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?
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?
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