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Speaker Andrea M. Ghez (University of California Los Angeles)
Date Oct 17, 2012
Time 12:30 pm  
Location 144 Loomis
Sponsor Departments of Physics and Astronomy
Event type Seminar
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Andrea M. Ghez, a professor of Physics & Astronomy who holds the Lauren B. Leichtman & Arthur E. Levine chair in Astrophysics, is one of the world's leading experts in observational astrophysics and heads UCLA's Galactic Center Group. She has received numerous honors and awards including a Crafoord Prize, a MacArthur Fellowship, election to both the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, the Aaronson Award from the University of Arizona, the Sackler Prize from Tel Aviv University, the American Physical Society's Maria Goeppert-Mayer Award, the American Astronomical Society' Newton Lacy Pierce, a Sloan Fellowship, a Packard Fellowship, and several teaching awards.