B.S. in Geophysics and Planetary Science (California Institute of Technology) 1984
Ph.D. in Planetary Science (University of Arizona) 1990
My research focuses on the atmospheres of extrasolar giant planets and brown dwarfs. I’m actively involved in planning for future space based direct imaging missions to detect and characterize extrasolar planets, including WFIRST and LUVOIR.
Awards and Other:
Ames Associate Fellow (2016)
NASA Medal for Exceptional Scientific Achievement (2007, 2016)
H. Julian Allen Award for Outstanding Scientific Paper (2011)