Mehrnoosh Tahani

Research Associate (Covington Postdoctoral Fellow)
Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory (DRAO)
Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics
National Research Council Canada (NRC)
Phone: +1 250 497 2359
Email: mtahani[at]

Mehrnoosh Tahani was a Covington Postdoctoral Fellow (Research Associate) from Sep 2019 to Sep 2022, working in the Radio Astronomy Program of NRC-Herzberg at the Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory (DRAO) in Penticton, BC, Canada. She received her PhD in 2019 from the University of Calgary. She is now a Banting and a KIPAC Fellow at Stanford University.

Areas of Interest: Magnetic fields, Molecular clouds, Star formation, Faraday rotation, Dust polarization, Magnetohydrodynamic simulations, Interstellar medium, Radio astronomy, 3D morphology of molecular clouds and their magnetic fields

Publication list: ADS Library

Currently organizing: DRAO Seminar Series (Nov 2019 – Aug 2022) and Open Cultural Astronomy Forum Seminar Series

Programming languages (as a teaching assistant or as a part of a major project): Python, Java, C++, Fortran