Ankit is a postdoc in the SU Physics department working on dark matter phenomenology. He likes Indian food and is learning how to swim.
Giovanni is a postdoc in the SU Astronomy department working on neutrino diffusion in rotating neutron stars. He likes reading and drawing.
Rakhee Kushwah is a postdoc at KTH working on the SPHiNX gamma ray polarization satellite. She likes watching movies and hopes for tourist visits to the moon.
CASPEN provides travel funds for collaborative visits by graduate students and postdocs to institutions within the network.
2017 was a very interesting year for transient astronomy, including OKC members contributions to papers on supernovae, the discovery of the gravitational wave signal from merging neutron stars, and the kickoff of the GREAT research environment.
Erin O’Sullivan is a postdoc working on neutrino astrophysics in the SU IceCube group. She likes exploring Stockholm and playing board games.
Fei Xie is a postdoc working on instrument simulations for the SPHiNX gamma-ray polarization satellite. She likes movies, reading, and spicy food.
Hoi-Fung David is an observer who seeks to understand gamma-ray burst emission mechanisms. He likes bouldering and science communication.
Mette is an observer who works with PoGO+ (a balloon-born experiment that measures polarized gamma-rays) and who loves to bake and eat sweets.
Luca is a theorist working at the interface of particle physics and cosmology who loves pizza and Stockholm.