Bio/Contact

Email: dkpowell AT ucsc DOT edu

I am a fourth year PhD student and NSF Graduate Research Fellow in Astrophysics at UC Santa Cruz and I am particularly interested in exoplanet formation and planetary characterization. I work with Prof. Xi Zhang and Prof. Ruth Murray-Clay. I graduated from Harvard in 2014 with a BA in Astrophysics & Physics and spent a year traveling throughout Asia.

When I’m not doing research you can find me hiking in the Californian outdoors, experimenting in the kitchen, or lounging about with great tea and good books.

Publications

Powell, D., Murray-Clay, R., Pérez, L., Schlichting, H. E., Rosenthal, M., “New Constraints From Dust Lines On The Surface Densities Of Protoplanetary Disks”

Powell, D., Zhang, X., Gao, P., & Parmentier, V., “Formation of Silicate and Titanium Clouds on Hot Jupiters”

Powell, D., Murray-Clay, R., & Schlichting, H.E., 2017, “Using Ice and Dust Lines to Constrain the Surface Densities of Protoplanetary Disks”

Espaillat, C., Andrews, S., Powell, D., et al. 2015, “The Transitional Disk around IRAS 04125+2902”

Kamble, A., Margutti, R., Soderberg, A. M., et al. inc. Powell, D. 2015, “Radio and X-rays From SN 2013df Enlighten Progenitors of Type IIb Supernovae”

Soderberg, A. et al. inc. Powell, D. 2012, The Astronomer’s Telegram, 3968, 1, “Spectroscopic Classification of the SN in NGC 4790”

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