IAU Prize for Doctoral Thesis of Gisela Ortiz

The IAU PhD Prize recognises the outstanding scientific achievement in astronomy by PhD students around the world. There are a series of awards, one for each of the IAU’s nine Divisions, with each division selecting a winner in its own field of astronomy.

The IAU Executive Committee awarded the IAU PhD Prize for 2017 in the Division A Fundamental Astronomy to Gisela Ortiz Leon, Instituto de Radioastronomía y Astrofísica, Mexico, for her research in Ultra-high precision astrometry with centimeter and millimeter very long baseline interferometry.

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