Luddy Eclipse 2024

About the Team

This group of people is comprised of IU's Luddy Scholars from the undergraduate class of 2027 within the Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering.
These scholarship winners, under the guidence of Professor Macklin, have been working inside and outside of the classroom to put together and coordinate this eclipse event.
Paul Macklin - Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education

"I'm really excited that the Luddy Scholars can merge technology, art, and service in this project. The total eclipse will be an experience to remember, and we're excited to play our part."

Abby Williams - Marketing

Informatics major from Indianapolis, Indiana

"I am working on building the website, creating posters and flyers, and engaging in other outreach attempts in order to raise awareness and spread information about our project."

Emily Ahern - K12 Outreach

Data Science major from Avon, Indiana

"My role is to educate the Monroe County Schools of the total solar eclipse through the engagement of presentations, videos, and our webstream."

Cole Bowman - Algorithm Operations

Computer Sciene major from Nashville, Indiana

"I am helping to implement all technology required for this project with real world applications and utilities!"

Flynn Keele - Ground and Logistics

Computer Science major from Columbus, Indiana

"I am in charge of the ground game for our event, meaning much of the planning behind the event on eclipse day is up to me to coordinate!"

Xander Allen - Ground and Logistics

Computer Science major from McCordsville, Indiana

"I am working on figuring out the logistics of hosting the event, such as coordinating where and how we can set up for our viewing of the eclipse!"

Gabe Shores - Webstream Operations

Computer Sciene and Mathematics major from Lebanon, Indiana

“I am working to handle to combine multiple video streams of the eclipse running on systems into a unified webstream for IU!”

Kate Mcdonald - Algorithm development

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Christine Chen - Telescope Operations

Computer Science major from Valparaiso, Indiana

"My role is to work the telescopes and help Webstream and Algorithm Operations to capture images for the livestream and data analysis."

Lily Siverston - Telescope Operations

Computer Science major from Fishers, Indiana

"My role is to manage the telescopes and get images for the livestream and data analysis."

MCCSC Correspondents: Andrew Woodard, Elizabeth Johnson, and Erica Bruce
SolarBird Correspondent: Liz Aguilar (See SolarBird Page for more)

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