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Vassiliki (Vicky) Kalogera - Associate Professor

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Northwestern University

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She teaches at Northwestern University,  the department of Physics and Astronomy.  She teaches Physics,  Astrophysics and Astronomy.  For her research she is closely involved with observation teams,  particularly those using X-ray and radio waves to observe compact objects.

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Her past work experience included the Clay Fellowship and CfA Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory.  At the University of Illinois,  she did her graduate research and teaching,  along with her graduate college fellowship for the Astronomy Department.

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Evanston, IL

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She earned her Ptihio (B.S.) in Physics in 1992 from the University of Thessaloniki in Greece and her Ph.D. in Astronomy in 1997 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Vassiliki (Vicky) Kalogera's other interests:
My research interests cover a wide range of problems related to the origin and evolution of compact objects in stellar systems found both in the Milky Way and other galaxies. I am most interested in the formation of compact objects in binary systems,  where mostly unobservable neutron stars and black holes can be revived as unique sources of electromagnetic and gravitational radiation.

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She was born in Serres,  Greece.  She has Greek Citizenship and U.S. Permanent Residence.  She teaches at Northwestern University in the department of Physics and Astronomy.  She has contributed to over 100 publications.