Bill Wohler
Bill Wohler

Research Scientist

Disciplines:

wohler@newt.com
Biography

Senior Systems EngineerSETI Institute NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California.
SOFIA Science Instrument Software Interface Lead 

Major Awards

NASA Group Achievement Award, SOFIA Program, for its first deployment to the southern hemisphere, 2014.
NASA Ames Honor Award, SOFIA Science Software Development Team, 2012.
NASA Group Achievement Award, Ames First-Ever Tweetup Team, 2011.
NASA Software of the Year Award, Kepler Science Operations Center (SOC) Science Pipeline (Release 6.0), 2010.
NASA Group Achievement Award, Kepler Science Operations Center, 2010.
NASA Group Achievement Award, Kepler Launch and Commissioning Team, 2010.
NASA Ames Honor Award, Kepler Science Operations Center Team, 2009-2010.
NASA Ames Honor Award, Kepler Launch and Commissioning Team, 2009.

Publications

P. Tenenbaum et al, Detection of Potential Transit Signals in 16 Quarters of Kepler Mission Data, Astrophysical Journal Supplement 211:6, February, 2014.

E. B. Ford et al, Transit Timing Observations from Kepler. II. Confirmation of Two Multiplanet Systems via a Non-parametric Correlation Analysis, Astrophysical Journal 750:113, May, 2012.

S. Mathur et al, A Uniform Asteroseismic Analysis of 22 Solar-type Stars Observed by Kepler, Astrophysical Journal 749:152, April, 2012.

W. F. Welsh et al, KOI-54: The Kepler Discovery of Tidally Excited Pulsations and Brightenings in a Highly Eccentric Binary, Astrophysical Journal Supplement 197:4 November, 2011

V. Silva Aguirre et al, Constructing a one-solar-mass evolutionary sequence using asteroseismic data from Kepler, Astrophysical Journal Letters 740:L2, August, 2011.

D. Latham et al, A First Comparison of Kepler Planet Candidates in Single and Multiple Systems, Astrophysical Journal Letters 732:L24, May, 2011.

W. J. Chaplin et al, Evidence for the Impact of Stellar Activity on the Detectability of Solar-like Oscillations Observed by Kepler, Astrophysical Journal Letters 732:L5, May, 2011.

J. Jenkins et al, Discovery and Rossiter–McLaughlin Effect of Exoplanet Kepler-8b, Astrophysical Journal Letters 724:L1108, December, 2010.

C. Middour et al, Kepler Science Operations Center Architecture, Proc. SPIE, Vol. 7740, 77401A, July, 2010.

T. Klaus et al, Kepler Science Operations Center pipeline framework, Proc. SPIE, Vol. 7740, 77401B , July, 2010.

T. Klaus et al, The Kepler Science Operations Center pipeline framework extensions, Proc. SPIE, Vol. 7740, 774018, July, 2010.

S. McCauliff et al, The Kepler DB, a database management system for arrays, sparse arrays, and binary data, Proc. SPIE, Vol. 7740, 77400M, July, 2010.

H. Wu et al, Data validation in the Kepler Science Operations Center pipeline, Proc. SPIE, Vol. 7740, 774019, July, 2010.

J. Li et al, Photometer performance assessment in Kepler science data processing, Proc. SPIE, Vol. 7740, 77401T, July, 2010.

B. Clarke et al, A framework for propagation of uncertainties in the Kepler data analysis pipeline, Proc. SPIE, Vol. 7740, 774020, July, 2010.

J. Jenkins et al, Overview of the Kepler Science Processing Pipeline, Astrophysical Journal Letters 713:L87, April, 2010.

Additional publications acknowledging my work on the Kepler data analysis pipeline can be found in the The Astrophysical Journal and the arXiv .

Web-Based Architectures: Where Things Are and Where They're Going, SDForum Newsletter, San Jose, CA, September, 2005.

Eye-Tracking Technology and Analytics, SDForum Newsletter, San Jose, CA, September, 2005.

Are You Agile or Are You Fragile?, SDForum Newsletter, San Jose, CA, June, 2003.

A Java/Swing GUI Framework, White paper, iSharp Inc., San Carlos, CA, 2001.

Lutris: The Enhydra Java/XML Application Server, SDForum Newsletter, San Jose, CA, April 2000.

Software Conventions and Process, White paper, 2000.

A Chat with James Gosling, SDForum Newsletter, San Jose, CA, Feb. 2000.

Datafusion Software Conventions, White paper, Datafusion, San Francisco, CA, 1997.

Datafusion Configuration Management, White paper, Datafusion, San Francisco, CA, 1997.

Email Referenceshttp://www.newt.com/email/references.html.

Worldtalk Connector for the Internet: Delivery Status Notifications (DSN) Functional Specification, White paper, Worldtalk Corporation, Santa Clara, CA 1997.

Worldtalk Connector for the Internet: IMAC: Internet Message Access Control, White paper, Worldtalk Corporation, Santa Clara, CA 1997.

Worldtalk Internet Mail Gateway: 8-bit Character Support Extension, White paper, Worldtalk Corporation, Santa Clara, CA 1996.

Security Issues for Messaging, Section 2.1.3 "Gateways," Electronic Messaging Association, 1995.

Worldtalk Internet Mail Gateway: Administration User Interface Definition, White paper, Worldtalk Corporation, Santa Clara, CA 1995.

J. Peek, B. Wohler, B. Welch, MH & xmh: Email for Users and Programmers, Third Edition, O'Reilly & Associates, Inc., Sebastopol, CA, 1995.

Connecting SAP to the Internet Securely, White paper, SAP AG, Walldorf, Germany, 1993.

MH Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) with Answers, comp.mail.mh, 1991-present.

NN Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) with Answers, news.software.nn, 1991-2000.

A Software Organization called SWORG, White paper, SRI International, Menlo Park, CA, 1989.

N. Knolle, M. Fong, R. Lang, K. Williams, K. Nitz, A. Algustyniak, B. Wohler, Object-Oriented Development Environments, White paper, SRI International, Menlo Park, CA, 1988.

G. Hastie, P. Homburger, D. Lee, D. Mason, G. Skinner, and W. Wohler, Exercise Crested Eagle 88 After-Action Report, (TRW contract DC3398A47L), SRI International, Menlo Park, CA, Mar. 1988.

T. Barker, M. Brown, R. Gilligan, J. Rininger, C. Tran, W. Wohler, Software Specification for the SAC C³ Testbed, (DARPA contract F-30602-85-C-0073), SRI International, Menlo Park, CA, Dec. 1986.

T. Barker, D. Cone, B. Fair, K. Poulsen, R. Reining, J. Rininger, C. Tran, W. Wohler, Final Report of the Command, Control, and Communications Testbed for the Strategic Air Command, (DARPA contract F-30602-83-C-0027), SRI International, Menlo Park, CA, Aug. 1986.