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Outreach

I have a passion for teaching and communicating scientific ideas to the general public. Below is a list of my recent outreach activities.

 
   

December 2015:
Public lecture on supermassive black holes, Stony Brook University Astronomy Open Night.

   

January 2015:
Served as a "Super scientist" for YES Preps Public School in Houston, Texas, answering questions on black holes and careers in science.

   

February 2014:
Astronomy on Tap outreach event at the Way Station bar in Brooklyn, NY.
 
An article for the general public in the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysic's Monthly Research Highlights.

   

July 2012:
An article for the general public in the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysic's Monthly Research Highlights.

April 2011:
Supermassive Black Holes: The most gargantuan and ancient denizens of the Universe
Invited keynote lecture, 49th Monmouth Junior Science Symposium

November 2011:
Astronomy class lesson on black holes
Newton North High School (MA)

November 2011:
"What Happens When Black Holes Collide?"
Public lecture at Columbia University

January 2009:
Eavesdropping on Supermassive Black Holes
Public lecture at Columbia University

 

In addition to the above, I've participated as a judge at high school science competitions and translated the astronomy visualization tool Chromoscope into Japanese.