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Clay Fellow

Ph.D. Institution

Current Position

2000 Vasilliki Kalogera University of Illinois, Urbana E.O. Haven Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Northwestern University; and Co-Director, Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics (CIERA)
2001  Bryan Gaensler University of Sydney Director of the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics. Canada Research Chair and Professor of Astronomy in the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics at The University of Toronto.
Lynn Matthews State University of New York, Stony Brook Research Scientist, MIT Haystack Observatory
2002  Gabriela Mallen-Ornelas University of Toronto PhD student, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Southern California; and Graduate Research Assistant, Biomedical Simulations Resource, University of Southern California
Danny Steeghs Saint Andrews University, United Kingdom Professor and head of the Astronomy & Astrophysics group within the Department of Physics at the University of Warwick
2003 Paul Martini Ohio State University Professor, Department of Astronomy, The Ohio State University
2004 Eric Mamajek University of Arizona Deputy Program Scientist Exoplanet Exploration Program, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology
2005 Warren Brown Harvard University Astrophysicist, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
2006 Beth Willman University of Washington Deputy Director of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST). Associate Astronomer at the Steward Observatory of the University of Arizona
2007 Andres Jordan Rutgers University Associate Professor, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
2008  Ryan Foley University of California, Berkeley Assistant Professor, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of California at Santa Cruz
Anna Frebel The Australian National University Associate Professor of Physics, Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; and Member, MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research
2009  Yue Shen Princeton University Associate Professor, Department of Astronomy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Matija Cuk Cornell University Research Scientist, SETI Institute
2010 Mariska Kriek Leiden University, The Netherlands Professor, Astronomy Department, University of California at Berkeley
2011 A Clay Fellowship was not awarded in 2011.
2012  Adam Kraus California Institute of Technology Associate Professor, University of Texas at Austin
Liubin Pan University of Texas at Austin Research Scientist, School of Physics and Astronomy, Sun Yat-sen University, China
2013  Christian Johnson Visiting Scientist, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Senior Staff Scientist, Space Telescope Science Institute
Kate Rubin University of California, Santa Cruz Associate Professor of Astronomy, San Diego State University
Harus Jabran Zahid University of Hawaii at Manoa Astrophysicist, Life Sciences Research and Data Scientist at Microsoft Research
Reinout van Weeren Leiden University, The Netherlands Assistant Professor at Leiden Observatory, Leiden University, The Netherlands
2017 A Clay Fellowship was not awarded in 2017.
2018  Vikram Ravi University of Melbourne Assistant Professor of Astronomy, Caltech University
Andra Stroe Leiden University, The Netherlands Clay Fellow, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
2019  Sirio Belli California Institute of Technology Fixed-term researcher type b) (senior) Department of Physics and Astronomy "Augusto Righi"
Laura Kreidberg University of Chicago Director, APEx Department, Max Planck Institute for Astronomy
2020 Julian Munoz John Hopkins University Clay Fellow
2021 A Clay Fellowship was not awarded in 2021.
2022  Morgan MacLeod University of California Santa Cruz Clay Fellow
Fabio Pacucci Scuola Normale Superiore (SNS), Italy Clay Fellow