I am a Ph. D. candidate at the University of Arizona's Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, with an anticipated graduation date in August 2015. My research interests include solar system dynamics of small bodies (asteroids, comets, KBOs), both theoretical modeling and observation. I am currently working with Dr. Richard Greenberg, studying asteroid family dynamics in the inner main belt.

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Melissa Dykhuis


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