PTYS Graduate Students

Adam Battle

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Kuiper 331

Galen Bergsten

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Kuiper 338

Laci Brock

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Kuiper 326
M.S. Applied Physics, 2015, Northern Arizona University
B.S. Interdisciplinary Physics, 2013, Purdue University

Research advisor(s): Travis Barman
Research interests: Exoplanets; Planetary Formation and Evolution, Planetary Atmospheres, Science education

Zarah Brown

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Kuiper 316
B.A. Astrophysics and Planetary Science, 2017, University of Colorado

Research advisor(s): Tommi Koskinen
Research interests: Planetary Atmospheres

Saverio Cambioni

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Kuiper 334
M.S. Space and Astronautical Engineering, 2016, University of Rome La Sapienza
B.S. Aerospace Engineering, 2014, University of Rome La Sapienza
MS (en route) Planetary Science, 2019, Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, The University of Arizona

Research advisor(s): Erik Asphaug
Research interests: Exoplanets; Planetary Formation and Evolution, Planetary Analogs, Small Bodies, Machine Learning, Remote Sensing & Space Exploration

Xiaohang Chen

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Kuiper 528
Research advisor(s): Joe Giacalone
Research interests: Solar and Heliospheric Research, Theoretical Astrophysics

Claire Cook

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Kuiper 332

Tracy Esman

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Kuiper 326
B.A. Astrophysics, 2015, University of Virginia
MS (en route) Planetary Science, 2018, The University of Arizona

Research advisor(s): Joe Giacalone
Research interests: Planetary Atmospheres, Titan & Outer Solar System, Ionosphere, Magnetic Fields, Plasma and Waves

Rachel Fernandes

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Kuiper 324
B.S. Astrophysics and Physics, 2017, University of Cincinnati

Research advisor(s): Ilaria Pascucci
Research interests: Astrobiology, Exoplanets; Planetary Formation and Evolution

Indujaa Ganesh

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Kuiper 338
M. Tech Geoinformatics, 2017, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Research advisor(s): Lynn Carter
Research interests: Planetary Surfaces

Nathan Hadland

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Kuiper 332

Kana Ishimaru

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Kuiper 332
B.S. Earth and Planetary Environmental Science, 2019, The University of Tokyo

Research advisor(s): Dante Lauretta
Research interests: Cosmochemistry, Small Bodies

Theodore Kareta

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Kuiper 324
B.S. Astronomy and Physics, 2017, The University of Massachusetts, Amherst
MS (en route) Planetary Science, 2019, The University of Arizona

Research advisor(s): Walter Harris, Vishnu Reddy
Research interests: Orbital Dynamics, Planetary Astronomy, Planetary Surfaces, Small Bodies

Cassandra Lejoly

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Kuiper 218
B.S. Astronomy, Mathematics, 2014, University of Arizona
M.S. Applied Physics, 2016, Northern Arizona University

Research advisor(s): Walter Harris
Research interests: Small Bodies

Ben Lew

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Kuiper 331
B.A. Physics, 2015, Taiwan National TsingHua University

Research advisor(s): Daniel Apai
Research interests: Astrobiology, Exoplanets; Planetary Formation and Evolution, Planetary Atmospheres

Weigang Liang

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Kuiper 334
Research advisor(s): Jeffrey Andrews-Hanna
Research interests: Planetary Atmospheres, Planetary Surfaces

Daniel Lo

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Kuiper 320
B.S. Physics, Planetary Science, 2014, California Institute of Technology
MS (en route) Planetary Sciences, 2017, The University of Arizona

Research advisor(s): Roger Yelle
Research interests: Planetary Atmospheres, Planetary Surfaces, Remote sensing

Kiana McFadden

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Kuiper 322
Research advisor(s): Ellen Howell, Lynn Carter
Research interests: Planetary Surfaces, Small Bodies

Allison McGraw

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Kuiper 338
B.S. Geosciences, The University of Arizona

Research advisor(s): Vishnu Reddy
Research interests: Small Bodies, Space Situational Awareness

Tyler Meng

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Kuiper 528
B.S. Geophysics, 2015, Colorado School of Mines

Research advisor(s): Jack Holt

Mackenzie Mills

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Kuiper 528
B.A. Earth and Planetary Sciences, 2020, Johns Hopkins University

