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Dr. Miguel de Val-Borro

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Associate Research Scientist

Currently resides in NJ
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Areas of Expertise
Targets: Comets, Enceladus, Exoplanets, Neptune
Disciplines/Techniques: Astrobiology, Astrometry, Atmospheres, Ground-based observing, Photometry, Remote sensing, Space-based observing, Spectroscopy
Missions: HST, Kepler, Rosetta, Spitzer
Mission Roles: Data archive
Instruments: Cameras, Spectrometers, Imaging spectrometers, FTIR
Facilities: ALMA, IRTF, Kitt Peak, SMT, SOFIA

Research Interests

Miguel's main research interests are the observation and modelling
 of comets, and characterization of exoplanets.

  • Observations of cometary lines at millimeter/sub-millimeter wavelengths
  • Observations and characterization of extrasolar planets
  • Molecular excitation and radiative transfer codes
  • Modelling of protoplanetary disks
  • Planet formation

Professional History

  • Research Associate, Planetary Science Institute, Tucson AZ

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