Sarah Millholland Recognized for Outstanding Early Career Research in Astronomy

Sarah Millholland, assistant professor of physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has received the 2024 Vera Rubin Early Career Award from the American Astronomical Society’s Division on Dynamical Astronomy. She was honored for her outstanding contributions to the understanding of the formation and dynamics of extrasolar planetary systems.

Dr. Millholland joined the Massachusetts Institute of Technology faculty in 2022. In addition to her appointment in the department of physics, she holds a faculty affiliation with the Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research. Her research centers around astrophysics theory, observation, instrumentation, and experiment. Prior to her current appointment, she served as a NASA Sagan Postdoctoral Fellow at Princeton University.

Dr. Millholland received dual bachelor’s degrees in physics and applied mathematics from the University of Saint Thomas in Minnesota. She holds a Ph.D. in astronomy from Yale University.

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