CV

A short version of my C.V. is below (last updated 06/24/21)

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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 (Advisor: Kayhan Gültekin)

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

2020 ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award

2021 HEAD Dissertation Prize Finalist

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

Foord, A., Liu, X., Gültekin, K., Whitley, K., Shi, F., C. Y.C. 2021, submitted to ApJ, arXiv:2110.02982

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, 108H


Co-authored publications

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