Thaisa Storchi Bergmann
Award Name : LOreal-UNESCO Awards for Women in Science
Year of Award : 2015
Award for : Astronomy
Location : Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Professor Thaisa Storchi Bergmann is an astrophysicist working at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul in Porto Alegre, Brazil. She won the Women in Science Award in 2015 for her outstanding work on super-massive black holes in the centers of galaxies and their associated regions of dense gas, dust, and young stars surrounding them, as well as their role in the evolution of galaxies.