Department of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering in the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan


Alexander Hegedus
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Alexander M. Hegedus

PhD Candidate

Office: SRB 2437
Phone: 7346473665


Seeking PhD in AOSS and Scientific Computing, expected 2019


B.S. with Honors in Mathematics and Computer Science 

Alma College 2014


My research involves verifying and improving MHD models of the Solar Corona by using pulsar occultation to make measurements of the corona's Magnetic Field strength along various lines of sight.  

Personal Introduction

Hello!  My name is Alex Hegedus, and this is my AOSS homepage.  Please feel free to download my CV if that's what you're here for, or to email me for anything else!


Specializations and Research Interests


Scientific Computing

Radio Astronomy/Radio Interferometry

Honors, Awards and Accomplishments

Simulating 3D Spacecraft Constellations for Low Frequency Radio Imaging

AGU Outstanding Student Paper Award 2016



Cranmer, M., Hegedus, A., et al. "Bifrost: A Python/C++ Framework for High-Throughput Stream Processing in Astronomy," Journal of Astronomical Instrumentation Vol. 6, No. 4 (2017). 
Belov, K., Hegedus, A., et al. "A space-based decametric wavelength radio telescope
concept," Experimental Astronomy (2018). 
Alibay, F., Hegedus, A., et al. "SunRISE Status: Concept Development Update," 2018 IEEE Aerospace Conference. 10.1109/AERO.2018.8396371
Updated: 2018-09-23