CalTech Astronomer Appointed to National Science Board

Anneila I. Sargent, the Rosen Professor of Astronomy and vice president for student affairs at the California Institute of Technology, was nominated by President Obama to sit on the National Science Board, the governing body of the National Science Foundation. Dr. Sargent first arrived at CalTech 40 years ago as a graduate student. She was named a full professor in 1998. Her research is  focused on star formation.

Dr. Sargent earned a master’s degree at CalTech. She holds a doctorate from the University of Edinburgh.

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