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Diana Powell

Education:

B.A., Astrophysics & Physics, Harvard University; M.S., Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of California, Santa Cruz; Ph.D., Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of California, Santa Cruz

Dissertation:

Microphysics of Protoplanetary Disks and Exoplanet Atmospheres

Thesis Advisor:

Ruth Murray-Clay, Professor of Astronomy & Astrophysics, and Xi Zhang, Professor in Planetary Science, University of California, Santa Cruz

Research Topic:

Origins: Relating Protoplanetary Disks to Planetary Atmospheres

Mentor:

Hilke Schlichting, Professor of Earth, Planetary & Space Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles

Current Position:

President’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Earth, Planetary & Space Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles

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