Dr. Bijan Nemati Principal Research Scientist VI, CAO Contact 301 Sparkman DriveOptics BuildingRoom 400AHuntsville, AL 35899 Campus Map firstname.lastname@example.org Biography Physicist with extensive background in the development of advanced optical instruments for the detection of astrophysical objects. Broad research and engineering experience spanning experimental high energy physics, stellar interferometry, coronagraphy, and precision metrology. Education Ph.D. 1990 University of Washington, Seattle, WA, High Energy Physics B.S. 1985 University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, Engineering Physics Recent Publications The effects of space telescope primary mirror segment errors on coronagraph instrument performance, Bijan Nemati, et al., UV/Optical/IR Space Telescopes and Instruments, 2017, Proc. of SPIE, Vol. 10398 (2017) Sensitivity of the WFIRST coronagraph performance to key instrument parameters, B. Nemati, et al., Techniques and Inst. for Det. of Exoplanets, 2017, Proc. of SPIE, Vol. 10400 (2017) The effect of radiation-induced traps on the WFIRST coronagraph detectors, B. Nemati, et al., Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2016, Proc. SPIE, Vol. 9915, (2016) Numerical modeling of the proposed WFIRST-AFTA coronagraphs and their predicted performances, J. Krist, B. Nemati, B. Mennesson, J. Astr. Tel. Instr. Sys., SPIE, Vol. 2, Issue 1, (2015) Finding Very Small Near-Earth Asteroids using Synthetic Tracking, M. Shao, B. Nemati, et al., the Astrophysical Journal 782, 1 (2014).