Planetary Systems

Weekly Events

Faculty/Scientists


G. Fritz Benedict

Senior Research Scientist

Research Interests

Space astrometry; search for extrasolar planetary systems; surface photometry of galaxies; barred galaxies.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Planetary Systems, Extrasolar Planetary Systems, Stars, Cool Stars, Galactic Structure, Space Astrometry


Anita Cochran

Assistant Director

Research Interests

Primitive bodies in the solar system; Composition of comets.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Planetary Systems, Comets & Asteroids


William Cochran

Research Professor

Research Interests

Searches for extrasolar planetary systems; high-precision measurements of stellar radial velocity variations; variable stars; planetary atmospheres; comets; asteroids.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Planetary Systems, Atmospheres & Life, Extrasolar Planetary Systems, Kepler Team


Trent Dupuy

Research Fellow

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Planetary Systems, Interstellar


Michael Endl

Research Scientist

Research Interests

Detection of extrasolar planets and brown dwarf companions. Search for extremely low-mass planets around M dwarf stars. High precision stellar radial velocity measurements. Astrobiology.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Planetary Systems, Atmospheres & Life, Extrasolar Planetary Systems, Kepler Team


Adam Kraus

Assistant Professor

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Planetary Systems, Interstellar


Phillip MacQueen

Senior Research Scientist

Research Interests

Instrumentation, CCD detectors, exoplanets, the Galaxy halo.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Planetary Systems, Stars, Instrumentation & Device Development


Barbara McArthur

Research Affiliate - Research Fellow

Research Interests

HST Astrometry; extrasolar planets; dynamics.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Planetary Systems, Extrasolar Planetary Systems, Stars, Cool Stars, Space Astrometry


Ivan Ramirez

Research Fellow

Research Interests

Chemical abundances of planet-host stars; solar twins and solar siblings; Galactic chemical evolution; stellar granulation.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Planetary Systems, Stars, Chemical Abundances


Judit Gy├Ârgyey Ries

Research Associate

Research Interests

Planetary Astronomy, Astrometry and physical characterization of Near Earth Objects, especially Earth-crossing asteroids.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Planetary Systems, Comets & Asteroids


Brian Roman

Research Engineer/ Scientist Associate III

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Planetary Systems


John Scalo

Professor

Research Interests

Star formation; interstellar medium; turbulence; galaxy evolution; complex systems; astrobiology.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Planetary Systems, Atmospheres & Life, Theory, Astrobiology, Planet Formation, ISM and Star Formation, Milky Way Evolution, Star Formation & Protoplanetary Disks


Peter J Shelus

Senior Research Scientist

Research Interests

Small Solar System body motions; time: laser ranging; Earth and lunar dynamics; stellar astrometry.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Planetary Systems, Comets & Asteroids, McDonald Laser Ranging Station


Laurence M Trafton

Senior Research Scientist

Research Interests

Planetary atmospheres; volatile transport; evolution of the solar system.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Planetary Systems, Atmospheres & Life

Postdocs


Monika Adamow

Research Affiliate - Postdoctoral

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Planetary Systems, Stars


Brendan Bowler

Postdoctoral Fellow

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Planetary Systems, Interstellar


Andrew Mann

Research Affiliate - Postdoctoral

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Planetary Systems, Stars


Adam McKay

Postdoctoral Fellow

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Planetary Systems, Comets & Asteroids


Aaron Rizzuto

Postdoctoral Fellow

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Planetary Systems, Interstellar

Graduate Students


Samuel Factor

Graduate Student

Group Areas

Planetary Systems


Jessica Luna

Graduate Student

Group Areas

Planetary Systems


Raquel Martinez

Graduate Student

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Planetary Systems, Interstellar


Andrew Riddle

Graduate Student

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Planetary Systems


Mo (Emma) Yu

Graduate Student

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Planetary Systems, Interstellar

18 September 2015
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