Amber will be heading to the University of Texas at Austin as an Early Career Fellow. This postdoctoral position is unique in that in addition to furthering her research on the radiation environments of low-mass stars, she will also be mentored on how to become an effective teacher and research advisor.
Theron's postdoc plans are to start a research associate position at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland this fall. There he will continue researching transiting brown dwarfs from the TESS mission.
Prof. Blecha earned her PhD at Harvard working with Avi Loeb. She is an Assistant Professor of Astronomy at the University of Florida where a fair number of recent Harvard graduates have landed including Sarah Ballard, Paul Torrey, Zach Slepian and Stephen Eikenberry.
Since April, PhD alumni Fernando Becerra, How-Huan Chen, and Anjali Tripathi have been working on the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health COVID-19 data and epidemiology team. The group has used their data and visualization skills for a range of projects, including their newly created COVID Watch website. Released for the start of flu season, the site makes data available for tracking COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses across the country's largest county. More at: ... Read more about Recent alumni help government COVID-19 data and epidemiology efforts