Reasons to Believe

Bijan Nemati
Visiting Scholar Dates: September 2014Present

Bijan Nemati received his PhD in high-energy physics at the University of Washington in 1990, and during his graduate school years he converted from Islam to Christianity. He is currently a senior engineer at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, working on telescopes that directly image planets around other stars. His areas of expertise include high-precision metrology, stellar astrometry, and the modeling of advanced astronomical instruments.