclei Using ROSAT”, K. Leighly and R. Edelson, BAAS, 184, 59.08 (abstract) (1994)
  35. “Temporal and Spectral X-ray Variability from the Seyfert 1 Galaxy NGC 6814”, K. Leighly, S. Tsuruta and H. Kunieda, BAAS, vol. 23(4), p. 1469, (abstract)(1991)
  36. “Temporal and Spectral X-ray Variability from the Seyfert 1 Galaxy NGC 6814”, K. Leighly, H. Kunieda, and S. Tsuruta, Proc. Testing the AGN Paradigm, Eds. S. S. Holt, S. G. Neff, and C. M. Urry (New York:  AIP) p. 93, (1992)
  37. “Electron Positron Pair Winds and the Eddington Limit”, K. M. Leighly and S. Tsuruta, Proc. 23rd ESLAB Symp.  on Two-Topics in X-ray Astronomy, Eds. J. Hunt and B. Battrick, p. 969 (1989)
  38. “A Search for Iron Features in the EXOSAT Spectral Survey Sources”,  K. M. Leighly, K. A. Pounds, and T. J. Turner, Proc. 23rd ESLAB Symp.  on Two-Topics in X-ray Astronomy, Eds. J. Hunt and B. Battrick, p. 961 (1989)
  39. “Power-law X-ray Emission from Electron-Positron Pair Winds'', K. Leighly, B. Tritz, and S. Tsuruta,  BAAS, vol. 19(2), p. 695 (abstract)(1987)

Circulars

  1. GNC #257 “GRB 990123 Optical Observations”, J. P. Halpern, Y. Yadigaoglu, K. M. Leighly, & J. Kemp (1999)
  2. IAUC 7027 “NGC 7582”, J. P. Halpern, L. E. Kay, K. M. Leighly (1998)
  3. IAUC 6969 “Supernova 1998bw in ESO 184-G82”, L. E. Kay, J. P. Halpern, K. M. Leighly, S. Heathcote, A. M. Magalhaes, & A. V. Filippenko (1998)
  4. IAUC 6957 ``XTE J2123-058'', J. A. Tomsick, J. P. Halpern, & K. M. Leighly (1998)

Books

  1. Observational and Theoretical Progress in the Study of Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies, Eds. T. Boller, W. N. Brandt, K. M. Leighly, & M. Ward, New Astronomy Reviews, Vol. 44, Numbers 7-9, September 2000

Meetings Organization

  1. The Central Engine of Active Galactic Nuclei, to be held in Xi'an, China, October 16-21, 2006. Member SOC
  2. AGN Winds in the Caribbean, held in St. John, The US Virgin Islands, November 28-December 3, 2005.  Member OC
  3. Stellar-mass, Intermediate-mass, and Supermassive Black Holes, held in Kyoto, Japan, October 28-31, 2003.  Member SOC
  4. Observational and Theoretical Progress in the Study of Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies, held in Bad Honnef, Germany, December 8-11, 1999.  Member SOC, proceedings editor

