Anjum Mukadam – Co Director

Anjun Mukadam - Co Director

Anjum Mukadam – Co Director

Professional Preparation:

• BS, Physics, D. G. Ruparel College, Mumbai, India, May 1995

• MS, Physics, Indian Institute of Technology (Bombay), India, April 1997 Studies of magnetic materials

• MS, Astronomy, University of Texas at Austin, December 2000 Evolutionary Constraints on the second most stable optical clock known : ZZ Ceti

• PhD, Astronomy, University of Texas at Austin, August 2004 Ensemble Characteristics of the ZZ Ceti stars


• Co-Director, Roots & Wings Montessori School, May 2014 to present

• Research Scientist, University of Washington, Seattle, July 2013 to present

• Research Associate, University of Washington, Seattle, September 2007 to June 2013

• Hubble Fellow, University of Washington, Seattle, September 2004 -August 2007

Honors & Awards:

• 6/2008 Robert J. Trumpler Award
• 9/2004 -8/2007 Hubble Fellowship
• 8/2003 -5/2004 Cullen Trust Foundation Fellowship
• 11/2002 -Ben eld Award for excellence in research
• 8/2002 -5/2003 University Continuing Fellowship
• 8/2001 -5/2002 University Continuing Fellowship
• 7/1998 -Merit-based award for higher education, J. N. Tata Endowment, India

Development as a Teacher:

• Trained many graduate and undergraduate students from di erent universities over the last decade.

• Served as an advisor to two students in their freshman years for the Pre-Major in Astronomy Program at the University of Washington.

• Worked with Eric Harpe, a teacher from Heritage High School in Vancouver, to acquire and analyze astronomical data during the summers of 2010 and 2011.

• Training to be a Montessori elementary teacher, taking coursework over the duration of 26 months from the Center for Guided Montessori Studies since November 2013.

• Enrolled in a course titled “Starting a Montessori School from the Ground Up” in July 2013.