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MWC Scholar Alumnus, Ori Fox to present at ARCS Forward

Posted on Wednesday, September 6, 2023

Do you remember last year's SAR speaker and ARCS-MWC scholar alum, Dr. Ori Fox, PhD? Dr. Fox has been an Astronomer at AURA's Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI), which operates the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) and Hubble Space Telescope (HST). Dr. Fox serves as a Instrument Scientist on JWST’s Launch and Operations Team and Project Scientist for the JWST Data Analysis Tools Software.

For his research, Dr. Fox studies the ever-changing and transient Universe. He is Principal Investigator of several key JWST and HST observation programs to understand the evolution of stars and their metals. Dr. Fox is one of four founding Principal Investigators of the Transient Science at Space Telescope research group currently studying a vast array of topics including Supernovae, Gamma-Ray Bursts and Dark Energy.

Together, Dr. Fox and his team are working on several projects at the forefront of astronomy using the Hubble Telescope, James Webb Space Telescope, and upcoming Roman Space Telescope. Click here to read more about Dr. Fox.

Dr. Fox is participating in a nationally-coordinated, virtual ARCS forward event Wednesday, September 20, at 12:00 PM ET. ARCS Forward events are personal and intimate conversations between members, current scholars, and other outstanding scientists in all STEM fields. For more info and to register, click here.