Selected Recent Participation in International Meetings

  1. The Suzaku X-ray Universe, December 10-12, 2007
  2. 9th Meeting of the AAS High Energy Astrophysics Division, October 4-7, 2006. Contributed poster: "Emergence of a BAL Flow in the Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxy WPVS 007"
  3. AGN Winds in the Caribbean, St. John, The US Virgin Islands, November 28-December 3, 2005. Invited talk: "Outflows in Emission"
  4. Physics of Warm Absorber in AGN, Copernicus Astronomical Center, Warsaw, Poland, October 5-7, 2005. Invited talk: "AGN Winds: Causes and Consequences"
  5. The 2004 Ringberg Castle Workshop on AGN Physics, Ringberg Castle, Germany, November 22-25, 2004. Invited talk: “AGN Spectral Energy Distribution: its Origin and Influence on Emission-line Ratios and Kinematics”
  6. Astrophysics in the Far Ultraviolet, Victoria, BC, August 3-6, 2004. Contributed poster: “FUSE Observations of a Sample of Soft X-ray Selected AGN”
  7. X-ray Binaries to Quasars: Black Hole Accretion on All Mass Scales, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 12-15, 2004. Invited talk: “X-ray Periodicity in AGN”
  8. Stellar-Mass, Intermediate-Mass, and Supermassive Black Holes, Kyoto, Japan, October 28-31, 2003. Invited talk: “The Spectral Energy Distribution of Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies”
  9. AGN Physics with the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, Princeton University, July 27-31, 2003. Contributed poster: “PHL 1811: The Local Prototype of the Lineless High-z SDSS QSOs”
  10. Active Galactic Nuclei: From Central Engine to Host Galaxy, Observatorie de Paris, Meudon, France, July 23-27, 2002. Contributed posters: “Chandra HETG Observation of the Ultrasoft Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxy 1H0707-495”, and “FUSE Observation of the Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxy RE 1034+39”
  11. Workshop on X-ray Spectroscopy of Active Galactic Nuclei with Chandra and XMM-Newton, Max-Planck Institute für extraterrestriche Physik, Garching, Germany, December 3-6, 2001. Contributed talk: “A Chandra Observation of the Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxy 1H 0707-495”
  12. X-ray Emission from Accretion onto Black Holes, Johns Hopkins University, June 20-23, 2001. Contributed poster: “X-ray Weak NLS1s: High Eddington Ratio Objects?”
  13. Mass Outflow in Active Galactic Nuclei: New Perspectives, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, March 8-10, 2001. Contributed poster: “HST STIS Ultraviolet Spectral Evidence of Outflows in Extreme Narrow-Line Seyfert 1 Galaxies”
  14. High Energy Astrophysics Division of the American Astronomical Society, Honolulu, Hawaii, November 2000. Contributed talk: “HST STIS Ultraviolet Spectral Evidence of Outflows in Extreme Narrow-Line Seyfert 1 Galaxies”
  15. Thirty-first Annual Mid-America Regional Astrophysics Conference, Kansas City, MO October 13-14, 2000. Invited talk: “A Quasar Tutorial or What Every Astrophysicist Should Know about Active Galactic Nuclei”
  16. Probing the Physics of Active Galactic Nuclei by Multiwavelength Monitoring, Greenbelt, MD, June 2000. Contributed talk: “HST STIS Ultraviolet Spectral Evidence of Outflows in Extreme Narrow-Line Seyfert 1 Galaxies”
  17. Rossi 2000: Astrophysics with the Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer, March 2000. Contributed talk: “X-ray and Optical Observations of the Bright Seyfert 2 Galaxy NGC 6300”
  18. Observational and Theoretical Progress in the Study of Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies, Bonn, Germany, December 1999. Organizer, invited talk: “ASCA (and HST) observations of NLS1s”, proceedings editor
  19. Winter School on Nonlinear Time Series Analysis, Dresden, Germany. Contributed talk: “Evidence for Nonlinear X-Ray Variability from the Broad-Line Radio Galaxy 3C 390.3”
  20. AAS High Energy Astrophysics Division Meeting, Estes Park, Colorado. Contributed talk: “A Comprehensive Spectral and Variability Survey of Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies Observed by ASCA
  21. Joint Discussion on High Energy Transients, 23rd General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union, Kyoto, Japan. Invited talk: “X-ray Variability in Active Galactic Nuclei”
  22. ASCA Cherry Blossom Workshop, Washington, D. C., April 1997. Contributed talk: “X-ray Spectroscopic Evidence for Outflow in Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies”
  23. Mass Ejection from AGN, Pasadena, California; February 1997. Contributed talk: “Evidence for Relativistic Outflows in Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies”
  24.  X-rays and Gamma-rays from Accreting Black Holes, Kolninki, Poland, June 1996. Invited participant

