Ph.D. Physics (2021) University of Kentucky
M.S. Physics (2018) University of Kentucky
B.S. Physics (2016) University of Kentucky
Astronomy | Astrophysics | Galactic Archaeology | Galactic Dynamics | Applied Data Science
Selected Conference Proceedings/Posters:
Hinkel, Austin, Susan Gardner, and Brian Yanny. "Applying Noether's Theorem to Matter in the Milky Way: Axi-symmetry Tests with Gaia Data Release 2 Reveal External Perturbations and Non-Steady-State Effects." Bulletin of the American Physical Society 65 (2020).
Hancock, Hart, Eryn Murphy, Ben Blackmore, and Austin Hinkel. "Center of Pressure Metrics During the Five-time Sit-to-Stand Are Associated With Falls History in Older Adults." American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting (2023).
Hinkel, Austin, Susan Gardner, and Brian Yanny. "Two-point correlation function studies for the Milky Way: discovery of spatial clustering from disk excitations and substructure." The Astrophysical Journal 942.1 (2023): 41.
Hinkel, Austin, Susan Gardner, and Brian Yanny. "Probing axial symmetry breaking in the Galaxy with Gaia data release 2." The Astrophysical Journal 893.2 (2020): 105.
Hinkel, Austin, Susan Gardner, and Brian Yanny. "Axial Asymmetry Studies in Gaia Data Release 2 Yield the Pattern Speed of the Galactic Bar." The Astrophysical Journal Letters 899.1 (2020): L14.
Hinkel was a visiting assistant professor of physics at Colorado College (2021-2023) before coming to Thomas More. He has volunteered time processing accelerometry data and developing machine learning models to help predict freezing of gait events in individuals with Parkinson's Disease.
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