Cara Battersby

Research Interests

Extreme star formation in the center of our Galaxy; Using Milky Way ‘Bones’ to uncover our Galaxy’s structure; The formation of massive stars and star clusters.

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Education

  • Ph.D., Astrophysics, University of Colorado Boulder, 2013
  • M.Sc., Astronomy, Boston University, 2008
  • B.Sc., Physics and Astronomy, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2006

Experience

  • starting 2017: Professor, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut
  • 2016-2017: NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
  • 2013-2016: Submillimeter Array Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Professional Societies

  • Member, American Astronomical Society