Alumni (Fellow)

Bill Dirienzo

Edward P. Owens Jefferson Fellow
Franklin, Wisconsin
B.S. University of Wisconsin-Madison (2008)
M.S. University of Virginia (2010)
Ph.D. University of Virginia (2014)
Graduate School of Arts & Sciences


Bill Dirienzo is a assistant professor of astronomy at the University of Wisconsin-Sheboygan. William received his B.S. in physics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and his M.S. and Ph.D. in astronomy from the University of Virginia.

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