Planetary geoscience | University of Chicago | People

May 2023

Faculty: Edwin Kite


Maddy Turner. 2023-
PhD, Johns Hopkins University.

Graduate students:

Bowen Fan (樊博闻). 2019-
BS, Peking University.

Brandon Coy. 2023-
BA, UC Berkeley.

Daniel Zhou. 2023-
BS, Brown University.

Graduate student at large:

Wen Bo.

Undergraduate research assistants:

Vespera Luo.

Alumni and former visitors:

Alexandra (Sasha) Warren. Graduate student 2018-2023. PhD 2023. Now at World Wide Technology.

Sam Holo. Graduate student 2016-2020. PhD 2021. Now at McKinsey.

Megan Mansfield. Graduate student 2016-2021 (Primary advisor: Jacob Bean). MS 2018 (Mars). PhD 2021 (exoplanets). Now a NASA Sagan Fellow at the University of Arizona.

Gaia Stucky de Quay.
Visiting graduate student, 3/2018 - 9/2018. Now tenure-track faculty at MIT.

Samuel Birch Visiting postdoctoral scholar, 2021 - 2022. Now tenure-track faculty at Brown.

An Li.
Senior thesis student 2020-2021. Now in the PhD program in Planetary Science at the University of Washington and collaborator on Mars 2020 rover mission. (An's senior thesis).

Charlie Willard. Undergraduate research assistant 2021-2022. Now entering the PhD Program in Astronomy at the University of Washington.

Katarina Keating.
Undergraduate research assistant 2018-2019. Now in the PhD program in Paleoclimate at the University of Michigan.

Liam Steele.
Postdoc, 2/2017 - 8/2018. Now at ECMWF.

Mohit Melwani Daswani.
Postdoc, 2015 - 2017. Now Research Scientist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Caltech/NASA.

David Mayer.
Planetary GIS/Data Specialist, 2015-2017. Now at USGS Astrogeology Science Center in Flagstaff, AZ.

James Hu. Senior thesis student, 2021-2022. Now at Rethink Priorities.

Jonathan Sneed.
Full-time Mars research assistant, 2016-2018. Now in the PhD program in Planetary Science at UCLA.

Leila Gabasova.
Summer student, 2015. Now in the PhD program at Institut de Planétologie et Astrophysique de Grenoble, University of Grenoble. (Leila's project publication in Planetary and Space Science.)