Heather A. Knutson

Professor of Planetary Science

Administrative Assistant:
B.Sc., Johns Hopkins University, 2004; A.M., Harvard University, 2006; Ph.D., 2009. Visiting Associate, Caltech, 2010-11; Assistant Professor, 2011-17; Professor, 2017-.
Research Areas: Planetary Science

Research Interests

Characteristics of extrasolar planetary atmospheres, including non-equilbrium chemistry and atmospheric circulation patterns; magnetic activity and UV emission from exoplanet host stars; searches for long-period companions in exoplanetary systems; precision infrared photometry and time series analysis. For more information on my research please see my personal website.

Characteristics of extrasolar planetary atmospheres, including non-equilbrium chemistry and atmospheric circulation patterns; magnetic activity and UV emission from exoplanet host stars; searches for long-period companions in exoplanetary systems; precision infrared photometry and time series analysis.

For more information on my research please see my personal website.

 

Selected Publications

Please see Heather Knutson's publications page:

http://web.gps.caltech.edu/~hknutson/CV_%26_Publications.html