Andreja Gomboc

Fulbright Scholar

Research Interests

Astrophysical Transients, Tidal Disruption Events, Gamma Ray Bursts


I am a Professor of Astronomy at the University of Nova Gorica, Slovenia, currently on a sabbatical visit at the University of Washington as a Fulbright Scholar. My main field of research is astrophysical transients, in particular tidal disruptions of stars by massive black holes and gamma ray bursts. I am active in science communication, editor in charge of the Slovenian Portal v vesolje,  columnist for Delo newspaper, and co-developer of the GoChile project for students.