Thursday, January 11, 2018

People of Color Presenting at AAS: Friday

We at Astronomy in Color are proud to highlight presenters at the January 2018 AAS meeting who identify as People of Color.  We'll be posting daily.  If you would like to be included, please fill out your information using this google form.  An itinerary has also been created on the AAS Meeting schedule page, go to View the Online Program and type in "People of Color" (case sensitive) as the itinerary name.  Select "view your itinerary" to see all presentations.

PoC Presentations on Friday, January 12


Kate Daniel (Bryn Mawr College)
425.05: "Scaling Relations for the Efficiency of Radial Migration in Disk Galaxies"
2:50 pm

Christopher Moore (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics)
402.03D: "The Miniature X-ray Solar Spectrometer (MinXSS) CubeSats: instrument capabilities and early science analysis on the quiet Sun, active regions, and flares"
10:20 am

**Kelby Palencia (University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez)
429.01: "ALFAZOA Deep HI Survey to Identify Galaxies in the ZOA 37° ≦ l ≦ 43° and -2.5° ≦ b ≦ 3°"
2:00 pm

**Manisha Shrestha (University of Denver)
Graduate Student
424.06D: "Polarized bow shocks reveal features of the winds and environments of massive stars"
3:10 pm


Amalya Johnson (Columbia University / SDSS FAST)
425.08: "The Stellar Kinematics of E+A Galaxies in SDSS IV-MaNGA"

Estefania Padilla (Cal State - San Bernardino)
442.09: "Structured Antireflective Coating for Silicon at Submillimeter Frequencies"

Karen Perez (Cornell University)
452.01: "Multi-Wavelength Study of Jets in Coronal Holes"

Lynnae Quick (National Air and Space Museum)
Staff Scientist
439.21: "The Potential for Volcanism and Tectonics on Extrasolar Terrestrial Planets"

** these people are applying for the Next Level (grad school, postdocs, etc)

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