Thursday, December 10, 2020

Ground broken in Chile for alum-backed telescope

Michel Fich

Waterloo Centre for Astrophysics Professor Michel Fich is the Canadian lead for the Fred Young Submillimeter Telescope.  Ground has been broken at the site of the build in Chile.  Read full article:  Ground broken in Chile for alum-backed telescope | Cornell Univer

Friday, October 16, 2020

WCA's Alex Krolewski is awarded fellowship

Alex Krolewski

WCA's Alex Krolewski is awarded an AMTD Fellowship!

Read more:  https://uwaterloo.ca/stories/four-brilliant-researchers-join-waterloo-fellowships

Friday, September 18, 2020

WCA Professor Michel Fich's project receives a generous donation

Artist rendition of Fred Young telescope

The main donor, Fred Young, has agreed to have the CCAT-prime telescope after  him.  Read more:

https://news.cornell.edu/stories/2020/09/breakthrough-telescope-chile-renamed-benefactor-alum

Friday, August 21, 2020

WCA Researcher recieves award

Ghazal Geshnizjani

July 1 – December 31, 2022, The Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences.  Professor Ghazal Geshnizjani and her co-organizers were recently awarded $250,000 CAD to run the program as well an additional $100,000 CAD to support the participation of women and underrepresented

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

WCA Professor Ghazal Geshnizjani leads mentoring programme

Ghazal Geshnizjani

The Supernova Foundation, which WCA member, Prof. Ghazal Geshnizjani is part of the leading team and a founding member, is now accepting applications for both new mentees and mentors.  

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