Dr. Henrique Schmitt

henriqueDr. Henrique R. Schmitt is an astronomer at the Remote Sensing Division of the Naval Research Laboratory, working on optical interferometric observations and imaging of stars and circumstellar disks with the Navy Precision Optical Interferometer, and on radio and optical observational properties of active galactic nuclei. Dr. Schmitt did his Phd, in Porto Alegre, Brazil, on issues related to the Unified Model of Seyfert galaxies. During his PhD, Dr. Schmitt spent 2 years as a graduate student at the Space Telescope Science Institute, and later another 2 years as a post-doc at STScI, followed by a Jansky Postdoctoral Fellowship at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory.