Exoplanet Measurement – Members

Dr. Joseph Harrington – Principal Investigator

Professor in UCF’s Department of Physics, researcher in Planetary Sciences

PhD: Planetary Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

BS: Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Email: jh@physics.ucf.edu

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Ryan Challener – 4th Year Graduate Research Assistant

PhD candidate in Physics, Planetary Sciences Track, UCF

BS: Physics and Astronomy, BA: Mathematics, University of Rochester

Research role: general code management of POET, BART, and orbits code. Developer of ZEN, an implementation of pixel-level de-correlation.

Email: rchallen@knights.ucf.edu     CV

 


Kathleen McIntyre – 3rd Year Graduate Research Assistant

PhD student in Physics, Planetary Sciences Track, UCF

BS: Physics and Astronomy, University of Florida

Research role: performing characterizations of giant planet atmospheres through photometric and spectral analysis of secondary eclipse data.

Email: kmcintyre@knights.ucf.edu

 

 

Michael Himes – 2nd Year Graduate Research Assistant

PhD student in Physics, Planetary Sciences Track, UCF

BS: Physics, UCF

Email: mhimes@knights.ucf.edu

 

 

 


Matthew Reinhard – Undergraduate research member

Major(s): Physics

Graduation date: Spring 2019

Joined: Fall 2016

 

 

Zacchaeus Scheffer – Undergraduate research member

Major(s): Physics and Computer Science

Graduation date: Spring 2019

Joined: Spring 2017 

 

 

Simone Landry – Undergraduate research member

Major(s): Physics

Graduation date: Spring 2021

Joined: Spring 2017

 

 

Cody Jordan – Undergraduate Research Member

BS : Computational Science, FSU; Physics, UCF

Major(s): Mathematics

Joined: Summer 2018