GROWTH Students
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Tomas Ahumada (University of Maryland)

Tomas is a first year graduate student at the University of Maryland, College park who is interested in high-energy transient events.


  • Internship Start Date 11 June 2018
  • Internship End Date   11 July 2018
  • Project Development of a more precise and effective Target of Opportunity follow-up of short gamma-ray bursts (sGRBs) using the GROWTH marshal
  • Collaborators Dr. Mansi Kasliwal
  • Caltech, USA

An artist's impression of a gamma-ray burst that signifies the merging of two compact object such as neutron stars. Image credit: NASA/Dana Berry/Skyworks Digital

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