Postdoctoral Fellows

Jessica Arnold

Jessica Arnold

Postdoctoral Fellow, NASA

Astronomy; debris disks.

Tri Astraatmadja

Tri Astraatmadja

Thompson Postdoctoral Fellow

Ground-based astrometric detection of exoplanets; Instrument modeling and simulations; software engineering, scientific computing, and high-performance computing; probability theory, statistical inference, hypothesis testing and data analysis; machine-learning algorithms; large-scale surveys; detection of high-energy neutrinos and photons; kinematical and dynamical studies of the Milky Way

Jaehan Bae

Jaehan Bae

Sagan Postdoctoral Fellow

Protoplanetary disks; planet-disk interactions; planet formation; hydrodynamic/magnetohydrodynamic instabilities; accretion disks; FU Orionis objects; exoplanets

Matthew Clement

Matthew S. Clement

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow

Terrestrial planet formation; origin of the Earth and inner solar system; planet embryo formation; GPU computing; collisional evolution of the asteroid belt

Fabo Feng

Fabo Feng

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow

Exoplanet; celestial dynamics; Bayesian statistics; galactic dynamics; interstellar travel; paleogeology, paleoclimatology, mass extinction; cosmic strings

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow Yusuke Fujimoto

Yusuke Fujimoto

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow

Galaxy simulations; galactic-scale star formation; short-lived radioisotopes; giant molecular clouds; cloud-scale gas distributions

DougHemingway

Doug Hemingway

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow

Planetary geophysics; interior modeling from gravitational and magnetic field data; icy ocean worlds; planetary magnetism; space weathering

Tim Jones

Tim Jones

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow

Mantle convection; mantle geochemistry; numerical modelling; plate tectonics

Meredith A. MacGregor

NSF Postdoctoral Fellow

Debris disks; Circumstellar disk structure and evolution; Planetary system formation; Radio interferometry; Aperture synthesis techniques

Kathleen McKee

Kathleen F. McKee

NSF Postdoctoral Fellow

Volcano acoustics; Seismology

Andrea Patzer

Andrea Patzer

Postdoctoral Fellow, NASA

Cosmochemistry; planetary science; petrography and petrology of meteorites; elemental and isotopic compositions of meteorites; noble gases in meteorites; evolution of differentiated asteroids; evolution of primitive achondrites; accretion processes in the early Solar System

Daniel Evan Portner

Daniel E. Portner

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow

Subduction zones, slab behavior, seismic imaging, mantle dynamics, plate tectonics, and material recycling

Kei Shimizu

Kei Shimizu

Postdoctoral Fellow, NASA

Mantle and crustal geochemistry; cosmochemistry; planetary science, meteorites; mineral-melt trace element partitioning; geochemical modeling; development of REE geothermobarometer

Shi Joyce Sim

Shi (Joyce) Sim

Postdoctoral Fellow, DCO

Early Earth; fluid dynamics; geodynamics; melt in the mantle; multi-phase flows; numerical modeling; parallel computing; plate tectonics; planetary formation and evolution

Nathan (Nate) Sime

Nathan Sime

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow

Mathematical modelling, numerical methods, uncertainty quantification, large scale computing.

Jonathan Tucker

Jonathan Tucker

Postdoctoral Fellow, NSF

Mantle geochemistry; noble gas and volatile element geochemistry; accretion and early Earth

Maximilien Verdier-Paoletti

Maximilien Verdier-Paoletti

Postdoctoral Fellow, NASA

Meteorites, cosmochemistry, carbonacious chondrites, hydrothermal alteration, presolar grains, secondary ion mass spectrometry.

Da Wang

Da Wang

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow

Continental crust; isotope geochemistry; mantle-crust evolution; geochronology; mass spectrometry