Selected recent colloquia, seminars and talks

  1. "The Influence of the AGN Spectral Energy Distribution on Broad-line Region Emission and Kinematics", University of Texas, November 13, 2007 (Host: Greg Shields)
  2. "The Influence of the AGN Spectral Energy Distribution on Broad-line Region Emission and Kinematics", University of Kentucky, April 25, 2007 (Host: Gary Ferland)
  3. "The Influence of the AGN Spectral Energy Distribution on Broad-line Region Emission and Kinematics", Ohio University, April 18, 2007 (Host: Joseph Shields)
  4. "Quasar Broad-line Region and Kinematics", Ohio State Univesity Astronomy Club, April 16, 2007 (Host: Megan Comins)
  5. "The Influence of the AGN Spectral Energy Distribution on Broad-line Region Emission and Kinematics", University of Minnesota, March 23, 2007 (Host: Liliya Williams)
  6. "Quasar Broad-line Region and Kinematics", Marquette University, March 20, 2007 (Host: Christopher Stockdale)
  7. "Low-Ionization Iron Emission in Active Galaxies", University of Wyoming, December 8, 2006 (Host: John Moore)
  8. "Current and Recent AGN Emission- and Absorption-line Research", Ohio State University, September 22, 2006
  9. "AGN Outflows: Causes and Consequences", The University of Oklahoma, September 1, 2005
  10. “AGN Spectral Energy Distribution: its origin and influence on emission-line ratios and kinematics”, The Pennsylvania State University, March 16, 2005 (host: Mike Eracleous)
  11. “Looking at the Universe Through X-ray Glasses: An Exploration of X-ray Astronomy”, The Tulsa Astronomy Club, February 18, 2005- invited public lecture
  12. “The Highs and Lows of Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies (Alternative title: The Wind Comes Sweeping Down the Plane)'', Montana State University, October 22, 2004 (host: Sachiko Tsuruta)
  13. “The Highs and Lows of Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies (Alternative title: The Wind Comes Sweeping Down the Plane)”, ISAS, November 5, 2003 (host: Hideyo Kunieda)
  14. “The Highs and Lows of Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies (Alternative title: The Wind Comes Sweeping Down the Plane)”, RIKEN, November 4, 2003 (host: Kazuo Makishima)
  15. “The Highs and Lows of Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies (Alternative title: The Wind Comes Sweeping Down the Plane)”, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Lunch Seminar, June 26, 2003 (host: Fabrizio Nicastro)
  16. “The Highs and Lows of Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies (Alternative title: The Wind Comes Sweeping Down the Plane)”, Ohio State University, May 15, 2003 (host: Dirk Grupe)
  17. “The Highs and Lows of Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies (Alternative title: The Wind Comes Sweeping Down the Plane)”, Ohio University, May 14, 2003 (host: Joe Shields)
  18. “The Highs and Lows of Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies (Alternative title: The Wind Comes Sweeping Down the Plane)”, Columbia University, May 12, 2003 (host: Jules Halpern)
  19. “Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies: The Most Active of Galactic Nuclei”, Institut d'Astrophysique et de G'eophysique, Liege, Belgium, July 18, 2002 (host: Guy Munhoven)
  20. “Looking at the Universe Through X-ray Glasses: An Exploration of X-ray Astronomy”, the Shawnee Lions Club, January 24 2002, and Bridge Creek Middle School, April 9 2002 - invited public lecture as part of the OU Speakers Series
  21. “Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies: A Key for Understanding Active Galactic Nuclei”, OSU Physics Department Colloquium, October 18 2001 (host: Peter Shull)
  22. “Looking at the Universe Through X-ray Glasses: An Exploration of X-ray Astronomy”, The Oklahoma City Astronomy Club, April 13 2001- invited public lecture
  23. “Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies: Still Crazy After All These Years”, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, March 22 2000 – invited seminar
  24. “A Quasar Tutorial, or What Every Astrophysicist Should Know about Active Galactic Nuclei”, MARAC (Mid-America Regional Astrophysics Conference), October 14 2000 - invited lecture, with M. Gaskell
  25. “Looking at the Universe Through X-ray Glasses", October 20, 2000, invited public lecture, part of the OU Friday Night at the Observatory series
  26. “Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies: A Laboratory for AGN Astrophysics”, University of Delaware Astronomy Colloquium, March 2000 (host: J. MacDonald)
  27. “Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies: A Laboratory for AGN Astrophysics”, University of Oklahoma Astronomy Colloquium, February 2000 (host: D. Branch)
  28. “Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies: A Laboratory for AGN Astrophysics”, University of Texas Austin Astronomy Colloquium, May 1999 (host: B. Wills)
  29. “Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies: A Laboratory for AGN Astrophysics”, University of Nebraska Lincoln Physics & Astronomy Colloquium, January 1999 (host: M. Gaskell; Supported by UNL Research Council)
  30. “Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies: A Laboratory for AGN Astrophysics”, LLNL Institute of Geophysics & Planetary Physics, Seminar, November 1998 (host: Nahum Arav)
  31. “Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies: A Laboratory for AGN Astrophysics”, NMIMT Colloquium, November 1998 (host: J. Weatherall)
  32. “AGN X-ray Variability”, MPE, February 1998 (host: D. Grupe)

