Meet the People at the BHI
Lindy Blackburn is a Radio Astronomer and EHT Data Scientist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. He works on data statistics and calibration for the Event Horizon Telescope, with the goal of obtaining high-resolution images of supermassive black holes. Lindy obtained a Ph.D. in physics from MIT while working on the LIGO experiment, and was a NASA postdoctoral program fellow at Goddard Space Flight Center, working on searches for high-energy counterparts to gravitational-wave detections with the Fermi telescope. He has a general interest in black holes, experimental general relativity, and the application of statistical methods and modeling for precision measurement.