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The People Behind the PhDs 10: Jenna Klooseterman Halloween week, look at the stars 1-3

The People Behind the PhDs 10: Jenna Klooseterman Halloween week, look at the stars 1-3

Dr. Jenna L. Kloosterman received her B.A. degree in physics from the University of California, Berkeley in Berkeley, California near San Francisco in 2004, and M.S. and PhD degrees in astronomy in 2010, and electrical and computer engineering in 2014, respectively, both from the University of Arizona, in Tucson, Arizona. Jenna is an Assistant Professor at University of Southern Indiana.

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Jenna Kloosterman Bio

Dr. Jenna L. Kloosterman is an RF/microwave hardware engineer with experience in designing, building, and testing cryogenicterahertz/sub-millimeter heterodyne receivers for astronomy. Jenna is an Assistant Professor at University of Southern Indiana and previously a microwave engineer at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. While she is an accomplished academic, Jenna has always maintained a strong connection to the arts, especially dance. She minored in modern dance from the University of California, Berkeley in Berkeley.
After graduating with her PhD in 2014, she worked at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, first as a NASA Postdoctoral Program Fellow from 2014-2016 and then as RF/Microwave Engineer. She started as an Assistant Professor of Engineering and Physics at the University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, IN in the fall of 2017. Her research interests include THz technology development, superconducting SIS and HEB mixers, heterodyne arrays, and microwave instruments.

Dr. Jenna Kloosterman
Dr. Jenna Kloosterman
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While at the University of Arizona, Dr. Kloosterman received the Graduate Diversity fellowship in 2010-2011, the TRIF Imaging fellowship in 2013-2014, and was named the Outstanding Graduate Student in electrical and computer engineering in 2014.Linked-in:

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