Xianyu Tan

Research Assistant

Lunar and Planetary Laboratory

1629 East University Blvd.

Kuiper Space Sciences Building, 324

University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ 85721

E-mail: xianyut”at”lpl.arizona.edu

About Me

I am a 5th-year graduate student in Lunar and Planetary Lab, University of Arizona. I got my B.S. with a geophysics background, then switched to planetary sciences when I pursue a master degree in Hong Kong. Now in Tucson, I work with Prof. Adam Showman on atmospheric circulation of brown dwarfs and extrasolar giant planets.

Here is my CV.

Research Interests

Atmospheres of brown dwarfs and exoplanets.

Geophysical fluid dynamics and general circulation of planetary atmospheres.

Links to my Research and Publications.


Ph.D.    2013 - 2018 (expected) in Planetary Sciences, University of Arizona, AZ, USA

M.S.     2010 - 2013 in Planetary Sciences, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

B.S.      2006 - 2010 in Geophysics, University of Science and Technology of China, Anhui, China