Ylva Pihlstrom

Ylva Pihlstrom


2017 Women In STEM travel award winner


associate professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy

Winning project:

Estimating Distances to Dusty Stars.

Project focus: 

Pihlstrom will use the funding to visit the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Los Angeles to survey stars that will help explore the structure of the galaxy and the Galactic Bulge.