Research advisor(s): Alfred McEwen
Research interests: Planetary Analogs, Planetary Geophysics, Planetary Surfaces, Titan & Outer Solar System

Samantha Moruzzi

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Kuiper 331
B.S. Earth and Atmospheric Science, 2020, Cornell University

Research advisor(s): Jeffrey Andrews-Hanna
Research interests: Planetary Analogs, Planetary Geophysics, Planetary Surfaces, Titan & Outer Solar System

Samuel Myers

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Kuiper 331

John Noonan

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Kuiper 316
B.A. Astrophysics, 2016, The University of Colorado, Boulder
MS (en route) Planetary Science, 2019, The University of Arizona

Research advisor(s): Walter Harris
Research interests: Exoplanets; Planetary Formation and Evolution, Planetary Astronomy, Small Bodies

Patrick O'Brien

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Kuiper 528
Research advisor(s): Shane Byrne
Research interests: Planetary Surfaces, Remote sensing

Maureen Palmer

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Kuiper 322

Laura Seifert

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Kuiper 324
Research advisor(s): Tom Zega
Research interests: Cosmochemistry, Planetary Surfaces

Benjamin Sharkey

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Kuiper 332
B.S. Physics, Astrophysics, 2017, University of Minnesota

Research advisor(s): Vishnu Reddy
Research interests: Planetary Astronomy, Planetary Surfaces, Small Bodies
Emileigh Shoemaker

Emileigh Shoemaker

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Kuiper 325
B.S. Physics, 2017, Towson University

Research advisor(s): Lynn Carter
Research interests: Planetary Surfaces, Radar Remote Sensing, Volcanology

Lucas Smith

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Kuiper 338
B.S. Applied Physics, 2020, Appalachian State University

Research advisor(s): Pierre Haenecour
Research interests: Astrobiology, Cosmochemistry

Alessondra "Sondy" Springmann

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Kuiper 322
M.S. Earth & Planetary Science, 2011, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
B.A. Astrophysics, 2007, Wellesley College
MS (en route) Planetary Science, 2017, The University of Arizona

Research advisor(s): Walter Harris
Research interests: Planetary Astronomy, Small Bodies, Solar and Heliospheric Research, Meteorites, Instrumentation, Planetary Missions, Exploration Science

Amanda Stadermann

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Kuiper 318
B.A. Earth and Planetary Sciences, 2016, Washington University in St. Louis
MS (en route) Planetary Sciences, 2019, The University of Arizona

Research advisor(s): Jessica Barnes
Research interests: Cosmochemistry, Lunar Studies, Volcanology, Impact Cratering

Maria Steinrueck

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Kuiper 334
M.S. Technical Physics, 2015, Vienna University of Technology
B.S. Technical Physics, 2013, Vienna University of Technology
MS (en route) Planetary Sciences, 2018, The University of Arizona

Research advisor(s): Tommi Koskinen
Research interests: Exoplanets; Planetary Formation and Evolution, Planetary Atmospheres

Shane Stone

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Kuiper 416
M.S. Planetary Sciences, 2017, The University of Arizona
M.S. Organic Chemistry, 2014, University of California, Los Angeles
B.S. Chemistry, 2011, The University of Texas at Dallas

Research advisor(s): Roger Yelle
Research interests: Planetary Atmospheres

Sarah Sutton

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Sonett 207 ∙ Kuiper 519B
B.S. Mathematics, 2008, The University of Arizona
MS (en route) Planetary Science, 2019, The University of Arizona

Research advisor(s): Christopher Hamilton
Research interests: Earth, Lunar Studies, Planetary Analogs, Planetary Surfaces, Small Bodies, Remote Sensing

Harry Tang

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Kuiper 320

Joana Voigt

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Kuiper 318
M.S. Geological Sciences, 2017, Freie Universität, Berlin
B.S. Geological Sciences, 2015, Freie Universität, Berlin

Research advisor(s): Christopher Hamilton
Research interests: Earth, Planetary Analogs, Planetary Surfaces, Volcanology

Jess Vriesema

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Kuiper 429F

Jada Walters

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Kuiper 326
Zoe Wilbur

Zoe Wilbur

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Kuiper 318
Research advisor(s): Jessica Barnes
Research interests: Cosmochemistry, Lunar Studies, Planetary Analogs