Dr. Ali M. Bramson


Ali M. Bramson

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Lunar and Planetary Laboratory
Kuiper Space Sciences Bldg, Office #534
1629 E. University Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85721

Contact me: bramson (at) lpl (dot) arizona (dot) edu
My pronouns are she/her/hers.

About Me

I am a planetary scientist interested in understanding the quantitative geomorphology of other planets, especially the physical processes related to ice and volatiles that affect the surfaces of solid bodies in our solar system. I enjoy tackling these problems using a combination of spacecraft remote sensing observations and theoretical modeling, supplemented by occasional field work at terrestrial analog sites and experimental studies.

I will be starting as an Assistant Professor at Purdue University in the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences in Fall 2020! If you are a prospective graduate student interested in the science broadly mentioned above and looking to start a PhD program in Fall 2020 or later, feel free to reach out via email to: BramsonA (at) purdue (dot) edu.

I am currently at the University of Arizona doing my postdoc in planetary radar with Prof. Lynn Carter. I received my PhD from the University of Arizona in August 2018 under the advisorship of Prof. Shane Byrne. I have a B.S. in physics and astronomy-physics with a certificate (minor) in computer science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Go Badgers!

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