She is a Astrophysicist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, MA. She has an undergraduate degree in Physics from MIT and a PhD in Astronomy from Columbia University. She has been awarded a Marie Curie Fellowship by the American Association of University Women and a Science Fellowship by the Radcliffe Bunting Institute. Her areas of interest include the physics of accretion disks and jets, multi wavelength studies of X-ray binaries and planetary nebulae, science education, and public outreach.
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