Postdoctoral Fellows

Jaehan Bae

Jaehan Bae

Sagan Postdoctoral Fellow

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

Jens Barosch

Jens Barosch

Postdoctoral Fellow

Cosmochemistry and Geochemistry

Postdoctoral Fellow Asmaa Boujibar

Asmaa Boujibar

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow

Accretion and differentiation of Earth and terrestrial planets; planetary interiors; comparative planetology; exoplanets; meteorites.

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Kara Brugman

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow

Experimental petrology; magma genesis on exoplanets, Earth, and solar system bodies; diffusion chronometry; geothermometry; volcano science and hazards; high-silica magmatic systems; volatile solubility and cycling

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow Elena Bykova

Elena Bykova

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow

Geochemistry; high pressure; materials; mineralogy; planetary science

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

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow Rajkrishna Dutta

Rajkrishna Dutta

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow

High pressure and temperature conditions; analogs of silicates and oxides; density functional theory; dynamic compression experiments

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

Postdoctoral Fellow Olivier Gagne

Olivier Gagné

Postdoctoral Fellow

Mineralogy

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow Nico Kueter

Nico Kueter

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow

Experimental (isotope) geochemistry with focus on light stable isotopes; Petrology, Mineralogy, Geology

Postdoctoral Fellow Yanhao Lin

Yanhao Lin

Postdoctoral Fellow

High pressure; planetary science; geology; mineralogy; volcanology

Postdoctoral Fellow Kai Luo

Kai Luo

Postdoctoral Fellow

High pressure; matter at extreme states

Kathleen McKee

Kathleen F. McKee

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow

Volcano acoustics; Seismology

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Francesca Miozzi

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow

Exoplanets; extreme conditions experiments; mineral physics; petrology

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow Peng Ni

Peng Ni

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow

Geochemistry; planetary science

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow Nicole Nie

Nicole Xike Nie

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow

Geochemistry; planetary science; Moon formation; volatile element depletion in planetary bodies; Earth and planetary surface weathering.

Daniel Evan Portner

Daniel E. Portner

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow

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

Kelsey Prissel

Postdoctoral Fellow

High-temperature geochemistry; experimental petrology; planetary differentiation; planetary materials; volcanology; non-traditional stable isotopes; diffusion chronometry

Aldo S.M. Raeliarijaona

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ferroelectrics, Materials Science

Postdoctoral Fellow Thomas Shiell

Thomas Shiell

Postdoctoral Fellow

High pressure materials science; new materials synthesis; materials characterization

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

Nathan (Nate) Sime

Nathan Sime

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow

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

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow Edgar Steenstra

Edgar Steenstra

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow

Core formation; planetary bulk and interior compositions; magma ocean crystallization processes; trace element fractionation processes; loss of volatiles and sulfides

Postdoctoral Fellow Wan Si Tang

Wan Si Tang

Postdoctoral Fellow

High pressure; materials; matter at extreme states

Zachary A. Torrano

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow

Cosmochemistry; Geochemistry; Meteorites; Planetary Science, Isotopes

Da Wang

Da Wang

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow

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

Yan Zhan

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow

Geodynamics; Volcanology; Crustal Deformation; Numerical Modeling; Data Assimilation

Postdoctoral Fellow Shuang Zhang

Shuang Zhang

Postdoctoral Fellow

Geochemistry; materials; mineralogy

Postdoctoral Fellow Li Zhu

Li Zhu

Postdoctoral Fellow

Materials informatics; computational materials design; matter at extreme states