CV

A short version of my C.V. is below (last updated 01/07/22)

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EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Astronomy and Astrophysics

June 2020 | University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Thesis: Discovering the Missing Population of AGN Pairs with Chandra

M.S. in Astronomy and Astrophysics

May 2017 | University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI


B.A., cum laude with honors in Astronomy & Physics

May 2014 | Boston University, Boston, MA

AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS

2021 HEAD Dissertation Prize Finalist

2020 ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award

Porat Fellow, KIPAC, Stanford University (2020 - 2023)

Rackham Dissertation Fellowship (2020)

AAS International Travel Grant (2018, 2019)

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Honorable Mention (2017)

Rackham Graduate School Travel Grant - University of Michigan (2017, 2018, 2019)

Rackham Graduate School Research Grant - University of Michigan (2016, 2019)

Physics Student Award - Solar Physics Division of AAS (2014)

John Mather Nobel Scholar - John Mather & The National Space Foundation (2014)

College Prize in Astronomy - Boston University (2014)

ACCEPTED P.I. PROPOSALS

Total of $372k in the past 4 years as P.I.

11. Chandra Cycle 22; GO: $167.5k (2020)

PI: Adi Foord | Kayhan Gültekin, Edmund Hodges-Kluck

10. Chandra Cycle 22; Archival: $82k (2020)

PI: Adi Foord | Kayhan Gültekin, Edmund Hodges-Kluck, Tiziana Di Matteo

9. Chandra Cycle 21; Archival: $47.5k (2019)

PI: Adi Foord | Kayhan Gültekin, Edmund Hodges-Kluck

8. Magellan, 6.5m Baade Telescope; 2 nights (2019)

PI: Adi Foord | Kayhan Gültekin, Edmund Hodges-Kluck

7. Swift, Target of Opportunity; 10 ks (2018)

PI: Adi Foord

6. Australia Telescope Compact Array; 12 hours (2018)

PI: Adi Foord | Kayhan Gültekin, Richard Plotkin, Edmund Hodges-Kluck

5. Magellan, 6.5m Baade Telescope; 2 nights (2018)

PI: Adi Foord | Edmund Hodges-Kluck, Kayhan Gültekin

4. Chandra Cycle 19; Theory: $75k (2017)

PI: Adi Foord | Kayhan Gültekin

3. Swift, Target of Opportunity; 2 ks (2017)

PI: Adi Foord

2. Swift 2017a (UoM time); 100 ks (2016)

PI: Adi Foord | Elena Gallo, Edmund Hodges-Kluck, Jianfeng Wu, Kayhan Gültekin

1. Swift 2016b (UoM time); 100 ks (2016)

PI: Adi Foord | Elena Gallo, Edmund Hodges-Kluck, Jianfeng Wu

PUBLICATIONS

First- and Second- authored publications

10. Lensing in the Darkness: A Bayesian Analysis of 22 Chandra Sources at z>6 Shows No Evidence of Lensing,

Pacucci, F., Foord, A., Gordon, L., Loeb, A., MNRAS, submitted

Foord, A., Liu, X., Gültekin, K., Whitley, K., Shi, F., C. Y.C. 2022, ApJ, 927, 1

Foord, A., Gültekin, K., Runnoe, J., Koss, M. 2021, ApJ, 907, 72

Foord, A., Gültekin, K., Runnoe, J., Koss, M. 2021, ApJ, 907, 71

Napier, K., Foord, A., Gallo, E., Ghisellini, G., Hodges-Kluck, E., Wu, J., Haart, F., Ciardi, B. 2020, MNRAS, 498, 2

Foord, A., Gültekin, K., Nevin, R., Comerford, J., Hodges-Kluck, E., Barrows, R., Goulding, A., Greene, J. 2020, ApJ, 892, 29

Foord, A., Gültekin, K., Reynolds, M., Hodges-Kluck, E., Cackett, E., Comerford, J., King, A., Miller, J., Runnoe, J. 2019, ApJ, 877, 1

Foord, A., Gültekin, K., Reynolds, M., Ayer, M., Liu, T., Gezari, S., Runnoe, J. 2017, ApJ, 851, 106

Foord, A., Gallo, E., Hodges-Kluck, E., Miller, B., Baldassare, V, Gültekin, K., Gnedin, O. 2017, ApJ, 841, 51

Holman, G. & Foord, A., 2015, ApJ, 804, 108


Co-authored publications

Baldassare, V., Stone, N., Foord, A., Gallo, E., Ostriker, J. P., et al. 2022, ApJ, in press

Rakshit, S., Woo, J., Gallo, E., Hodges-Kluck, E., Shin, J., Jeon, Y., Bae, H., Baldassare, V., Cho, H., Cho, W., Foord, A., et al. 2019, ApJ, 886, 93

Koss, M., U, V., Hodges-Kluck, E., [et. al, including Foord, A.], 2019, arXiv:1903.06720

Jorstad, S. G., Marscher, A. P., Morozova, D. A., [et. al, including Foord, A.] 2017, ApJ, 846, 98

OBSERVING EXPERIENCE

Las Campanas Observatory, Chile (10+ nights)

Imaging with FourStar on 6.5m Walter Baade Telescope


MDM Observatory, Kitt Peak, AZ, USA (10+ nights)

Imaging with Templeton on 1.3m McGraw-Hill telescope (including remote operations)

Spectroscopy with OSMOS on 2.4m Hiltner telescope