I am Irene Shivaei*, a senior graduate student and an NSF Graduate Research Fellow in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at UC Riverside. My research focuses on galaxy formation and evolution – more specifically, I study stellar and dust properties of high-redshift galaxies.
Office: Pierce Hall, Room 2120
* I am often asked how my last name is pronounced. My last name (Shivaei) is Persian; it means “eloquence”, and this is how it is pronounced: /ʃi:’vɑ:i:/
If you are not familiar with pronunciation symbols, check out this webpage.