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Poonam Chandra
Dr. Poonam Chandra
Associate Astronomer
National Radio Astronomy Observatory
Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA
Email: pchandra at nrao.edu
Hi, I am an Astronomer currently working at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory. I completed my Ph.D. at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research under Joint Astronomy Programme of Indian Institute of Science. After my Ph.D., I was a a Jansky Postdoctoral Fellow of National Radio Astronomy Observatory at the University of Virginia from 2005 till 2008. Since 2008 onwards I was a Senior Research Associate and Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Royal Military College of Canada until 2012. I was at the National Centre for Radio Astrophysics of Tata Institute of Fundamental Research from 2012 until May 2022 as Reader and Associate Professor before joining the NRAO in May 2022.

My research theme is Evolution, Energetics and Environments of Extreme Explosions. See my cool logo above.

You can view a pdf copy of my detailed CV here.