Research Support

A total of $1,752,153 has been awarded to me or members of my group. 

1992-present  (PI and author):

  1. XMM-Newton Guest Investigator (AO5), "XMM-Newton Observations of the Luminous NLS1 RX J0134.2-4258", (Co-I: D. Grupe), pending observation
  2. NASA Infrared Telescope Facility (Spring 2008), "Low-ionization IR Lines in Luminous Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies", (Co-I: M. Dietrich), 3 nights
  3. NSF AST, "Understanding the Physical Conditions in the Low-Ionization Line-Emitting Region in Quasars", 06/15/07 - 05/31/10, $209,168
  4. MDM Observatory (Spring 2007), "Low-Ionization IR Lines in Luminous NLS1s", (Co-I: M. Dietrich), 4 nights
  5. Spitzer Space Telescope (Cycle 3) "Spitzer Observations of the Second Brightest Quasar, PHL 1811", (Co-I: D. Casebeer); $11,078
  6. NASA Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer (FUSE) (Cycle 7) "Tropical Storm to Hurricane: The Emergence of a BAL Wind", (Co-Is: D. Casebeer, F. Hamann, D. Grupe); $30,000 pending observation
  7. STScI Guest Investigator (Cycle 13), “Accurate Accelerations in AGN Outflows”, (Co-Is: E. Baron, D. Casebeer); $65,000
  8. NASA Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer (FUSE) (Cycle 3) “Survey Observations of Soft X-ray Selected AGN”, (Co-Is: D. Grupe, D. Casebeer), 9/15/03-9/14/05, $63,800
  9. STScI Guest Investigator (Cycle 12), “UV Spectroscopic Observations of Luminous Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies”, 8/1/03-7/31/05; $60,000
  10. XMM-Newton Guest Observer (AO4), “XMM-Newton Observation of the Extreme NLS1 RX J0439-45”, (Co-I: C. Matsumoto), 1/15/05-1/14/06; $35,697
  11. XMM-Newton Guest Observer (AO4), “XMM-Newton Observation of the Second-Brightest Quasar, PHL 1811”, (Co-I: C. Matsumoto), 11/15/04 - 11/14/05, $35,697
  12. NASA Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer (FUSE) (Cycle 4), “Where is the Wind in 1H 0707-495?”, (Co-I: D. Casebeer), 2/1/05-1/31/06, $48,100
  13. STScI Guest Investigator (Cycle 13), “Where is the Wind in 1H 0707-495”, (CoI: D. Casebeer), 1/1/05-12/31/06, $56,718
  14. Chandra X-ray Observatory Guest Investigator (Cycle 6), “The Spectral Energy Distribution and FeII Emission in Intermediate-Redshift Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies”, (CoI: J. R. Moore), 12/13/2004 - 12/12/2005, $60,998
  15. NASA Long-term Space Astrophysics Research Program (1998), NAG5-10171, “Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies”, (CoIs: J. Halpern, L. E. Kay, D. Grupe, F. Paparella), 1/01/01-3/31/04,  $377,567
  16. American Physical Society: 2004-2005 Travel Grants for Women Speakers, support of up to $500 for one of two women speakers in Fall 2004
  17. NASA Astrophysics Data Program (2002), “Testing for X-ray Periodicities in Active Galaxies”, (Co-I: C. Matsumoto), 3/15/03-3/14/05, $25,009
