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Katie Freese

Theoretical Astrophysicist, University of Michigan
Katie Freese is a professor of physics at the University of Michigan, and the associate director of the Michigan Center for Theoretical Physics. Her work deals with a wide variety of topics in both theoretical cosmology and astroparticle physics. Her research is largely involved in trying to identify the dark matter and dark energy that permeate the Universe, and to build a successful model for the early universe immediately after the Big Bang.