Monica Young, PhD ’10
Web Editor, Sky & Telescope
Advisor: Alan Marscher
PhD Research: Multiwavelength observations of quasar accretion.
“The department facilitated my outside collaborations, which was essential to my success.”
Dr. Brian Walsh, PhD ’12
Research Associate, University of Maryland/NASA GSFC
Advisor: Ted Fritz
PhD Research: Earth’s magnetospheric cusps and their role in heating charged particles using measurements from the Cluster mission.
“At Boston University I was fortunate to participate in cutting edge science as well as hands-on science education. These experiences were instrumental in shaping my interests and activities today.”
Prof. Alberto Bolatto, PhD ’01
Associate Professor, University of Maryland
Advisor: James M. Jackson
PhD Research: The interstellar medium in low metallicity environments.
“The faculty at Boston University had an open doors policy and a personal level of engagement that is rarely seen.”
Prof. Sigrid Close, PhD ’04
Assistant Professor, Stanford University
Advisor: Meers Oppenheim
PhD Research: Studying meteoroids using both observational data and physical theory.
“BU Astronomy’s multi-disciplinary approach, combining engineering and physics to space research, was an exciting opportunity for me.”
A full list of our alumni can be found here.