Group Principal Investigator
Professor of Astronomy
University of Wisconsin - Madison
BS 2022, University of Washington
Joseph is a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He mainly studies the orbital dynamics of planetary systems. His current project focuses on the formation, evolution, and potential habitability of planets orbiting white dwarf stars.
Thomas is majoring in Mathematics with a minor in astrophysics. He is working on a project in orbital dynamics focused on understanding the origins of Hot Jupiter systems.
Lucas graduated from UMich in 2022 (after writing Brefka & Becker 2021) with a dual bachelor's degree in astronomy/astrophysics and interdisciplinary physics and is now a second-year astronomy graduate student at Penn State.