NIRSpec Instrument & Calibration Scientist

ESA JWST Instrument & Calibration Scientist, working on the NIRSpec Microshutter Assembly, which will enable the collection of >100 faint object spectra simultaneously.
Extragalactic Astronomer with scientific intersts including:
  • Formation and evolution of galaxies in clusters
  • High-redshift galaxies via gravitational (cluster) lensing
Paricularly focusing on dusty star formation probed by ESA's Herschel Space Observatory, and multi-wavelength continuum analysis.

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Recent Publications

ALMA Lensing Cluster Survey: ALMA-Herschel Joint Study of Lensed Dusty Star-forming Galaxies across z ≃ 0.5-6
Sun, Egami, Fujimoto, Rawle et al. 2022, ApJ, 932, 2 | NASA ADS
 
The Near-Infrared Spectrograph (NIRSpec) on the James Webb Space Telescope II. Multi-object spectroscopy (MOS)
Ferruit, Jakobsen, Giardino, Rawle et al. 2022, A&A, 661, 80 | NASA ADS
 
The Near-Infrared Spectrograph (NIRSpec) on the James Webb Space Telescope I. Overview of the instrument and its capabilities
Jakobsen et al. 2022, A&A, 661, 80 | NASA ADS
 

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Mini Bio

2015-ESA JWST NIRSpec Instrument Scientist at STScI
2012-2015ESA Research Fellow at ESAC
2009-2012Postdoctoral research associate with Eiichi Egami at Steward Observatory, University of Arizona
2006-2009STFC PhD student at Durham University, supervised by John Lucey and Russell J. Smith

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