Tom is a professor in the Department of Astronomy at the University of Washington in Seattle.
Tom leads the N-Body Shop, where he works on running and analyzing N-body simulations of structure formation in the Universe. His other research interests include Galactic and Solar System dynamics, and planet formation. He is a member of the UW Astrobiology program. He is also involved in developing scientific software for the Sloan Digital Sky Survey and chairs the Solar System working group
I have collected some useful documents for looking at the SDSS FITS data.
Astr 497: Current Topics in Astronomy
He regularly teaches the graduate Stellar Dynamics course, the graduate Magneto-Hydrodynamics course, Origins of the Solar System, the undergraduate Cosmology course and a course on Numerical Methods for Astrophysics.
He gave recent presentation on planetary accretion.
Here are a couple of "Web papers" he has contributed to:
Here are a couple of cool movies to look at: