Chanda Prescod-Weinstein Named One Of "5 Amazing Women Astronomers You Should Know!"

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Read the full story at L’Oréal-UNESCO DiscovHER’s Women Making Science Happen At the Intersection of Gender, Race and Science: Chanda Prescod-Weinstein

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Dr. Prescod-Weinstein works on questions relating to particle creation at the end of inflation, novel approaches to dark matter and technical issues relating to quantum fields in curved backgrounds. Her PhD dissertation focused on problems at the intersection of quantum gravity and cosmology. In addition, she believes strongly in the importance of equal opportunities and volunteers as a mentor for underrepresented minority women who are studying physical sciences. She has also been an active participant in the National Society of Black Physicists and the National Society of Hispanic Physicists.

To read more about Chanda’s research, see her personal home page