I am a postdoctoral fellow at Leiden Observatory, where I observe the atmospheres of exoplanets (planets that do not orbit the Sun) with the aim of determining their composition and structure.
In Leiden I am part of the exoplanet group led by Prof. Ignas Snellen. You can find more information about my research, publications, and interests by navigating the menu at the top of the page. Feel free to contact me, and thanks for visiting!
By characterizing exoplanets, we can better understand how they form, migrate, and evolve. In the near future, we will be able to apply these techniques to study habitable planets and detect biosignatures.
Among the various observational techniques, I am specialized in ground-based, high-resolution spectroscopy. I have also experience in analyzing data from the Kepler satellite and modeling light curves of small rocky planets in close-in orbits, which may disintegrate under the strong irradiation of the parent star.