Richard J. Rand (Professor)

Gaseous Halos of Galaxies. Studies of gaseous halos in nearby galaxies including HI, Diffuse Ionized Gas, Radio Continuum, and dust emission. Disk-halo cycling and accretion.

Spiral Structure. The effects of spiral waves on gas and star formation. Pattern speed measurements.

Ring Galaxies. The star forming properties of collisional ring galaxies.