Vita - Ylva Pihlström

PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE
2019 — Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, UNM
2021 — Associate Chair for Undergraduate Affairs, Physics and Astronomy, UNM
2021 — Associate Director, Center for Advanced Research Computing, UNM
2016 — Associate Director of the Center for Astrophysical Research and Technology, UNM
2016 — Director UNM Campus Observatory
2011 — 2019 Associate Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, UNM
2009 — 2013 Head of User Program, The Long Wavelength Array, UNM
2007 — Adjunct Astronomer, NRAO
2005 — 2011 Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, UNM
2004 — 2005 Postdoctoral researcher, OVRO group, Caltech
2001 — 2004 Postdoctoral researcher, NRAO Socorro

EDUCATION
2001 Ph.D. in Radio and Space Science, Chalmers University of Technology.
Thesis: Radio Studies of Circumnuclear Gas in Active Galaxies, advisor Dr. John Conway
1996 M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology.
Thesis: Transmission Measurements on a Waveguide and a Coupler Fabricated on InP, advisor Dr. P-J. Rigole

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
American Astronomical Society (AAS)
American Physical Society (APS)
International Astronomical Union (IAU)
International Union of Radio Science (URSI)
Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society

EXTERNAL FUNDING
2022-24 Infrared circumstellar shell emission of Galactic AGB stars: Mass-loss rates,
luminosities and distances, NASA
2021-23 Bulge symmetry or not? The hidden dynamics of the Far Side, ALMA SOS
2018-21 Science Opportunities Unique to the LWA, NSF
2018-20 Do SiO v=3 lines or line ratios uniquely trace circumstellar shell conditions?, NRAO
2017-18 Linking Solar Wind Origins with Acceleration Mechanisms, NASA
2017-19 The Bulge Asymmetries and Dynamic Evolution (BAaDE) Maser Survey
(Deriving velocities), NRAO
2017-18 Estimating Distances to Dusty Stars, ADVANCE
2016-18 Raising the Bar: Radio Investigations of the Structure and Dynamics of the Galactic Bulge, NSF
2015-17 Coronal Heating and Solar Wind Acceleration, AFRL
2015-16 Bulge Asymmetries and Dynamical Evolution: CASA Pipeline, NRAO ALMA
2012-13 Characterizing the Sites of Cosmic Ray Acceleration, NASA
2011-14 Science with LWA1, NSF
2010-13 Gamma-ray Burst Progenitor and Emission Models, IGPP/LANL
2010-11 A New Tracer for Identifying the Sites of Hadronic Cosmic Ray Acceleration, NASA
2008-09 VLBA parallax OH and H2O maser studies of water fountain PPNe, NRAO
2007-11 The Long Wavelength Array - Research, Development and Construction, ONR

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE
2021 — SOC NRAO Synthesis Imaging Workshop
2021 — SOC Astronomical Maser Meeting
2021 ALMA Development Technical Review committee
2019-2020 NSF NRAO Annual Review committee
2018-2020 NRAO Jansky Fellowship committee
2016-2020 MIT Haystack Visiting Committee
2016-17 SOC IAU Symposium 336
2016 NSF Advisory Board LBO
2012-13 SOC IAU Symposium 303
2010-12 Executive Committee of the US SKA Consortium
2008 Organizer Low Frequency Software Workshop
2007-10 NRAO Jansky postdoctoral fellowship committee
2006 Organizing Committee 2006 Synthesis Imaging Workshop
2001- Since 2001 I have refereed numerous papers for ApJ, AJ, A&A, MNRAS, and PASJ.
I have served on numerous NSF, NASA, NRAO and ALMA review panels.

STUDENTS ADVISED
Rajorshi Bhattacharya (Ph.D. in progress), Brandon Medina (Ph.D. in progress), Sara Jeffreys (graduate research 2021), Bahram Saba (graduate research 2021), Megan Lewis (Ph.D. 2021), Samantha Wallace (Ph.D. 2020), Michael Stroh (Ph.D. 2019), Eddie Hilburn (M.S. 2018), Bridget C. McEwen (Ph.D. 2016), Robert Mesler (Ph.D. 2013), Stephanie Hansen (2022-), Damen Reyes (2022-), Jason Weisgerber (2021-), Patrick Latimer (2017-19), Kylar Greene (2018-19), Sanja Mahobia (2018-2020), Chris Gallagher (2017), Cameron Trapp (2015-16), Isaiah Santistevan (2014-16), Eric Jaderlund (2015-16), Robert Edmonds (2005-07), David Martin (2009), Anthony Ortiz (2009), Fonda Day (2008-13), Stefanie Gallegos (2010), Thuso Simon (2006-07), Buckner Creel (2006-07)