Rachael Roettenbacher accepts Postdoc Fellowship at Yale

Rachael Roettenbacher (UM PhD 2016) has accepted the Yale Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Prize Fellowship to begin in the fall.  She chose the YCAA fellowship among several offers, including the prestigious Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship.

At Yale, Rachael will extend her work imaging stellar activity through a detailed analysis of starspots in space-based photometry supplemented by interferometric observations and high-resolution spectra.  She will study activity across stellar masses and evolutionary states aiming to find common starspot characteristics to aid in exoplanet characterization, for example.