Sarbani Basu is the William K. Lamnan Jr.  Professor in the Department of Astronomy, Yale University. Prof. Basu is an astrophysicist who studies the Sun and other stars using the technique of helioseismology and asteroseismology. She is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science    and the American Astronomical Society.  Prof. Basu has served as the Vice-Chair of the board of directors of the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy. She was the Chair of the ASTRO2020 Decadal survey’s panel on the Sun, Stars and Stellar Evolution, and is currently serving on the Steering Committee of the 2023 Solar and Space Physics Decadal Survey.