Nicholas Devereux

Associate Professor Physics and Astronomy
Physics and Astronomy Department
Prescott College of Arts & Sciences
Prescott campus


  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Astronomy, University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • B.S. - Bachelor of Science in Physics, University of Leicester

  • PS 250: Physics for Engineers III
  • PS 113: Introductory Physics I



PUBLICATIONS by NICHOLAS A. DEVEREUX

REFEREED JOURNALS

1. Infrared Characteristics of the Nuclei of Normal Galaxies, Devereux, N.A., Becklin, E.E., & Scoville, N.Z., 1987, Astrophysical Journal 312, 529.

2. The Spatial Distribution of 10um Luminosity in Spiral Galaxies, Devereux, N.A., 1987, Astrophysical Journal 323, 91.

3. A Re-evaluation of the Infrared-Radio Correlation for Spiral Galaxies, Devereux, N.A., & Eales, S.A., 1989, Astrophysical Journal 340, 708.

4. Nearby Starburst Galaxies, Devereux, N.A., 1989, Astrophysical Journal 346, 126.

5. The Origin of the Far Infrared Luminosity from Spiral Galaxies, Devereux, N.A., & Young, J.S., 1990, Astrophysical Journal Letters 350, L25.

6. The Gas/Dust Ratio in Spiral Galaxies, Devereux, N.A., & Young, J.S., 1990, Astrophysical Journal 359, 42.

7. The Rate & Efficiency of High Mass Star Formation Along the Hubble Sequence, Devereux, N.A., & Young, J.S., 1991, Astrophysical Journal 371, 515.

8. Molecular Clouds in Starburst Galaxy Nuclei, Young, J.S., & Devereux, N.A., 1991, Astrophysical Journal 373, 414.

9. Nuclear Molecular Gas Bar Perpendicular to the Stellar Bar in NGC 3351, Devereux, N.A., Kenney, J.D.P., & Young, J.S., 1992, Astronomical Journal 103, 784.

10. The Origin of the Far Infrared Luminosity in the Spiral Galaxy M51, Devereux, N.A., & Young, J.S., 1992, Astronomical Journal 103,1536.

11. Twin Peaks of CO Emission in the Central Regions of Barred Galaxies Kenney, J.D.P., Wilson, C.D., Scoville, N.Z., Devereux, N.A., & Young, J.S., 1992, Astrophysical Journal, 395, L79.

12. The Origin of the Far Infrared Luminosity in the Spiral Galaxy NGC 6946, Devereux, N.A., & Young, J.S., 1993, Astronomical Journal 106, 948.

13. The 12CO (3-2)/1-0) Emission Line Observations of Starburst Galaxy Nuclei, Devereux, N.A., Taniguchi, Y., Sanders, D.B., Nakai, N., & Young, J.S., 1994, Astronomical Journal 107, 2006.

14. The Origin of the Far Infrared Luminosity within the Spiral Galaxy M101, Devereux, N.A., & Scowen, P.A., 1994, Astronomical Journal 108,1244.

15. Two Views of the Andromeda Galaxy; H? and Far Infrared, Devereux, N.A., Price, R., Wells, L.A., & Duric, N., 1994, Astronomical Journal 108,1667.

16. Far Infrared and H? Emission within the Early-Type Spiral Galaxy M81, Devereux, N.A., Jacoby, G., & Ciardullo, R., 1995, Astronomical Journal, 110, 1115.

17. Far Infrared, H? and Thermal Radio Continuum Within the Late-Type Spiral Galaxy M33, Devereux, N.A., Duric, N., & Scowen, P.A., 1997, Astronomical Journal, 113, 236.

18. Massive Star Formation Along the Hubble Sequence, Devereux, N.A., & Hameed, S., 1997, Astronomical Journal, 113, 599.

19. Hubble Space Telescope Imaging of the Central 1 kpc of M81, Devereux, N.A., Ford, H., & Jacoby, G., 1997, Astrophysical Journal Letters, 481, 71.

20. H? Imaging of Early-Type (Sa-Sab) Spiral Galaxies. I., Hameed, S., & Devereux, N., 1999, Astronomical Journal, 118, 730.

21. A six-square-degree survey for Pleiades low-mass stars and brown dwarfs, Pinfield, D. J.; Hodgkin, S. T.; Jameson, R. F.; Cossburn, M. R.; Hambly, N. C.; Devereux, N., 2000, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 313, 347.

22. The Discovery of a Giant H? Filament in NGC 7213, Hameed, Salman; Blank, David L.; Young, Lisa M.; Devereux, Nick, 2001, Astrophysical Journal Letters 546, 97.??23. STIS Spectroscopy of the Central 10pc of M81: Evidence for a Massive Black Hole, Devereux, Nick, Ford, Holland, Tvetanov, Z, & Jacoby, G., 2003, Astronomical Journal 125, 1226

24. H? Imaging of Early-Type (Sa-Sab) Spiral Galaxies. II; Global Properties, Hameed, S., & Devereux, N., 2005, Astronomical Journal, 129, 2597.

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

1. Stellar Bars and the Spatial Distribution of Infrared Luminosity, 1986, Devereux, N.A. In proceedings of "Star Formation in Galaxies, Second International IRAS Conference, Pasadena, CA.

