MIT Kavli Institute Directory

Anirudh Chiti

Graduate Student

Ani is a third-year graduate student working with Professor Anna Frebel on characterizing the chemical abundances of metal-poor stars in the Milky Way’s halo and surrounding dwarf galaxies. Previously, Ani received degrees in physics and mathematics from Cornell University and worked on identifying radio transient events in the Galactic Center.


Honors and awards: 

Henry Kendall Teaching Award, 2016
NSF GRFP Honorable Mention, 2016
Whiteman Fellow, Sep 2014 - Sep 2015
Cranston and Edna Shelley Award for Undergraduate Research in Astronomy, 2014

Contact Information

t: 832-335-3494
e: achiti@MIT.EDU


B.A. Physics & Mathematics, Cornell University, 2014