Shirley Ho

Shirley Ho is a Group Leader of Cosmology & Machine Learning at Flatiron Institute, Research Professor of Physics and Affiliated Faculty of Center for Data Science at New York University. She also holds other appointments at Carnegie Mellon University and Princeton University. She is also a Fellow at the International Astrostatistics Association. She was a Senior Scientist at Berkeley Lab from 2016 to 2018 and a Cooper Siegel Chair Professor at Carnegie Mellon University from 2011 to 2016. She was a Seaborg and Chamberlain fellow at Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley from 2009-2011 under the supervision of Prof. Martin White, Prof. David Schlegel and Prof. Uros Seljak, after receiving a PhD degree from Princeton University 2008, under the supervision of Prof. David Spergel and graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in Physics and Computer Science from UC Berkeley. She was a National Blavatnik finalist in 2023, and was awarded the Macronix Prize (2014) and Carnegie Science Award (2015). She was also recognized by the European Physical Society Giuseppe and Vanna Cocconi Prize in cosmology 2023 for work in Sloan Digital Sky Survey BOSS survey, NASA Group Achievement Prize in 2020 and 2022 for her work in Planck and Roman Space Telescope.