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Profile: Rocco Samuele

Title: Lecturer
Samuele

Contact Info

Office:

3129 Angell Hall

Phone:

763-0067

Uniqname:

rsamuele

email:

rsamuele@umich.edu

Research Interests

Primary Interests

Composition and study of literary fiction, short stories, novels, essays, and scientific writing; development of astronomy instrumentation; study of exoplanetary observation techniques

Publications

- “The Peripatetic Coffin and Other Stories by Ethan Rutherford,” book review, Fiction Writers Review, May 2013
- “Evidence for Rapid Redshift Evolution of Strong Cluster Cooling Flows,” technical paper, Samuele et al., The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 731, 2011
- “Desert Prayer,” fiction, Muster Zine, Winter 2010
- “Progress at the Starshade Testbed at Northrop Grumman Aerospsace Systems–Comparisons
with Computer Simulations,” technical paper, Samuele et al., Proceedings of the SPIE Astronomical Telescopes and Instruments Conference, San Diego, CA, 2010
- “Starlight Suppression from the Starshade Testbed at NGAS,” technical paper, Samuele et al., Proceedings of the SPIE Optics + Photonics Conference, San Diego, California, 2009
- “Twenty Squid,” fiction, Muster Zine, Summer 2009
- “We Danced with the Printer,” fiction, Opium Magazine, April 2008
- “Experimental Progress and Results of a Visible Nulling Coronagraph,” technical paper, Samuele et al., Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, Montana, 2007
- “Sierra Solitude: California’s Number Two, Mt. Williamson,” non-fiction, Trekker Magazine, Spring 2007
- “Soul Shaper: An Interview with Soul Performance Surf Shop Founder and Surfboard Builder
Mark Brog,” interview, Trekker Magazine, Spring 2007        
- “Williamson Rock, Climb-Off: An Interview with Troy Mayr,” non-fiction, Trekker Magazine, Winter 2007
- “2007 Snow Preview,” non-fiction, Trekker Magazine, Winter 2007

Additional Info

- The Tyson Award in Fiction, April 2011
- The Fredrick Busch Prize in Fiction, April 2011
- The Avery and Jule Hopwood Graduate Award for Short Fiction, April 2011
- Andrea Beauchamp Prize for Short Fiction, April 2011

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