  18. STScI Guest Observer (Cycle 10), “Exploratory Observations of a New Bright Quasar”, (CoIs: J. Halpern, E. B. Jenkins, D. J. Helfand, & R. Becker), 12/01/01-11/30/04, $19,762
  19. American Physical Society: 2002-2003 Travel Grants for Women Speakers, support of up to $500 for one of two women speakers in Spring 2003
  20. NASA FUSE Guest Observer (AO2), “Wind Emission in Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies”, (CoI: J. Halpern), 2/15/01-2/14/04, $70,000
  21. Chandra Guest Observer (Cycle 3), “Exploratory Observations of a New Bright Quasar”, (CoIs: J. Halpern, E. B. Jenkins, D. J. Helfand, & R. Becker), 12/18/01-12/17/03, $25,490
  22. XMM-Newton Guest Observer (AO1), “NGC 6300: a New, Bright, Compton-thick Seyfert 2 Galaxy”, (CoIs: J. Halpern, H. Awaki, M. Cappi, S. Ueno, J. Siebert), 9/01/00-8/31/03, $25,433
  23. NASA Chandra Guest Observer (AO1), “HETG Observations of Extreme Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies”, (CoIs: J. Halpern, K. Forster), 2/02/01-2/01/03, $55,510
  24. NASA Astrophysics Data Program (1999), “X-ray Spectral and Variability Studies of AGN”, (CoIs: J. Halpern, D. Grupe) 8/15/00 - 8/14/02, $50,400
  25. NASA RXTE Guest Observer (AO4), “Continued RXTE Monitoring of 3C 390.3: Confirmation of Nonlinear Variability”, (Co-Is: J. P. Halpern, M. C. Eracleous, R. R. Remillard), accepted, observations concluded
  26. NASA FUSE Guest Observer (AO1), “Far UV Spectroscopy of Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxy RE 1034+39”, (CoIs: J. Halpern, D. Grupe), 8/16/00-8/15/02, $35,500
  27. NASA Chandra Guest Observer (AO1), “HETG Observation of Unusual Features in the Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxy Akn 564”, (CoIs: J. Halpern, C. Otani, H. Marshall, K. Forster), 6/29/00-6/28/01, $47,496
  28. NASA ASCA Guest Observer (AO7), “Coordinated ASCA and FUSE Observations of the Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxy RE 1034+39”, (CoIs: J. Halpern, D. Grupe), observed
  29. NASA ASCA Guest Observer (AO7), “ASCA Observation of the Reflection Dominated Seyfert 2 Galaxy NGC 6300”, (CoIs: J. Halpern, J. Siebert), accepted
  30. STScI Guest Observer (Cycle 7), STScIGO 07360, “A Search for Broad Absorption Lines in Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies”, (CoIs: J. Halpern, C. Otani), 2/99-1/01, $44,736
  31. NASA ASCA Guest Observer (AO8), “The Most Extremely Variable AGN: IRAS 13224-3809”, (CoI: J. Halpern), observed
  32. Beppo-SAX Guest Observer (AO4), “The First X-ray Observation of the Second Brightest Quasar”, (CoI: J. Halpern, D. J. Helfand, R. H. Becker), observed
  33. VLA Guest Observer (CnB array 1998), “A Search for Definitive Evidence for Deflection of a Radio Jet by a Galaxy”, (Co-Is: J. Van Gorkom, D. E. Harris), observed
