I am a recent graduate of the University of Arizona's Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, with a Ph. D. in Planetary Science awarded August 2015. My research interests include solar system dynamics of small bodies (asteroids, comets, KBOs), both theoretical modeling and observation. I did my undergraduate work with Dr. Larry Molnar at Calvin College, and my Ph. D. dissertation ("Asteroid Family Dynamics in the Inner Main Belt," available here) with Dr. Richard Greenberg at the University of Arizona.

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Melissa Dykhuis

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