Montana State University, USA
Sachiko Tsuruta received her PhD on her studies of neutron stars at Columbia University. She was awarded the 14th Marcel Grossamann Award mainly for her PhD thesis work, which predicted that a neutron star is observable before it was discovered. After Harvard University, NASA, Max Planck Institute, etc., she has been at Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, USA. She served as a committee member (some as the chair) in many international conferences. She contributed to numerous conferences as an Invited Speaker and has published over 300 papers.