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Darren DePoy

Faculty: Professor

depoy@tamu.edu

979-862-2082

MIST M225 (main office)

MASS 204 (aux. location)

Biography

Darren DePoy heads the Astronomical Instrumentation Lab, which builds instruments for ground-based telescopes. He is the project scientist for the Dark Energy Camera, which was recently installed at the Cerro Tololo 4-m telescope in Chile.

Latest Publications

Luke M. Schmidt, Lauren N. Aldoroty, Yasin Alam, Leonardo Bush, Darren L. DePoy, Matthew Holden, Doyeon Kim, Jennifer L. Marshall, and Mason Perkey. “Characterization of the reflectivity of various black and white materials.” In Roland Geyl and Ramón Navarro, editors, Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation IV. SPIE, Dec 2020.

Samuel C. Barden, Darren L. Depoy, Nicolas Flagey, Alexis Hill, Jennifer L. Marshall, Andreea O. Petric, Luke M. Schmidt, and Kei Szeto. “Science calibration for highly multiplexed fiber-fed optical spectroscopy: update from Maunakea Spectroscopic Explorer.” In Chris R. Benn, Robert L. Seaman, and David S. Adler, editors, Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems VIII. SPIE, Dec 2020.

Mary Anne Limbach, Luke M. Schmidt, Darren L. DePoy, Jeffrey C. Mason, Mike Scobey, Pat Brown, Chelsea Taylor, and Jennifer L. Marshall. “The Exoplanet Transmission Spectroscopy Imager (ETSI).” In Christopher J. Evans, Julia J. Bryant, and Kentaro Motohara, editors, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy VIII. SPIE, Dec 2020.

Peter S. Ferguson, Leonardo Barba, Darren L. DePoy, Luke M. Schmidt, Jennifer L. Marshall, Travis Prochaska, Leonardo Bush, Jeffery Mason, and M. Sauseda. “Further development and testing of TCal: a mobile spectrophotometric calibration unit for astronomical imaging systems.” In Christopher J. Evans, Julia J. Bryant, and Kentaro Motohara, editors, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy VIII. SPIE, Dec 2020.

Jonathan S. Lawrence, et al. “The MANIFEST pre-concept design.” In Christopher J. Evans, Julia J. Bryant, and Kentaro Motohara, editors, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy VIII. SPIE, Dec 2020.