Western Science alumna awarded the prestigious CASCA/RASC J.S. Plaskett Medal for 2017

Congratulations to Dr Fereshteh Rajabi, a PhD alumna from Physics & Astronomy, who was recently awarded the 2017 Royal Astronomical Society of Canada and the Canadian Astronomical Society's J.S. Plaskett Medal for "...the most outstanding doctoral thesis in astronomy or astrophysics in the preceding two calendar years."

Supervised under the supervision of Dr. Martin Houde. Her thesis entitled “Dicke’s Superradiance in Astrophysics” extends the mathematical description of this intriguing physical process to many phenomena of astrophysical interest.

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