E. Chiang's Student Collaborators

Student Collaborators and Their Papers

G stands for Graduate, U stands for Undergraduate. The number following the letter represents the year in which we worked together.

Open positions available for graduate students and undergraduates.

Current students and some of their research topics:

18. Nick Choksi (G1/G2/G3/G4): Dynamics, planet formation, disk-planet hydrodynamic simulations, formation and evolution of star clusters including globular clusters, chondrule formation. 2019 Berkeley Astronomy Student Commencement Speaker and NSF Graduate Research Fellow

17. Joshua W. Jones (U1/U2): Debris disks, giant impacts

16. Joshua Bromley (U2/U3): Nonlinear dynamics, chaos, disintegrating planets, planetary rings and satellites

Former students and some of their research topics:

15. Robert Michael Jennings, Jr. (U4): Hydrodynamic simulations, self-gravitating disks, obliquities of planetary-mass objects. 2021 Berkeley Astronomy Klumpke-Roberts Prize, Johns Hopkins Physics & Astronomy graduate student

14. Jonathan Lin (U2/U3/U4): Planet formation, debris disks, UCLA Physics & Astronomy graduate student and NSF Graduate Research Fellow

13. Benjamin Vinson (U3/U4): Three-body problem

12. Eve J. Lee (G1/G2/G3/G4/G5): Planet and star formation. 2017 Berkeley Astronomy Uhl Prize, Sherman Fairchild Fellow in Theoretical Physics at Caltech, Assistant Professor of Physics at McGill, 2022 American Astronomical Society Annie Jump Cannon Award

11. Tushar Mittal (G1/G2): Planetesimal formation, debris disks, mantle plumes. Assistant Professor of Geosciences at Penn State

10. Skylar Kerzner (U2): Protoplanetary disk rotation curves, with application to the Atacama Large Millimeter Array. 2014 Berkeley Astronomy Student Commencement Speaker, Senior Data Scientist at Snap

9. Daniel Perez-Becker (G3/G4/G5/G6/G7): Ionization chemistry of protoplanetary disks, hot Jupiter hydrodynamics, disintegrating rocky planets. Senior Data Scientist at Microsoft

8. Ruth A. Murray-Clay (G2/G3/G4/G5/G6): Planetary dynamics, planet formation, hot Jupiter atmospheres, pre-main-sequence phenomena. 2008 Berkeley Astronomy Uhl Prize, 2015 American Astronomical Society Warner Prize, Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics, UC Santa Cruz

7. Hyomin Choi (U2/U3/U4): Oort Cloud, Kuiper Belt. Software Engineer at Google

6. Aaron T. Lee (G1/G2): Planetesimal formation, star formation. Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy at St. Mary's College

5. Linda E. Strubbe (G2/G3): Debris disks, planetary dynamics, galaxy formation. Science Education Consultant and Researcher

4. Jessica R. Lovering (U1/U2/U3): Observations of the Kuiper Belt, astrometry, origin of Trojan librators. Nuclear Energy and Science Policy Analyst, Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director of the Good Energy Collective

3. Christopher J. Culter (U1/U2/U3/U4): Narrow ring dynamics, chaos. Principal Software Engineer at stealth startup

2. Amy Jordan (U3/U4): Observations of the Kuiper Belt, astrometry, resonance dynamics. Research Scientist at Carbon Solutions LLC

1. Ryan Moo Kwang Joung (U3/U4): Thermodynamics and spectra of protoplanetary disks