(POSTPONED) MAY 2020 – The “WONDER WOMEN IN STEM” Show

Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 7pm

Michelle Kunimoto, PhD Candidate, UBC – Transit Signals & Exoplanet Hunting

Michelle Kunimoto added an impressive entry to her resumé before even graduating from UBC: discovered four new planets. While earning a Bachelor of Science in combined honours Physics and Astronomy, Michelle pinpointed four new worlds beyond our solar system, ranging in size from Mercury-sized to slightly larger than Neptune.

Michelle dreams of one day working for NASA. Hear her talk before she leaves Canada to pursue her post-doctoral fellowship in parts unknown.

Michelle also made it onto the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for Science in 2017.