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Amy Gottlieb

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Graduate Student

Educational Background

  • M.Sc., Astronomy, University of Florida, May 2017
  • B.S., Physics, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Dec 2014

Areas of Specialty

X-ray Binaries; Compact objects

Biography

I am currently a graduate student at the University of Florida working with Dr. Steve Eikenberry on X-ray binaries in the Galactic Center. I grew up in Silver Spring, Maryland, and graduated from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) as a Meyerhoff Scholar in Dec 2014. I received a Bachelor of Science in Physics as well as minors in Astronomy and Mathematics. Before graduating from UMBC, I participated in REUs at the National Solar Observatory and NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center.