Profiles

Eric Agol [EMAIL]

Associate Professor, Astronomy
University of Washington



Research Expertise: exoplanet observations & modeling

VPL Focus: Task E: The Observer

Biography:

Prof. Agol has studied extrasolar planets via a variety of techniques including transits, phase-functions, coronagraphy, radial velocity, transit-timing variations, and secondary-eclipses.  He is interested in characterizing the sizes, densities, masses, and orbital properties of small exoplanets in or near the habitable zone.