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Patrick Sheehan

Sheehan, Patrick

Assistant Scientist at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory


Dr. Sheehan was a CIERA Postdoc from 2019 – 2022.

Patrick Sheehan studied the structure of protostellar disks, searching the youngest known disks for signs that planet formation has begun, and measuring protostar masses in order to constrain pre-main sequence evolution. Patrick also worked on CIERA’s outreach and education activities, including coordinating CIERA’s summer research program for high school students.

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