Professor Buckley specializes in astrophysical research in high-energy phenomena. His research interests include the origin of cosmic rays, gamma-ray and multi-wavelength observations of active galaxies and experimental cosmology.
Awards & Honors
|2004||The Academy of Science of St. Louis Innovation Award|
|1998||Department of Energy, Outstanding Junior Investigator Award|
|1997||The Shakti Duggal Award - 25th International Cosmic Ray Conference|
|1996||Smithsonian Institution Special Achievement Award|
|1989-1992||NASA Graduate Student Researchers Program grant|
- Acting chairman of the VERITAS executive committee, founding member of VERITAS with 17 years research experience in γ -ray astronomy
- Leader of the VERITAS FADC subproject; designed and fabricated the 2000 channel FADC system and other camera electronics for the VERITAS experiment.
- PI on DOE-funded technology development (ADR program) for development of high-QE AlGaN/InGaN photodetectors using molecular beam epitaxy
- NASA GSRP graduate research fellow (1990-1992) working on a NASA balloon experiment (RICH) with responsibility for detector design, construction, balloon-ﬂight, and scientiﬁc data analysis of a ring-imaging Cherenkov detector for cosmic-ray research