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Dominique M Segura-Cox

Graduate Fellow of Astronomy

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  • Radio observations of the youngest protostellar disks (Class 0/I)
  • Substructure in young protostellar disks
  • Protostellar disk origin and evolution
  • Relation between magnetic field and protostellar disk size


  • B.S., Astrophysics and Astronomy, University of Michigan, 2011 (High Honors, Michigan Tradition Scholar)

Distinctions / Awards

  • Mr. and Mrs. Hsiang-Pai and Wen-Hua Chu Department of Astronomy Excellence in Research Graduate Student Award (2017)
  • Excellence Award in Recognition of Academic Excellence & Good Citizenship (2017, 2016)
  • Video interview with NRAO (2016)
  • ALMA NRAO Student Observing Support (2015-2016)
  • VLA NRAO Student Observing Support (2013-2014)
  • Illinois Distinguished Fellowship (2011-2013, 2014-15)


Journal Articles

  • Segura-Cox, Dominique M., Robert J. Harris, John J. Tobin, Leslie W. Looney, Zhi-Yun Li, Claire Chandler, Kaitlin Kratter, Michael M. Dunham, Sarah Sadavoy, Laura Perez, and Carl Melis. "The VLA Nascent Disk and Multiplicity Survey: First Look at Resolved Candidate Disks around Class 0 and I Protostars in the Perseus Molecular Cloud." The Astrophysical Journal Letters 817.2 (2016): L14.
  • Segura-Cox, Dominique M., Leslie W. Looney, Ian W. Stephens, Manuel Fernández-López, Woojin Kwon, John J. Tobin, Zhi-Yun Li, and Richard Crutcher. "The Magnetic Field in the Class 0 Protostellar Disk of L1527." The Astrophysical Journal Letters 798.1 (2015): L2.