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Tyler Pauly

Postdoctoral Fellow
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Tyler is a postdoctoral fellow at STScI, working with Dr. Klaus Pontoppidan on radiative transfer models of the hot inner region of protoplanetary disks where terrestrial planets are expected to form. He received his graduate education from Cornell University, where he worked with Prof. Robin Garrod on gas-grain chemical models of the interstellar medium and with Dr. Gregory Sloan on mid-infrared spectroscopy of young stellar objects and evolved stars.


PhD in Astronomy, Cornell University
MS in Astronomy, Cornell University
BS in Physics, Iowa State University


Science Interests:

  • Infrared Spectroscopy
  • Interstellar Ices
  • (Complex) Molecule Formation
  • Star and Planet Formation
  • Scientific Software


Research Topics: Star Formation, Histories, and Evolution; Interstellar Medium; Dust; Astrochemistry, Chemical Abundances; Protoplanetary Disks


ORCID ID: 0000-0001-9500-9267


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