United States
Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research

Amy Bender

Research Scientist
Argonne National Laboratory
High Energy Physics
Research Interests
Amy Bender is an experimental cosmologist focused on using measurements of the cosmic microwave background to probe the evolutionary history of the universe. Her expertise includes building and deploying the custom ultrasensitive arrays of superconducting detectors and their associated readout electronics that are used to make these measurements. Her experiments include the South Pole Telescope, which is currently observing, as well as the planned CMB-S4 experiment.
Antarctic Research Location(s)
Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station
Research Keywords
cosmology, astrophysics, cosmic microwave background, south pole, telescopes
NSF Antarctic Program
Antarctic Astrophysics and Geospace Sciences
Other NSF Antarctic Programs
Antarctic Astrophysics and Geospace Sciences
SCAR Science Group Affiliation
Expert Group - Astronomy and Astrophysics