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Inge-Juliana Sackmann Christy Noted by Marquis Who’s Who for Excellence in Astrophysics

Dr. Sackmann Christy named to 14 editions of Who’s Who in America

PASADENA, CA, January 30, 2017, Inge-Juliana Sackmann Christy has been included in Marquis Who’s Who. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Recognized for nearly five decades of invaluable contributions to her field, Dr. Sackmann Christy parlays her knowledge into her work with the California Institute of Technology, where she has served on the faculty since 1971. Before obtaining her first professional role, she earned a Bachelor of Arts in physics, a Master of Arts in astronomy and a Ph.D. in astrophysics from the University of Toronto. Upon graduating, she started as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Göttingen. Since then, she has worked in academic and research positions at the Max-Planck Institute for Physics and Astrophysics in Munich, headed by Heisenberg and Biermann, the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena.

Throughout her career, Dr. Sackmann Christy has contributed to articles in professional journals and penned, “Achieving the Rare – Robert F. Christy’s Journey in Physics and Beyond,” which was released in 2013, and is almost sold out of its second printing in 2016. She has been recognized many times for her work; notably, in 1970, she earned the Alexander von Humboldt Award. She has also been named to 14 volumes of Who’s Who in America, two editions of Who’s Who in the World, and one edition of Who’s Who of American Women. In the coming years, Dr. Sackmann Christy anticipates continued growth and success of her career.