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Graduate Student Profiles

What are our current graduate students working on, and what do they most value about their experience at Michigan Astronomy? We've asked some students to share their stories. For a complete list of our graduate students and a description of their research, please see our Graduate Student page in the People section.

Tyler Gardner

Advisor: John Monnier

Tyler’s research focuses on using interferometry data to search for exoplanets in binary systems.

Jenny Calahan

Star and Planet Formation

Currently Jenny's research interests are focused on the planet forming regions of the disk, namely the midplane and the inner regions close to the star.

Kate Napier

Black holes and active galactic nuclei
Advisor: Elena Gallo

Kate's interests in astrophysics are primarily focused on high energy areas like black holes and active galactic nuclei, but there are a lot of things that interest her.