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Glen Petitpas

Center for Astrophysics
Computer Engineer/Researcher


Glen Petitpas is a computer engineer in the CfA Central Engineering's Software group. He joined the CfA in 2004, coming to the Submillimeter Array (SMA) from a BIMA fellowship at the University of Maryland. He has worked on the interstellar medium in nearby galaxies and more recently has been branching out into studies of higher redshift systems and time domain astronomy. He also serves as part time science scheduler and full time data quality assessor for the SMA and also serves on the SMA Time Allocation and Postdoc Selection Committees.

Ph.D. (Astronomy) McMaster University