Archana Soam

Archana Soam

NSF Postdoctoral fellow

Phone: (650) 604-1773
Fax: (650) 604-1984

Mailing Address:
SOFIA Science Center
NASA Ames Research Center
Mail Stop N232-12
P.O. Box 1
Moffett Field, CA 94035

SOFIA focus areas/responsibilities:

Research publications, proposal writing, and mentoring research interns

Research interests:

Multiband [optical, NIR, FIR, sub(mm)] polarization of interstellar medium,
Gas kinematics of molecular clouds using multiband spectroscopy, and 
Interstellar dust grain alignment


PhD Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences, India, 2015
M.Sc.  Banaras Hindu University, India, 2009

Professional Experience:

2018 - present: Postdoctoral fellow, SOFIA Science Center
2016-2018: Postdoctoral fellow, KASI, South Korea

Highlight publications:

"Magnetic fields in the infrared dark cloud G34.43+0.24"
Soam A., et al., 2019b, ApJ, 883, 95

"Magnetic fields towards Oph-B derived from SCUBA-2 polarization measurements"
Soam A. and BISTRO collaboration et al., 2018b, ApJ, 861, 65

"B-Field structure of IC63 and IC59 associated with HII region Sh 2-185 "
Soam A. et al., 2017b, MNRAS, 465, 559.

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