Recent PTYS Graduates

Recent PTYS Graduates

Congratulations to Rachel FernandesAllison McGraw, Laura SeifertAmanda Stadermann, Tarunika Ramprasad, and Brandon Tober, and Weigang Liang LPL's newest alumni!

Rachel Fernandes
April 20, 2023 

Exoplanet Demographics Beyond Kepler: Giant Planets with Radial Velocity & Young Planets with TESS

Advisor: Professor Ilaria Pascucci

New position: Penn State, President's Postdoctoral Fellow and Center for Exoplanets and Habitable Worlds Fellow


Weigang Liang
May 18, 2023

An Investigation of Early Lunar History Using Gravity Data

Advisor: Associate Professor Jeff Andrews-Hanna

Allison McGraw
April 14, 2023

Asteroid-Meteorite Linkages through Infrared Spectroscopy

Advisor: Professor Vishnu Reddy

New position: Physics Laboratory Manager, Texas A&M (Physics & Astronomy)

Laura Seifert
April 12, 2023

Dust Condensation in Circumstellar Environments: Insight from Chemical and Microstructural Analyses of Presolar Grains

Advisor: Professor Tom Zega

New position: NASA Postdoctoral Program Fellow, Johnson Space Center

Amanda Stadermann
February 6, 2023

From Earth to Neptune: The Mineralogical Properties of Small Planetary Satellites and Co-orbital Objects

Advisor: Assistant Professor Jessica Barnes

New position: NASA Postdoctoral Program Fellow, Johnson Space Center

Tarunika Ramprasad
Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering
Minor in Planetary Science

April 10, 2023

Reverse Engineering the Thermochemistry of the Early Solar Nebula through Transmission Electron Microscopy and Thermodynamic Modelling of Refractory Planetary Materials

Advisor: Professor Tom Zega

Brandon Tober
Dept. of Geosciences
Minor in Planetary Science

April 24, 2023

Radar Sounding Analysis of Mountain Glaciers in Alaska: Revealing Ice Thickness, Subglacial Topography, and Geologic Structure

Advisor: Professor Jack Holt