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, now an Associate Research Scientist at the Simons Center for Computational Astrophysics, was advised by Jacob Bean and wrote a thesis titled, "Illuminating the Origins of Planets with Solar Twins."

Sean Mills, now a machine learning credit modeling researcher at Theorem, was advised by Dan Fabrycky and wrote a thesis titled, "Detecting and Interpreting the Dynamical Evolution of Transiting Multiplanet Systems."

Feng Ding, now a Postdoctoral Fellow in the John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard, was advised by Ray Pierrehumbert and wrote a thesis titled, "Climate dynamics of condensible-rich atmospheres."

2016

Daniel Koll, now an Assistant Professor at Peking University, 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 the Director of the Department of Atmospheric Physics of Exoplanets at the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics, 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."