Mary Putman is Professor of Astronomy at Columbia University. Previously, she was a faculty member at the University of Michigan and a Hubble Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Colorado. She is an expert on the gas in and around galaxies that leads to the formation of stars and uses telescopes on the ground and in space as her tools. She has over 100 publications in peer-review journals with close to 9000 citations and gives numerous invited talks on her work.
Mary Putman serves as an Advisory Committee Member.