2. The Association between Stellar Bars and Enhanced Activity in the Central Kiloparsec of Spiral Galaxies, 1987, Devereux, N.A. In proceedings of "Comets to Cosmology", Third International IRAS Conference, London, England.

3. Nuclear Starbursts in Barred Galaxies, 1988, Devereux, N.A. In proceedings of IAU 134 Conference on Active Galactic Nuclei, Santa Cruz, CA.

4.The Gas/Dust Ratio in Spiral Galaxies, 1989, Devereux, N.A., & Young, J.S. In proceedings of the Second Wyoming Conference, "The Interstellar Medium in External Galaxies". Eds H. Thronson and M. Shull.

5. A Comparison of the Radial Distributions of Molecular Gas and Non-thermal Radio Continuum in Spiral Disks, 1989, Devereux, N.A., & Young, J.S. In proceedings of the Second Wyoming Conference "The Interstellar Medium in External Galaxies". Eds. H. Thronson & M. Shull.

6. The FCRAO Extragalactic CO Survey: Global Properties of Galaxies, 1989, Young, J.S., Claussen, M., Devereux, N.A., Huang, Y., Kenney, J.D., Knezek, P., Tacconi, L., Tacconi-Garman, L., Schloerb, F.P., Viscuso, P., & Xie, S. In proceedings of the Second Wyoming Conference "The Interstellar Medium in External Galaxies". Eds. H. Thronson & M. Shull.

7. Evidence Against a Simple Two Component Model for the Far Infrared Emission From Galaxies, 1989, Eales, S.A., & Devereux, N.A. In proceedings of the Second Wyoming Conference "The Interstellar Medium in External Galaxies". Eds. H. Thronson & M. Shull.

8. The FCRAO Extragalactic CO Survey, 1990, Young, J.S., Allen, L., Devereux, N.A., Knezek, P., & Xie, S. In proceedings of IAU 146 "Dynamics of Galaxies and Molecular Cloud Distribution". Eds. F. Combes & F. Casoli.

9. High Mass Star Formation Along the Hubble Sequence, 1990, Devereux, N.A., & Young, J.S. In proceedings of IAU 146 "Dynamics of Galaxies and Molecular Cloud Distribution". Eds. F. Combes & F. Casoli.

10. The Statistical Accuracy of Global Molecular Gas Mass Determinations for Spiral Galaxies, 1990, Devereux, N.A., & Young, J.S. In proceedings of IAU 146 "Dynamics of Galaxies and Molecular Cloud Distribution". Eds F. Combes & F. Casoli.

11. Molecular Clouds in Starburst Galaxy Nuclei, 1990, Young, J.S., & Devereux, N.A. In proceedings of IAU 146 "Dynamics of Galaxies and Molecular Cloud Distribution". Eds F. Combes & F. Casoli.

12. 2um CO Band Spectroscopy of Starburst Galaxy Nuclei, 1990, Devereux, N.A., & Young, J.S. Proceedings of STScI Conference "Massive Stars and Starbursts".

13. Molecular Clouds in Starburst Galaxy Nuclei, 1990, Young, J.S., & Devereux, N.A. Proceedings of STScI Conference "Massive Stars and Starbursts".

14. The Origin of the Far Infrared Luminosity within Spiral Galaxies, 1993 Devereux, N.A. In proceedings of the "First Symposium on the Infrared Cirrus & Diffuse Interstellar Clouds" Eds. R. Cutri & B. Latter.

15. Nuclear Starbursts in Barred Spiral Galaxies, 1993, Devereux, N.A. In proceedings of "Mass Induced Transfer Activity in Barred Spirals". Ed. I. Shlosman.

16. Azimuthally Averaged 100um/60um Dust Color Temperatures in Spiral Galaxies, 1993, Devereux, N.A. In proceedings of "Science With High Spatial Resolution Far Infrared Data". Ed. S. Tereby.

17. The Opacity of Spiral Galaxy Disks - A Far Infrared Perspective, 1994, Devereux, N.A. In proceedings of NATO sponsored conference "The Opacity of Spiral Galaxy Disks", Cardiff, Wales, UK.

18. Dust in Galaxies - A Far Infrared Perspective, 1997, Devereux, N.A., invited review to appear in the proceedings "New Extragalactic Perspectives in the New South Africa" (Kluwer), eds. J.M. Greenberg and D.L. Block.

MAGAZINE ARTICLES
1. Old Meets New at Birr Castle, Astronomy Now, January 2006

2. On the Media, Aerospace Communicator, September 2004

3. Space Camera Action ! Astronomy Now, April 2001

4. National Geographic Magazine (News item), March 2000

5. Unveiling Spirals, Astronomy Now, January 1999

6. Sky & Telescope (News item) 1995


1982 - 1983: Teaching Assistant, Physics Program, University of Hawaii.

1983 - 1987: Research Assistant, Astronomy Program, University of Hawaii.

1987 - 1992: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

1992 - 1998: College Assistant Professor, Astronomy Department, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces.

1999 - Present: Associate Professor, College of Arts & Sciences, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, AZ.

2006 ' 2007: Fulbright Scholar, Physics Department, National University of Ireland, Galway.