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Jessie Christiansen


Christiansen is NASA’s Exoplanet Archive Task Scientist. As such, she works to maintain and enhance the capabilities of the NASA Exoplanet Archive to provide data and tools to the community to help with the discovery and characterization of exoplanets and their host stars. She received her Ph.D at the University of New South Wales in Sydney in 2007 and was a postdoctoral research fellow at Harvard and a staff scientist at Kepler Science Office at NASA/Ames/SETI Institute before coming to IPAC in 2013. Her research centers on the detection and characterization of transiting exoplanets and underlying planet populations.

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