1. Congratulations to Maya Burhanpurkar on winning the Harvard College Research Program award! (May, 2020).

  1. Congratulations to Ana Diaz Rivero on being awarded the GSAS Merit Fellowship for “outstanding graduate students” (April, 2020).

  1. Congratulations to Nick DePorzio (PhD student) for successfully passing his PhD Qualifying Exam! (February, 2020).

  1. My new Harvard Freshman Seminar “The Universe: Its Origin, Evolution and Major Puzzles” has been accepted. I will be starting it next Spring! (February, 2020).

  1. I was a reviewer for two different Department of Energy (DOE) panels (February, 2020).

  1. Julian Muñoz (postdoc) was awarded a prestigious Hubble fellowship, and the Clay fellowship. Congratulations!

  1. Ana Diaz Rivero (PhD student) presented our work at the Max Planck Institute in Munich, Germany (February, 2020).

• Linda Xu (PhD student) presented our work at Berkeley (January, 2020).

  1. Ana Diaz Rivero (PhD student) has been selected by the Physics Department for the 2019 GSAS Merit Fellowship for “outstanding graduate students” (November, 2019).

  1. Ana Diaz Rivero (PhD student) presented our recent work on strong lensing at the Shangai  2019 Conference (November, 2019).

  1. I participated on a Panel on Data Driven Scientific Discovery at the Harvard Data Science Initiative Conference (October, 2019).

  1. I chaired a session on component separation/foreground cleaning at the CMB-S4 conference at UCSD (October, 2019). My former Harvard undergraduate student Sebastian Wagner-Carena presented our new component separation method in this paper.

  1. I was an external examiner of the Ph.D. thesis of Anirban Roy, working at SISSA (Scuola 

  Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati, Italy), under the supervision of Prof. Carlo

  Baccigalupi and Prof. David Spergel (September, 2019).

  His thesis was based on my papers on patchy reionization: “Reconstructing Patchy  Reionization from the Cosmic Microwave Background” and “B-mode CMB Polarization from Patchy Screening during Reionization”.

  1. I was awarded the DOE Early Career award (August, 2019).

  1. I gave a series of lectures on CMB Theory at the ICTP School on Observational Cosmology (July, 2019).

  1. I was elected the Vice Chair of the next Gordon Research Conference “String Theory and Cosmology”, to be held in 2021, and Chair of the meeting to be held in 2023 (June, 2019).

  1. Our paper "Making dark matter out of light: Freeze-in from plasma effects" was highlighted

  as an Editors' suggestion in PRD: https://journals.aps.org/prd/highlights (June, 2019).

  1. Lucia Gordon (undergraduate student) was awarded the Harvard PRISE undergraduate research fellowship to work in our group during the summer of 2019 (March, 2019).

  1. I have led and written papers on cosmological probes of dark matter, inflation, and

  neutrino mass, for the Astro2020 Decadal Survey (March, 2019).