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I am a NASA Sagan Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin. I received my Ph.D. from Harvard University in May 2017, and was a postdoctoral research associate at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics until I started my Sagan Fellowship in September 2017. This webpage will remain active, however, to preserve the archive for my processed K2 light curves

My research focuses on extrasolar planet detection and characterization, in particular using data from the Kepler Space Telescope. I develop analysis techinques for space based photometry (specifically data from Kepler's K2 mission) and precise stellar radial velocity measurements. I also conduct ground-based followup observations of interesting systems (both planets and eclipsing binary stars) discovered by Kepler and K2. I am generally interested in what technology like the Kepler spacecraft and precise radial velocity spectrographs can tell us about exoplanets and their host stars.

I have produced systematics corrected light curves from raw K2 data and released the data publicly. You can access that data and learn about the work in detail on my K2 Photometry page. You can also learn more about my research here, where I have descriptions of my papers and projects.