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Dr. Kelly Lockhart


Kelly Lockhart is the technical lead at ADS, responsible for all software development and operations for the project. She was previously the back-end lead, and before that, was a back-end software engineer with the project. Kelly has been with the project since 2017, starting immediately after completing her PhD at the Institute for Astronomy at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. Her dissertation research utilized high spatial resolution observations of the centers of nearby galactic centers, including a study of the nuclear star cluster in M31. As part of her dissertation, she also worked with the Keck/OSIRIS Working Group to improve the data reduction pipeline for the OSIRIS integral field spectrograph on Keck I.

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