Summer Program 2019

Summer Program 2019

The Summer 2019 Program was very successful.

Seminar Speakers

  • Tad Komacek, University of Chicago, “The atmospheric circulation of ultra-hot Jupiters”
  • Molly Kosiarek, UC Santa Cruz, “The Sun as a Test Case for using Photometry to Inform Radial Velocity fits”
  • Diana Powell, “Inhomogeneous Clouds on Hot Jupiters: Insights from size distribution dynamics”
  • Kassandra Anderson, Cornell University, “In-situ Excitation of Warm Jupiter Eccentricities: Implications for Dynamical Histories & Migration”
  • Xianyu Tan, Oxford University, “Brown dwarf weather”
  • Jake Taylor, Oxford University, “Mitigating biases in retrieval of hot planets using JWST”
  • Danica Adams, Caltech
  • Emily Pass, University of Waterloo, “Fundamental properties of ultracool dwarfs from archival high-resolution spectra”
  • Daria Desiderà, University of Padova, “Exploiting the potential of Low-Resolution spectrophotometry to characterize exoplanetary atmospheres”
  • Joe Zalesky, Arizona State University, Atmospheric Characterization of Brown Dwarfs, HRCC, and Graphics Cards
  • Daniella Bardalez-Gagliuffi, American Museum of Natural History
  • Johanna Vos, American Museum of Natural History, “Variability of Young Brown Dwarfs”
  • Ishan Mishra, Cornell University
  • Jasmina Blecic, New York University, Abu Dhabi, “Clouds in 1D and Self-Consistency in 2D Retrieval”
  • Michael Line, Arizona State University, “An incoherent potpourri of fun exo-atmospherey things….”
  • Daniel Thorngren, UC Santa Cruz, “The Cause of Hot Jupiter Inflation”
  • Patricio Cubillos, Space Research Institute, Austria, “Atmospheric Characterization in the NUV”
  • Paul Mollière, University of Leiden, “Retrieving (cloudy) emission spectra”
  • Elena Manjavacas, Keck Observatory, Hawaii, “Cloud Atlas: Rotational Spectral Modulations and Potential Sulfide Clouds in the Planetary-mass, Late T-type Companion Ross 458C”
  • Ansgar Wehrhahn, Uppsala University, Sweden, “High Resolution Transit Spectroscopy with CRIRES+”
  • Tiffany Kataria, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, “A laboratory-to-model approach to understanding exoplanet biosignatures”
  • Huazhi Ge, UC Santa Cruz, “On the road to simulate non-hydrostatic atmospheric dynamics on Jupiter”
  • Brittany Miles, UC Santa Cruz, “Non-equilibrium CO Chemistry in the Coldest Brown Dwarfs”
  • Katelyn Allers, Bucknell University, “Designing Custom Filters for Brown Dwarf and Exoplanet Characterization”
  • Erica Gonzales, UC Santa Cruz, “TRENDS High-Contrast Imaging Survey: A Compendium of VLM Benchmark Objects”
  • Trent Dupuy, Gemini Observatory, “HGCA stuff”
  • Jacqueline Faherty, American Museum of Natural History
  • Megan Tannock, University of Western Ontario, “Spectroscopy of brown dwarfs and the implication of fast rotation”
  • Emily Martin, UC Santa Cruz, “Instrumentation for exoplanets”
  • Zhoujian “ZJ” Zhang, University of Hawaii, “Forward Modeling of Late-T Atmospheres”
  • Katie Morzinski (University of Arizona Steward Observatory), Jenny Patience (Arizona State University), Phil Hinz (UC Santa Cruz), “Trade-offs in designing the MMT AO exoPlanet characterization System (MAPS) including its 1-5um high-res spectrograph ARIES”
  • Neale Gibson, Queen’s University Belfast, “Atmospheres of transiting planets: what do we really know?”
  • Jessica Luna, University of Texas, Austin, “Investigating the Mineralogy of Clouds in Brown Dwarf Atmospheres”
  • Brendan Bowler, University of Texas, Austin, “Population-level Eccentricity Distributions of Imaged Exoplanets and Brown Dwarf Companions”
  • Eric Lopez, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, “Introducing the NASA Exoplanet Modeling Analysis Center”
  • Timothy Brandt, UC Santa Barbara
  • Jordan Stone, University of Arizona
  • Naor Movshovitz, UC Santa Cruz

Attendees

  • Danica Adams, Graduate Research Assistant, California Institute of Technology
  • Katelyn Allers, Associate Professor, Bucknell University
  • Kassandra Anderson, Graduate Student, Cornell University
  • Daniella Bardalez-Gagliuffi, Post Doc, American Museum of Natural History
  • Jasmina Blecic, Post Doc, New York University, Abu Dhabi
  • Brendan Bowler, Assistant Professor, University of Texas, Austin
  • Timothy Brandt, Assistant Professor, UC Santa Barbara
  • Aarynn Carter, Graduate Student, University of Exeter
  • Patricio Cubillos, Post Doc, Space Research Institute, Austria
  • Daria Desiderà, Graduate Student, University of Padova, Italy
  • Ian Dobbs-Dixon, Assistant Professor, New York University, Abu Dhabi
  • Trent Dupuy, Assistant Astronomer, Gemini Observatory
  • Jacqueline Faherty, Senior Scientist, American Museum of Natural History
  • Neale Gibson, Assistant Professor, Queen’s University Belfast
  • Tiffany Kataria, Scientist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • Tad Komacek, Post Doc, University of Chicago
  • Michael Line, Assistant Professor, Arizona State University
  • Michael Liu, Professor, University of Hawaii
  • Eric Lopez, Research Space Scientist, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
  • Jessica Luna, Graduate Student, University of Texas, Austin
  • Elena Manjavacas, Support Astronomer, Keck Observatory, Hawaii
  • Stanimir Metchev, Associate Professor, University of Western Ontario
  • Ishan Mishra, Graduate Student, Cornell University
  • Paul Mollière, Post Doc, University of Leiden
  • Caroline Morley, Assistant Professor, University of Texas, Austin
  • Katie Morzinski, Assistant Astronomer, University of Arizona Steward Observatory
  • Emily Pass, Graduate Student, University of Waterloo
  • Jenny Patience, Associate Professor, Arizona State University
  • Sascha Quanz, Senior Staff Scientist, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
  • Maria Steinrueck, Graduate Student, University of Arizona
  • Jordan Stone, Post Doc, University of Arizona
  • Xianyu Tan, Post Doc, University of Oxford
  • Megan Tannock, Graduate Student, University of Western Ontario
  • Jake Taylor, Graduate Student, University of Oxford
  • Quang Tran, Graduate Student, University of Texas
  • Johanna Vos, Post Doc, American Museum of Natural History
  • Ansgar Wehrhahn, Graduate Student, Uppsala University, Sweden
  • Joe Zalesky, Graduate Student, Arizona State University
  • Zhoujian “ZJ” Zhang, Graduate Student, University of Hawaii