Amir Siraj is a junior at Harvard College in Leverett House, studying astrophysics. He is a classical pianist and is concurrently pursuing a Master's in Music at the New England Conservatory of Music for piano performance. In his free time, he enjoys conducting the Hasty Pudding Theatricals and singing with the Harvard Krokodiloes.
Hoopes Prizes are given to select undergraduates for excellent undergraduate work and excellence in the art of teaching. See a list of 2020 winners. His thesis title is Observational Signatures of Interstellar Objects and Their Implications for Astronomy—advised by Prof. Avi Loeb.