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Graduate Student Jillian Rastinejad Spotlighted on NASA Universe

On December 15, 2022, the NASA Universe Twitter account featured graduate student Jillian Rastinejad in a thread that received over 125,000 views. In the post, Jillian discussed her research on gamma-ray bursts emanating from neutron star mergers as well as her inspiration for pursuing a career in astrophysics.


NASA Universe is a project designed to educate the public on the universe and spotlight the people who study it. Jillian is a member of Professor Wen-fai Fong‘s research group.


Learn more about Jillian and the Fong Group’s work: