Postdoctoral Fellows

Munazza Alam

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow

Exoplanet atmospheres; host star elemental abundances; planet formation and evolution

Jens Barosch

Jens Barosch

Postdoctoral Fellow

Cosmochemistry and Geochemistry

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Tiange Bi

Postdoctoral Fellow

Computational chemistry; high pressure; crystal structure prediction of novel materials with advanced properties

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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

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.

Innocent Chinwe Ezenwa

Innocent Chinwe Ezenwa

Postdoctoral Fellow

Geophysics; geochemistry; planetary interior dynamics; element partitioning

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

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.

Anjali Piette

Postdoctoral Fellowship

Exoplanet atmospheres; Atmospheric characterization & modeling; Atmosphere-interior interactions

Daniel Evan Portner

Daniel E. Portner

Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow

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

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

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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

Claire Zurkowski

Claire Zurkowski

Postdoctoral Fellow

Mineral physics; crystal X-ray diffraction; planetary deep interiors