  34. NOAO CTIO 4-m, “Searching for a Link Between Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies and Broad Absorption Line Quasars”, (Co-Is: L. E. Kay, A. M. Magalhaes, J. P. Halpern) First Semester 1998 and 1999
  35. Lick Observatory 3-m, “Spectroscopy and Spectropolarimetry of Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies”, (Administrative PI: J. Halpern), Second Semester 1997; “Searching for a Link Between Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies and Broad Absorption Line Quasars”, (Administrative PI: E. Moran; Co-Is: L. E. Kay, J. P. Halpern), Second Semester 1998, First Semester 1999
  36. NASA EUVE Guest Investigator (EUVE-98), “Coordinated EUVE and FUSE Observations of the Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxy RE 1034+39”, (CoIs: J. Halpern, D. Grupe), and “Coordinated EUVE and Hard X-ray Observations of Soft X-ray Selected AGN”, (CoIs: D. Grupe, J. Halpern), 5/99-4/00, $10,000
  37. NASA ASCA Guest Observer (AO7), “ASCA Observations of a Complete Soft X-ray Selected Sample of AGN”, (Co-Is: D. Grupe, J. P. Halpern)
  38. Beppo-SAX Guest Observer (AO3), “NGC 6300: a New, Bright, Compton-thick Seyfert 2 Galaxy”, (Co-Is: J. P. Halpern, M. Cappi, J. Siebert)
  39. NASA RXTE Guest Observer (AO4), “RXTE Monitoring of 3C 390.3: Confirmation of Nonlinear Variability”, (Co-Is: J. P. Halpern, M. C. Eracleous, R. R. Remillard)
  40. NASA ROSAT Guest Observer (AO8), “Monitoring Observations of Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies”, (Co-Is: J. P. Halpern, H. Marshall, K. Forster)
  41. NASA ASCA Guest Observer (AO6), “Spectroscopic Observations of Steep Spectrum Narrow-Line Seyfert 1 Galaxies”, (Co-Is: D. Grupe, C. Otani)
  42. NASA ASCA Guest Observer (AO6), “ASCA Observation of the Highly Polarized Seyfert 1 Galaxy Mrk 704”,  (Co-Is: L. Kay, D. Grupe, C. Otani)
  43. NASA ASCA Guest Observer (AO6), “ASCA Observations of a Complete Soft X-ray Selected Sample of AGN”, (Co-Is: D. Grupe, J. P. Halpern, K. Forster, C. Otani, H. Marshall)
  44. NASA ASCA Guest Observer (AO5), “ASCA Observation of Active Galactic Nuclei with Extreme Optical FeII Emission”, (Co-Is: Y. Ikebe, M. Matsuoka)
  45. NASA ASCA Guest Observer (AO5), NAG5-7261, “Spectroscopic Observations of Steep Spectrum Narrow-Line Seyfert 1 Galaxies”, (Administrative PI: T. Yaqoob; Co-Is: D. Grupe, C. Otani), 7/98-6/99, $15,100
  46. NASA RXTE Guest Observer (AO2), NAG5-6959, “Hard X-ray Observations of PKS 0558-504: A Test of Models for Narrow-Line Seyfert 1 Galaxies”, (Co-Is: A. Comastri, J. Halpern), 2/98-1/99, $23,428
  47. NASA RXTE Guest Observer (AO2), NAG5-4112, “Variability and Spectral Studies of Luminous Seyfert 1 Galaxy Fairall-9” (Co-Is: C. Otani, H. Marshall, J. Halpern, T. Kii) and “Search for the Reflection Component in a Quasar - RXTE and ASCA Observations of a Nearby Radio-quiet Quasar MR 2251-178”, (PI: C. Otani; Co-I: T. Kii), $27,142
