Amanda Gulbis

Amanda Gulbis was a PAL member from fall 2003 to June 2008, at which point she became an astronomer at the Southern African Large Telescope (SALT), based at the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) in Cape Town. She maintains her collaboration with PAL as an MIT visiting scientist. Her interests include the following:

(i) predicting and observing stellar occultations by small bodies in the outer Solar System;

(ii) the physical and atmospheric charactieristics of Pluto, Charon, and other KBOs;

(iii) high-speed, visible wavelength instrumentation.

Please see her SAAO webpage for more details.