Senior Lecturer in Astrophysics, The Open University

I am a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Physical Sciences within the Science Faculty, at the Open University.

Research Group:
I have several PhD students and an STFC-funded postdoc, John Barnes. Our main research focus is on mass-losing ultra-short period exoplanets. My former STFC-funded postdoc, Luca Fossati is a Visiting Research Fellow in my group; we work together on Hubble Space Telescope Observations of transiting exoplanets.

Education: BA Physics (Oxon), PhD Astronomy (Texas).
Career history: Postdoctoral Researcher, Space Telescope Science Institute. Research Scientist, Columbia University. Lecturer, University of Sussex.

Experience

  • –present
    Senior Lecturer in Astrophysics, The Open University