  48. IUE Guest Observer (AO19), “Monitoring Mrk 509: the Origin of the Reprocessor”, (CoIs: R. Edelson, J. M. Shull, H. Kunieda, B. Peterson, M. Matsuoka, T. Kii, C. Otani)
  49. NASA EUVE Guest Observer (EUVE-95), “Coordinated EUVE and ASCA Observation of the Ultra-soft Variable Narrow Line QSO Ton S 180”, (CoIs: A. Comastri, H. Marshall, T. Yaqoob)
  50. NASA ROSAT Guest Observer (AO6), “Variability Studies of Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxy 1H 0419-577”, (CoIs: R. Mushotzky, H. Marshall, R. Edelson, C. Otani)
  51. NASA ASCA Guest Observer (AO4), “Monitoring Mrk 509: the Origin of the Reprocessor”, (Administrative PI: M. Matsuoka; CoIs: H. Kunieda, T. Kii, C. Otani, R. Edelson, B. Peterson)
  52. NASA ASCA Guest Observer (AO4), “Hard X-ray Observation of the Ultra-soft Variable Narrow Line QSO Ton S 180”, (Administrative PI: T. Yaqoob; CoIs: A. Comastri, H. Marshall)
  53. NASA ASCA Guest Observer (AO4), “Broad Band X-ray Spectrum of NLS1 Akn 564”, (Administrative PI: R. Edelson; CoIs: R. Mushotzky, H. Kunieda)
  54. NASA RXTE Guest Observer (AO1), NAG5-3307, “Monitoring Mrk 509: The Origin of the Reprocessor” (Administrative PI: J. Halpern; CoIs: R. Edelson, H. Kunieda, M. Matsuoka, T. Kii, C. Otani, B. Peterson) and “Broad-Band X-ray Spectrum of Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Akn 564”, (Administrative PI: J. Halpern; CoIs: R. Mushotzky, H. Kunieda, C. Otani), 8/96-7/97, $60,700
  55. NASA RXTE Guest Observer (AO1), “The Hard X-ray Spectrum of Two Seyfert 2s Detected During Ginga Maneuvers”, (CoIs: H. Awaki, M. Cappi, S. Ueno)
  56. NASA ROSAT Guest Investigator (AO5), “Intermediate Time Scale Monitoring of the Broad Line Radio Galaxy 3C 390.3”, (CoIs: R. Edelson, R. Mushotzky, M. Malkan)
  57. NASA ASCA Guest Observer (AO3), “Monitoring the Broad Line Radio Galaxy 3C 390.3”, (CoIs: R. Mushotzky, M. Malkan, I. George, R. Edelson, B. Peterson, M. Matsuoka), 1994, $10,536
  58. NASA ASCA Guest Observer (AO2), “The Nature of the Absorption and Soft X-ray Spectrum of ESO 103-G35”, (CoIs: M. Matsuoka, I. George), 1994, $10,536
  59. Ginga Visiting Investigator, “Analysis of a Complete Flux Limited Sample of AGN”, (CoIs: H. Kunieda, R. Mushotzky, R. Edelson), 1993, $20,000
  60. NASA ROSAT Guest Observer (AO4), “Coordinated ROSAT and ASTRO-D Observation of Temporal and Spectral Variability in Mkn766”, (CoIs: H. Kunieda, T. Yaqoob, R. Mushotzky, R. Edelson), 1993, $16,194
  61. NASA ASCA Guest Observer (AO1), “Coordinated ASCA and ROSAT Observation of Temporal and Spectral Variability from Mkn766”, (CoIs: H. Kunieda, T. Yaqoob, R. Mushotzky, R. Edelson), 1993, $10,536

