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Giacconi Prize Fellow
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Nicole Arulanantham joined STScI as a Giacconi Fellow in 2020. Her research focuses on young star and planet formation, with a particular emphasis on joint UV/IR spectroscopy of protoplanetary disks.

Nicole received her PhD in Astrophysics from the University of Colorado Boulder, where she worked with Dr. Kevin France as part of the Colorado Ultraviolet Spectroscopy Program (CUSP).



PhD in Astrophysics, University of Colorado Boulder
MA in Astronomy, Wesleyan University
BS in Astrophysics, University of California, Los Angeles


Research Topics:  Star Formation, Histories, and Evolution; Astrochemistry, Chemical Abundances


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ORCID ID: 0000-0003-2631-5265


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