Sofia Sheikh

Sofia Sheikh

NSF MPS-ASCEND Postdoctoral Fellow

Disciplines: Radio Astronomy

Degree/Major: Dual-Title PhD in Astronomy and Astrobiology from Penn State University

Curriculum vitae: Sheikh CV.pdf

Dr. Sofia Z. Sheikh is primarily a technosignature researcher, although she works on pulsars and radio frequency interference. She grew up in South Carolina, did her undergraduate work in physics and astronomy at the University of California, Berkeley, and got her PhD at Penn State. She hopes, through her work, to help us learn more about the distribution of technological life in the galaxy.