Internal Awards:

  1. Instructional Computing Grant Proposal, $4,600 (PI: William Romanishin) Funding for the purchase of four computers for the OU Observatory
  2. OU 2001 Junior Faculty Research Program (01-JF-19), "Narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxies", $6,000

Recent Proposals as Co-Investigator:

  1. NASA Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer (FUSE) (Cycle 8) "Probing the Origin of High-Ionization Emission Lines in AGNs with BLRGs", (PI: Mary Beth Kaiser), pending observation
  2. XMM-Newton Guest Observer (AO6) "Mkn 1239" A Highly Polarized NLS1 Galaxy with Strong X-ray Emission Lines", (PI: D. Grupe; Co-Is: S. Komossa, A. Pradhan, S. Mathur, L. Gallo)
  3. XMM-Newton Guest Observer (AO5) "The Unusual X-ray Transient NLS1 WPVS 007 in a High State", (PI: D. Grupe)
  4. XMM-Newton Guest Observer (AO5), "Study of X-ray Weakness among Luminous Narrow-line Quasars", (PI: C. Matsumoto), 2/01/07 - 1/31/08, $12,578
  5. XMM-Newton Guest Observer (AO4), “XMM-Newton Observation of IRAS 17020+4544: A Host of a Dusty Warm Absorber”, (PI: C. Matsumoto), 11/15/04 - 11/14/05, $43,648
  6. MDM Spring 2005, “Coronal Lines in Soft X-ray Selected AGN”, (PI: D. Grupe; Co-Is: S. Mathur, J. Moore), 4 nights on the 2.4 meter telescope
  7. MDM Spring 2004, “Coronal Lines in Soft X-ray Selected AGN”, (PI: D. Grupe; Co-Is: S. Mathur, J. Moore), 4 nights on the 2.4 meter telescope
  8. MDM Fall 2004, “Optical Monitoring of the NLS1 PHL 1092”, (PI: D. Grupe; Co-Is: L. Gallo, T. Boller, R. Biesemeyer), 7 nights on the 1.3 meter telescope
  9. MDM Spring 2003 “Coronal Lines in Soft X-ray Selected AGN”, (PI: D. Grupe; Co-Is: S. Mathur, J. Moore), 6 nights on the 2.4 meter telescope
  10. XMM-Newton Guest Observer (Cycle 2) “Study of the UV-X-ray Properties of Luminous Narrow-line Quasars”, (PI: C. Matsumoto; CoI: T. Kawaguchi), 4/1/03 - 3/31/05, $56,410
  11. XMM-Newton Guest Observer (Cycle 2) “PG 1448+273: The Hottest Accretion Disk among Active Galactic Nuclei”, (PI: T. Kawaguchi; Co-I: C. Matsumoto), 4/1/03 - 3/31/05, $8,800
  12. STScI Guest Observer (Cycle 10), “Tidal Disruption of Stars by Massive Black Holes in Galaxy Nuclei: After the Flare”, (PI: J. P. Halpern; CoIs: D. Grupe, S. Komossa), observed
  13. STScI Guest Observer (Cycle 11), “STIS/UV Snapshot Survey of Bright AGN”, (PI: N. Arav; large number of CoIs), accepted
  14. NASA RXTE Guest Observer (AO2), NAG5-6921, “Search for Obscured Nucleus in Luminous IRAS Galaxy NGC6240”, (PI: Y. Ikebe; Co-Is: T. Nakagawa, C. Otani, M. Matsuoka, Y. Terashima), 2/98-1/99, $5,804
  15. NASA RXTE Guest Observer (AO2), “Investigating the Extraordinary X-ray Variability of the Infrared Quasar IRAS 13349+2438”, (PI: J. Siebert; Co-I: J. P. Halpern), 2/98-1/99, $3,870