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

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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

Samuel G. Dunning

Postdoctoral Fellow

High Pressure Materials Science; New Materials Synthesis; Materials Characterization

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

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Eric Edmund

Postdoctoral Fellow

Thermal conductivity of Bridgmanite at lower mantle conditions. Melting and transport properties of iron alloys at high pressures and temperatures.

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

Banting Postdoctoral Fellow

Materials Chemistry, Solid-State Chemistry, Crystallography, Mineralogy

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow Nico Kueter

Nico Kueter

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow

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

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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

Margo

Margo Regier

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow

Geochemistry, diamond formation, deep carbon cycle

Postdoctoral Fellow Thomas Shiell

Thomas Shiell

Postdoctoral Fellow

High pressure materials science; new materials synthesis; materials characterization

Tara

Tara Shreve

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow

Volcanology; InSAR; Crustal deformation; Analytical and numerical modelling; Remote sensing of volcanic degassing; Caldera-rift systems

Nathan (Nate) Sime

Nathan Sime

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow

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

Zachary A. Torrano

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow

Cosmochemistry; Geochemistry; Meteorites; Planetary Science, Isotopes

Wenzhong Wang

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow

First-principles calculations, Mineral physics, Heterogeneities within Earth's interior and Beyond, Isotope geochemistry, Planetary differentiation

Jason Williams

Postdoctoral Fellow

Geochemistry, data science, machine learning, numerical modeling, high-performance computing, and geospatial analysis

Longjian Xie

Longjian Xie

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow

Chemical and thermal evolution of Earth’s interior, Melt properties under high pressure, Ultra-high temperature (>3000 ºC) and high pressure (>40 GPa) generation and measurement in the multi-anvil press

Yan Zhan

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow

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