Department News

Feb 20, 2021 - OU Alumnus Accepts Prestigious Postdoctoral Position

Adrian Lucy ('14, Astrophysics & History of Science) has accepted a
4-year postdoctoral position at the Space Telescope Science Institute
in Baltimore, the science operations center for the Hubble Space
Telescope and the soon-to-be-launched JWST. Adrian will divide their
time between personal research and functional support for MAST, the
Mikulski Archive for Space Telescopes. While at OU, Adrian worked with
Prof. Karen Leighly on quasar outflows. They are currently a graduate
student at Columbia University, working with Dr. Jeno Sokoloski on
finding symbiotic binaries with visible accretion disks. Their
research is funded by an NSF graduate fellowship.

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