Hsiao-Wen Chen named AAS Fellow

January 5, 2022

Hsiao-Wen Chen, KICP Senior Member and Professor in the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics

Professor Hsiao-Wen Chen was cited for fundamental work using quasar absorption-line observations to study the halo gas content of galaxies. Chen joined the faculty in 2005 and her research interests broadly cover issues concerning formation and evolution of galaxies across cosmic time. She has had an active role among the leadership of the Magellan Council, the Giant Magellan Telescope Science Advisory Committee, the Hubble Space Telescope and James Webb Space Telescope Programs, and the Adler Planetarium.

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