Dr Jessy Jose, Image captured by James Webb Space Telescope
Kochi: A Malayali scientist Dr Jessy Jose will soon join a team of scientists to study the universe with the support of NASA’s recently launched James Webb Space Telescope. She is one of the two scientists selected from India for the mission to unveil the mysteries of the cosmos.
Jessy graduated in Physics from Nirmala college in Neyyattinkara and then completed post-graduation from Christ College, Bengaluru. In 2012, she obtained Ph.D. from Aryabhata Research Institute in Nainital. Later, Jessy pursued doctoral fellowships in Astronomy and Astrophysics in Beijing. Currently, she is an Assistant Professor at IISER in Tirupati.
She got the opportunity to join the team of scientists in IISER after NASA approved her research work lately. She will participate in the project which studies how planets and stars are formed.
Jessy is daughter of Randattinkara native KK Joseph and Chinnamma. Her husband Lijo George is an IT Engineer.