Institute of Astronomy

- Matthew Nixon


Personal Homepage

Office: Hoyle H29
Office Tel: (01223) 766645
More Info (Internal)


Research Themes: Star Formation and Exoplanets

Research Keywords: Planets, Spectroscopy, Theory


PhD Student, 2018-present

Supervisor: Dr Nikku Madhusudhan

Research themes:

- Transmission spectroscopy of exoplanet atmospheres

- Interior structure models for super-Earths

- Bayesian inference and machine learning


Assessment of Supervised Machine Learning for Atmospheric Retrieval of Exoplanets

Nixon, Matthew C.; Madhusudhan, Nikku

The Interior and Atmosphere of the Habitable-zone Exoplanet K2-18b

Madhusudhan, Nikku; Nixon, Matthew C.; Welbanks, Luis; Piette, Anjali A. A.; Booth, Richard A.

HST/STIS transmission spectrum of the ultra-hot Jupiter WASP-76 b confirms the presence of sodium in its atmosphere

von Essen, C.; Mallonn, M.; Hermansen, S.; Nixon, M. C.; Madhusudhan, N.; Kjeldsen, H.; TautvaišienÄ—, G.

Page last updated: 25 June 2020 at 14:17