Jonathan was born and raised in Fresno, CA where he attended CSU – Fresno for his undergrad and Master’s. In 2012, he moved to Atlanta to begin his PhD at GA Tech. In his spare time, Jonathan does archery, dance, hiking, and is a semi-avid baker.
Research interests currently include analyzing thermal diffusivities at the edge of plasmas in tokamaks and computational modeling. Previous research areas were in theoretical cosmology and astrophysics.
MS Physics, Cal State Fresno, 2011
BS Physics, Cal State Fresno, 2008
Recent Journal Publications
Ringwald, F. A., Rude, G. D. II, Roveto, J. J., Khamvongsa, K. S. “The Photometric Period and Variability of the Cataclysmic Variable V849 Herculis (PG 1633+115)”. New Astronomy, Volume 17, Issue 6, August 2012, Pages 570–575.
Ringwald, F. A., Velasco, K., Roveto, J. J., & Meyers, M. E. “The Orbital Period and Negative Superhumps of the Nova-Like Cataclysmic Variable V378 Pegasi”. New Astronomy, Volume 17, Issue 4, May 2012, Pages 433–437.