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WAKE travellers

Here is a list of the WAKE travellers from Warwick selected to receive financial support from WAKE

Name Institute
Research Interests Trip Photo
Eva-Maria Ahrer University of Warwick, UK
  • Atmospheric characterisation of exoplanets
  • Low- and high-resolution spectroscopy with ground-based telescopes
  • Exoplanet atmospheres observations with the JWST
Will visit John Hopkins University to collaborate on work with data from the James Webb Space Telescope. Image of Eva-Maria Ahrer
Matthew Battley University of Warwick, UK
  • The search for new young exoplanets
  • Photometric transit surveys
  • Stellar activity and light-curve detrending
Attended the National Astronomy Meeting (11-15 July) Image of Matthew Battley
Anna-Maria Cutolo University of Warwick, UK
  • Metal-polluted white dwarfs
  • Evolved planetary systems
Attended the National Astronomy Meeting (11-15 July) Image of Anna-Maria
Spandan Dash University of Warwick, UK
  • Characterization of exoplanet atmospheres
  • High resolution spectroscopy
  • Planet formation histories
  • Astrobiology
Attended the Rocky Worlds II conference (4-8 July) and the National Astronomy Meeting (11-15 July) Image of Spandan Dash
Vanessa Emeka-Okafor University of Warwick, UK
  • Characterisation of exoplanet atmospheres
  • High Resolution Spectroscopy
Will attend the European Astronomical Society Annual Meeting (EAS2022) in Valencia, Spain Image of Vanessa Emeka-Okafor
Amena Faruqi University of Warwick, UK
  • Protoplanetary Discs
  • Planet-Disc Interactions
  • Planet Formation
  • Planetary System Dynamics
Attended the National Astronomy Meeting (11-15 July) Image of Amena Faruqi
Laura Millson University of Warwick, UK
  • Sun-as-a-star simulations
  • Stellar variability
  • Earth-size exoplanets
Attended the Cool Stars 21 conference in Toulouse, France (4-8 July)  
Azib Norazman University of Warwick, UK
  • Exocomets
  • Debris Discs
  • Machine Learning methods
Attended the National Astronomy Meeting (11-15 July) Image of Azib Norazman
Ares Osborn University of Warwick, UK
  • Exoplanet detection and characterisation
  • High-precision RV follow-up of planetary candidates
  • Transit detection with TESS
  • Exoplanet demographics, the radius valley, and the Neptunian desert
  • ED&I in Astronomy, Physics and STEM
Attended the Exoplanets 4 conference in Las Vegas, US. Image of Ares Osborn