Welcome to the Astronomy Department at Berkeley


Heather Knutson > 1. What's your name?

Heather Knutson

> 2. Where were you working most recently?

Harvard

> 3. Are you here as a student, postdoc, faculty member, researcher, admin, or in some other capacity?

Miller fellow

> 4. Are you working closely with a particular group (CIPS, RAL, TAC, ...) and / or on a particular fellowship (Miller, Einstein, NSF, ...)?

CIPS

> 5. If you're a student or postdoc, who is your faculty mentor? If you're faculty or staff, is there someone with whom you'll be working closely?

Geoff Marcy

> 6. Which office are you sitting in?

Campbell 419

> 7. Tell us (in 2 or 3 sentences) a little about what you'll be working on at Berkeley.

My research is focused on characterizing the properties of extrasolar planets, including their temperatures, compositions, and weather patterns using observations of eclipsing systems. 

> 8. Anything else (in 2 or 3 sentences) you'd like to tell us about yourself, your interests, your family, etc.?