Archana Soam

Archana Soam

NSF Postdoctoral fellow
Organization: 
USRA

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

Education:

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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