The Astrophysical Sciences and Technology (AST) PhD program had a record number of graduates in 2017
Friday, September 1, 2017 —
The Astrophysical Sciences and Technology program had a record number of PhDs graduating this year including Dmitry Vorobiev (Spring 2017), Andy Lipnicky (Summer 2017), Yuanhao “Harry” Zhang (Summer 2017), Triana Almeyda (Summer 2017), Alexander Rasskazov (Summer 2017), and Dennis Bowen (Fall 2017).
Dr. Michael Zemcov, as a member of the SPHEREx mission proposal team, wins 2 million NASA grant
Thursday, August 31, 2017 —
Dr. Michael Zemcov is a co-I on the SPHEREx mission proposal, led by principal investigator James Bock, receiving a $2 million NASA grant to conduct a 9 month concept study. Dr. Zemcov’s main involvement will be on data reduction and analysis of the mission as well as other aspects of science and technology development.
Dr. Joel Kastner was a Discussion Leader at the June 2017 Gordon Research Conference
Friday, July 14, 2017 —
Joel Kastner was a Discussion Leader at the Gordon Research Conference on Origins of Solar Systems, Titled: Making a Habitable Planet. “The Gordon Conference on Origins of Solar Systems brings together a diverse group of scientists to discuss research at the frontier of understanding how planets and planetary systems form.”