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Curriculum Vitae:

Gautam Vasisht

Education
  • PhD, Astronomy, Division of Physics, Mathematics & Astronomy, California Institute of Technology (1996)
  • BS, Electrical Engineering, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India (1990)

Professional Experience
  • Current: Research Scientist, Origins of Stars and Planets
  • Member of Technical Sta , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology (1997)
  • Postdoctoral Scholar, California Institute of Technology (1996 - 1997)
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Caltech (1994 - 1996)
  • Allen Moffett Graduate Fellow, Caltech (1991 - 1994)
  • Summer Student, Giant Meterwave Radio Telescope (GMRT) Pune, India (1989)
  • Summer Assistant, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India (1988)

  • Selected Awards
    • Mariner Award, for Exoplanet Coronagraphy at Palomar (2013)
    • NASA, Group Achievement Award, Exoplanetary Spectroscopy (2009)
    • Ed Stone Prize Publication, 2009, for the discovery of Methane in HD 189733b (2009)
    • NASA, Group Achievement Award, Nulling with the Keck Interferometer, (2005, 2008)
    • JPL, Technical Excellence Award, Keck Interferometer First Fringes (2001)
    • Alan T. Mo et Graduate Fellowship, Caltech (1991, 1994)
    • National Talent Fellowship, India (1985, 1990)

    Selected Publications

    Nearly 50 publications with more than 3000 citations


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