Amy Furniss, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Physics



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Dr. Amy Furniss received her Physics PhD in 2013 from University of California in Santa Cruz.  For the past 7 years she has been studying gamma-ray astrophysics, active galactic nuclei, blazar environment, evolution and emission, extragalactic background light,intergalactic magnetic fields, extragalactic cosmic ray and photon propagation, relativistic acceleration mechanisms and non-thermal emission processes.