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Whitaker Center

Whitaker Center

Ken Watanabe

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Physics
Research Interests: Gamma-ray Astrophysics using NASA scientific satellites. We also have all-sky monitor cameras on campus to study SPRITEs.
Phone: (239) 590-7565
Office: WH - 261

I bring experience from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) where I studied Gamma-ray Astrophysics.  I have been working on the INTEGRAL mission ( as well as GLAST mission ( which will be launched sometime in the beginning of 2008.  I return frequently to NASA/GSFC to continue my collaboration with them.