Curriculum Vitae

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Aleksandra Kuznetsova

University of Michigan
Astronomy and Astrophysics
West Hall
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Email: kuza [at] umich [dot] edu


(2014-2020) PhD. Candidate Astronomy and Astrophysics

(2018-2020) Museum Studies Graduate Certificate Program

(2014-2016) M.S.  Astronomy and Astrophysics

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
Advisor: Lee Hartmann

(2010-2014) B.S. Physics and Astronomy

(2010-2014) B.A. Geological Sciences

(2010-2014) Minor Mathematics

University of Rochester, Cum Laude


“The Origins of Protostellar Core Angular Momenta” (Kuznetsova, A., Hartmann, L., Heitsch, F., 2019) ApJ.

“The Role of Gravity in Producing Power-law Mass Functions” (Kuznetsova, A., Hartmann, L., Heitsch, F., Ballesteros-Paredes, J., 2018)  ApJ

“On Estimating Angular Momenta of Infalling Protostellar Cores From Observations” (Zhang, S., Hartmann, L., Zamora-Aviles, M., Kuznetsova, A., 2018) MNRAS

“Kinematics and Structure of Star-Forming Regions: Insights from Cold Collapse Models” (Kuznetsova, A., Hartmann, L., Ballesteros-Paredes, J., 2018) MNRAS

“Gravitational Focusing and the Star Cluster Initial Mass Function” (Kuznetsova, A., Hartmann, L., Burkert, A., 2017) ApJ

“Signatures of Star Formation by Cold Collapse” (Kuznetsova, A., Hartmann, L., Ballesteros-Paredes, J., 2015) ApJ

“Bondi-Hoyle-Littleton Accretion and the Upper Mass Stellar IMF” (Ballesteros-Paredes, J., Hartmann, L., Perez-Goytia, N., Kuznetsova A., 2015) MNRAS


(03/2019) Athena++ User Meeting, UNLV, Nevada; Talk

(06/2018) MODEST-2018, Santorini, Greece; Talk

(03/2018) Star and Planet Formation in the Southwest 2, AZ; Poster

(03/2017) Star Formation: Cores to Clusters, ESO Santiago, Chile; Poster

(06/2015) Origins of the Solar System Gordon Research Conference, Mt. Holyoke College; Poster

(06/2015) Frontiers in Star Formation, UM-Ann Arbor; Invited Talk

(10/2014) Circumstellar Disks and Planet Formation, MIRA, UM-Ann Arbor; Poster

(01/2014) 223rd AAS Meeting, Washington, DC; Poster