Institute of Astronomy

- Anjali Piette

E-mail: ap763@ast.cam.ac.uk

Office: Hoyle H27
Office Tel: (01223) 766653
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Publications

Research Themes: Star Formation and Exoplanets

Research Keywords: Planets, Spectroscopy, Theory

Research

I study the emission spectra of exoplanets and brown dwarfs in order to characterise their atmospheres. With my supervisor, Nikku Madhusudhan, I develop atmospheric retrieval methods and apply them to recent observations of substellar objects.

Selected papers

Grant M. Kennedy, Anjali Piette, 2015, 'Warm exo-Zodi from cool exo-Kuiper belts: the significance of P-R drag and the inference of intervening planets' - MNRAS 449, 2304

Career

2017-present    

Astronomy PhD, Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge

Supervisor for Undergraduate Physics, Pembroke College

2016    

Summer research project with Antonia Rowlinson & Jess Broderick, ASTRON, Netherlands

2014    

Summer research project with Grant Kennedy, Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge

2012-2017    

Natural Sciences MSci, University of Cambridge 

Qualifications

PhD, Astronomy - University of Cambridge (2017-present)

MSci, Natural Sciences (1st class) - University of Cambridge (2012-2017)

 

Awards and Prizes

2016             Dr Stevens Prize for Natural Sciences

2013-2017    Pembroke College Foundation Scholar

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