Montana State University
Tsuruta earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington and her master’s and doctoral degrees from Columbia University. She then worked for the Smithsonian and Harvard Observatory, now the Harvard Center for Astrophysics. She also became an outside adviser to NASA. For several years, she commuted between MSU and Germany, working half a year at MSU and half a year at the Max Planck Institute in Munich. She started working full-time at MSU in 1989.
Neutron stars, Black holes, White dwarfs, Supermassive black holes and Early universe problems such as first stars, gravitational waves and gamma ray bursts