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Purvang Patel

Center for Astrophysics


Purvang Patel joined the CfA in 2022 as the Harvard College Observatory (HCO) Executive Director. He brings years of experience in transformative leadership that encompasses various aspects of departmental administration in academia. Purvang maintains an "open door policy," and welcomes everyone in a transparent and inclusive environment. Please see him with regard to any aspect of HCO administration or if you need help in anything at all. He welcomes everyone's ideas and input to build a wonderfully diverse community here at the CfA.