Professor Anneila Isabel Sargent HonFRSE

Ira S. Bowen Professor of Astronomy, California Institute of Technology.

Anneila I. Sargent is Professor of Astronomy and past Vice President for Student Affairs at the California Institute of Technology, where she has spent her career. Her research focuses on the formation of stars and planetary systems, relying on observations at radio, millimeter, and infrared wavelengths. She has been active in the construction and management of such astronomical facilities, especially as Director of Caltech’s radio observatory (1996-2007). Sargent is a past President of the American Astronomical Society and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She is currently a member of the U.S. National Science Board.

Elected

2017

Discipline

B1 Physics and Astronomy