James De Buizer

James De Buizer

Science Planning and Instrument Support Manager
Organization: 
SOFIA USRA

Phone: (650) 604-0049
Fax: (650) 604-1984

Mailing Address:
SOFIA Science Center
NASA Ames Research Center
Mail Stop N232-12
P.O. Box 1
Moffett Field, CA 94035

SOFIA focus areas/responsibilities:

Science planning and facility science instrumentation management

Research interests:

Massive star formation
Jets and outflows from young stellar objects
Maser emission in star-forming regions
Circumstellar accretion disks and debris disks
Supernova 1987A remnant
Infrared instrumentation

Education:

PhD: University of Florida, 2000, (PhD Advisor: Robert Piña)
B.Sc.: University of Florida, 1995

Professional Experience:

2015 – present: SOFIA Science Operations Manager and USRA Senior Scientist, SOFIA Science Center
2008 – 2014: FORCAST Instrument Scientist, SOFIA Science Center
2003 – 2007: Science Fellow and T-ReCS Instrument Scientist, Gemini Observatory
2000 – 2004: Postdoctoral Fellow, Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory

Highlight publications:

"Direct Spectroscopic Identification of the Origin of ‘Green Fuzzy’ Emission in Star-forming Regions"
De Buizer, J. M. & Vacca, W. D. 2010, AJ, 140, 196.

"The Remarkable Mid-Infrared Jet of the Massive Young Stellar Object G35.20-0.74"
De Buizer, J. M. 2006, ApJL, 642, L57.

"Testing the Circumstellar Disc Hypothesis: A Search for H2 Outflow Signatures from Massive Young Stellar Objects with Linearly Distributed Methanol Masers"
De Buizer, J. M. 2003, MNRAS, 341, 277.

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