Joseph Long, Ph.D.

Flatiron Research Fellow, Exoplanets, CCA, Flatiron Institute
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Joseph Long joined the Center for Computational Astrophysics as a Software Flatiron Research Fellow in September 2023. He works on exoplanet and disk direct imaging, with a focus on data-intensive approaches for post-processing data to improve contrast. He is a member of the MagAO-X instrument team, developing extreme adaptive optics technology for high-contrast imaging on current and future telescopes.

Long earned his Ph.D. in astronomy & astrophysics from the University of Arizona in 2023. Prior to graduate school, he earned a B.A. in physics from Pomona College and worked at the Space Telescope Science Institute, where he supported JWST and Roman Space Telescope mission preparations with optical simulations.

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