- Chunglee Kim has been awarded the 2006 Luise Meyer-Schutzmeister Memorial Award by The Association of Women in Science (AWIS) Education Foundation.
She is a graduate student in her final year and her dissertation work focuses on Merger Rates of Binary Pulsars. She is expected to graduate in May 2006 and will start her postdoctoral studies at Cornell in summer 2006.
The Luise Meyer-Schutzmeister Award is given annually to an outstanding woman graduate student in physics. It is awarded for exceptional academic achievement, the importance of the research being addressed, the quality of the research, and the
applicant's potential for future contributions to the field of physics.
Further information on AWIS and their award program can be found at http://www.awis.org/careers/edfoundation.html#graduate.
- A new paper is submitted to The Astrophysical Journal: “The Eclipsing ULX in NGC 3379 ”
G. Fabbiano, D.-W. Kim, T. Fragos, V. Kalogera, A. R. King, L. Angelini, R. L. Davies, J. S. Gallagher, S. Pellegrini, G. Trinchieri, S. E. Zepf, & A. Zezas [astro-ph/0603532]
- A new paper is submitted to The Astrophysical Journal: “Stellar Remnants in Galactic Nuclei: Mass Segregation ”
Freitag M., Amaro-Seoane P., & Kalogera V. [astro-ph/0603280]
- Richard O'Shaughnessy gives the LIGO Seminar on “Critically assessing Binary Mergers as short hard GRBs”, March 7, 2006, Caltech, Pasadena.