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Andrea Isella's Research Group webpage


These are the members of our group here at Rice.

PostDoctoral schoolars


Yann Boehler joined us in June, 2015, right in time to experience the Houston summer. Yann’s research focuses on the study of protoplanetary disks using millimeter-wave observations.

Shangfei Liu  joined us in December 2015. Shangfei works on the formation and structure of planets. He splits is time between Rice and the Los Alamos National Laboratory, where he works with Dr. Hui Li group.

Graduate students

Erik Weaver joined us in 2015. Erik’s research¬†focuses on measuring the gas turbulent velocity in protoplanetary disks.

Jason Ling joined us in 2016. Jason’s research focuses on detecting planets at radio wavelengths.

Maxwell Hummel joined us in 2017. Maxwell’s research focuses studying star formation in nearby Giant Molecular Clouds.

Former students and postdocs

– Luca Ricci (postdoc, 2016-2017)