Meet the Team: Kiwi Zhang​

Today we have our next in our Meet the Comet Hunters Team series.

Name:  Kiwi Zhang​

What is your current position and where/institution?

​Project Support Engineer/Scientist at Academia Sinica Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics (ASIAA)

Where are you originally from/where did you grow up?

​Taipei, Taiwan​

What is your role in Comet Hunters?

Develop the Subaru image analysis pipeline​

Beyond Comet Hunters, what else do you work on?

Work on the Trans-Neptunian Automated Occultation Survey (TAOS) project for developing control software

In 3 lines explain your PhD thesis?

Developed an analysis pipeline to process the image data and to detect the candidate events produced by the occultation by Trans-Neptunian Objects (TNOs)​

Why are you interested in main-belt comets?

They are a mystery group in the Main Belt.

Name one hobby of yours?


What is the most recent tv show you have watched?

The Wired​

What is the latest book you have read?

The Devotion of Suspect X by Keigo Higashino
Divergent trilogy by Veronica Roth

What is your favorite band/music artist?


Favorite cocktail or beverage?

Beer in general except STOUT​

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