Shi Ye

Graduate Student

Shi is a graduate student at Northwestern studying astrophysics. She uses supercomputers to simulate globular star clusters, which are collections of stars including black holes and stars like our Sun.

Shi likes to listen to music while working, it makes her happy. During school breaks, she travels to hike and catch shooting stars.

Content by Shi Ye

A computer simulation of 3 black holes in close proximity, created as part of black hold reseach at Northwestern University


Last week, my mother called from the other side of the Pacific Ocean. After chatting about the weather in Chicago and what I had for dinner recently, she turned to my work.