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    Li-Wei Hung is a night skies research scientist at the Natural Sounds and Night Skies Division of the National Park Service. She researches light pollution and provides science support to parks for protecting natural dark skies. During her free time, she likes hiking, camping, biking, and cooking. She received her Ph.D. degree in astronomy from University of California, Los Angeles in 2016. During her graduate study, she was a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow. She worked with Prof. Michael Fitzgerald to study debris disks. She received her B.S. degree in Physics and Astronomy from the Ohio State University in 2011 and graduated summa cum laude and with honors research distinction.