Daniel Foreman-Mackey, Ph.D.

Research Scientist, Astrophysical Data and Surveys,CCA, Flatiron InstituteDaniel Foreman-Mackey’s website

Daniel Foreman-Mackey joined the foundation in 2017 and was promoted to research scientist in 2021 at the Center for Computational Astrophysics. His research focuses on developing novel data-analysis methods and applying them to astronomical survey datasets. Recently, he has been using a combination of data-driven and physically motivated time-series models to discover and characterize new exoplanets using observations from NASA’s Kepler and K2 missions. Before joining the center, Foreman-Mackey received his Ph.D. from New York University in 2015 and then spent two years as a NASA Sagan Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Washington.

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