Christy Tremonti

Associate Professor

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Research Interests:

Feedback from massive stars and black holes; the triggering and quenching of star formation and black hole activity;  galactic chemical evolution



Christy Tremonti is an assistant professor in the Astronomy department at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.  Her research is focused on galaxy evolution, in particular the processes that help regulate star formation. She is an observational astronomer with a strong interest in spectroscopy from UV to IR wavelengths.  She also an avid "data miner" and is a member of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey III (SDSS-III) collaboration.

Christy is currently working with postdoc Yanmei Chen on understanding how and when star formation shuts off in massive galaxies using data from SDSS-III.  With graduate student John Chisholm, she is exploring the absorption line signatures of galactic winds more

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