Exoplanet PhD Graduates from the University of Chicago

Exoplanet Graduates

This is a list of all students who have graduated with a PhD in exoplanets from the University of Chicago.

2017

Megan Bedell was advised by Jacob Bean and wrote a thesis titled, "Illuminating the Origins of Planets with Solar Twins."

Sean Mills was advised by Dan Fabrycky and wrote a thesis titled, "Detecting and Interpreting the Dynamical
Evolution of Transiting Multiplanet Systems."

Feng Ding was advised by Ray Pierrehumbert and wrote a thesis titled, "Climate dynamics of condensible-rich atmospheres."

2016

Daniel Koll, now a James S. McDonnell Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in Complex Systems at MIT, was advised by Dorian Abbot in the Department of the Geophysical Sciences and wrote a thesis titled, "Dry Atmospheric Circulations on Rocky Exoplanets."

Laura Kreidberg, now a Junior Fellow in the Harvard Society of Fellows and an ITC Fellow in the Harvard Astronomy Department, was advised by Jacob Bean in the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics and wrote a thesis titled, "Glimpses of Far Away Places: Intensive Atmosphere Characterization of Extrasolar Planets."