Megan Kenny among sunflowers
NSF Graduate Research Fellow

I am interested in Solar physics as well as the Sun-Earth environment. My background has been in ground-based radio astronomy to study the Solar corona and Solar wind. I am now beginning to delve into the optical domain, looking at observations from the imaging instrument (WISPR) aboard the Parker Solar Probe (PSP). I am currently trying to figure out what my science questions are, but I am interested in studying the fine scales of the corona, the evolution of the corona into Solar wind, and how the physics on the Sun impacts Earth.

I also love spending time outdoors - hiking, playing frisbee, running, and biking; reading and writing poetry; and spending time with friends and family.