Themes

Common themes of our research group.

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Planet Formation Theory

N-body integrations of planet formation. Secular evolution. Planet-planet scattering. Late-stage accretion. Implications for their …

Orbital Dynamics of Planetary Systems

Characterizing the current and future dynamical state of multiple planet systems. Transit timing variations. Secular theory. …

Radial Velocity Surveys

Characterizing exoplanets and multi-planet systems with RV surveys. Extremely Precise Radial Velocity (EPRV) surveys. Improving the …

Transit surveys

Characterizing planets, planetary systems and exoplanet population using transit surveys, and particularly NASA’s Kepler/K2 …

Astrostatistics & Astroinformatics

Bayesian Computing, MCMC, Hierarchical Bayesian models, Approximate Bayesian Computing, Machine Learning, Gaussian Process Emulators, …

High-Performance Scientific Computing

N-body Integrators, Bayesian Computing, GPUs, Julia, Scientific Software Development.

Astrobiology & Future Missions

Preparing for future direct imaging missions. Characterizing the surface and weather on rocky planets.

Other Observations

ALMA observations of debris disks. GTC & HST observations of exoplanet atmospheres. Astrometric planet surveys. Direct imaging …

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