Sarah Eftekharzadeh

Instrument Scientist
Fax: (650) 604-1984

Mailing Address:
SOFIA Science Center
NASA Ames Research Center
Mail Stop N232-12
P.O. Box 1
Moffett Field, CA 94035

SOFIA focus areas/responsibilities:

Support planning and observations of approved science proposals for the HAWC+ instrument aboard SOFIA

Research interests:

Investigating physical properties of Active Galactic Nuclei (AGNs), quasi stellar objects (QSOs), and Emission Line Galaxies (ELGs) through their clustering measurements.

Triggering mechanism in AGNs and constraining the torus model.

Observational Constraints on Dark Matter Halo Occupation scenarios.


Ph.D.: University of Wyoming, 2018, (PhD Advisor: Adam D. Myers)

Professional Experience:

2021 – present: Instrument Scientist, SOFIA Science Center
2019 – 2021: Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Utah
2018 – 2019: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Southern Methodist University

Highlight publications:

"A Halo Occupation Interpretation of quasars at z~1.5 using very small scale clustering information"
S. Eftekharzadeh et al 2019, 2019MNRAS.486..274E.

"Clustering on very small scales from a large sample of confirmed quasar pairs: Does quasar clustering track from Mpc to kpc scales"
S. Eftekharzadeh et al 2017, 2017MNRAS.468...77E.

"Clustering of intermediate redshift quasarsusing the final SDSS III-BOSS sample"
S. Eftekharzadeh et al 2015, 2015MNRAS.453.2779E.