I am so exited to announce the culmination of a year of hard work alongside my colleagues at UC Berkeley, Penn, Princeton, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison to create the Simons Observatory in Chile!
More information about the award and project can be found here:
Union Tribune Story on Simons Observatory: http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2016/may/12/UCSD-Simons-telescopes/
The future site of the Simons Observatory, on a rare snowy summer day! Photo by Dr. David Boettger, my former graduate student at UC San Diego.