I am a Gates Cambridge scholar studying the atmospheres of exoplanets
I am a final year PhD student at the Institute of Astronomy at the University of Cambridge. I am interested in studying the atmospheres of exoplanets to investigate what they are made of using transmission spectroscopy and retrieval techniques. My supervisor is Dr. Nikku Madhusudhan.
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We performed the most extensive study of atmospheric chemical compositions of exoplanets to date and looked for trends in the composition of exoplanets.
We investigated which degeneracies affect retrievals of transmission spectra of exoplanets. Understanding these degeneracies is fundamental to obtain accurate estimations of atmospheric properties.
I have participated in the analysis of several data sets obtained using ground and space based telescopes. Amongst them are the first detection of lithium in the atmosphere of WASP-127b and the first indication of aluminium oxide in WASP-33b.
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