Sarah Massalkhi

Sarah Massalkhi, Predoctoral researcher at Instituto de Física Fundamental (IFF-CSIC)

Research interests:

Astrochemistry, late-type stars, circumstellar envelopes, cosmic dust, stellar winds, infrared, sub-mm.


– March 2016- Present:  PhD Candidate, Instituto de Física Fundamental (CSIC). Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid (CSIC, Spain), Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM)

Subject: “Dust Formation in Circumstellar Envelops around Evolved Stars: Astronomical Observations and Models” under the supervision of José Cernicharo Quintanilla and Marcelino Agúndez Chico.

– 2012 – 2014: Graduate in Physics, (Specialization: Astrophysics), Dark Cosmology Centre, Neils Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen.

Master Thesis : “Circumstellar Dust shells around Evolved Massive Stars” under the direction of Anja C. Andersen and Darach Watson.


2016: Astrochemistry: From Space to Earth, Grenoble, France – Oral Presentation: Do Astronomical Clocks Exist?

2014: Master thesis, Dark Cosmology Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark – Circumstellar Dust Shells around Evolved Massive Starslink  to Master thesis.