Elizabeth Young joined the physics department at Rhodes in 2013. Her research combines the theory, design, and manufacture of optical devices necessary for detecting exoplanets (planets orbiting a star that is not our Sun).
Learn more about Dr. Young's research here.
EJ Young, NJ Kasdin, A Carlotti, M Littman, and MC Noecker, Speckle identification to assist the direct detection of exoplanets. In Proceedings of SPIE 8151, volume Techniques and Instrumentation for Detection of Exoplanets V., 2011
A Carlotti, NJ Kasdin, F Martinache, RJ Vanderbei, EJ Young, G Che, TD Groff, and O Guyon, Fully Optimized shaped pupils: preparation for a test at the Subaru telescope, In Proceedings of SPIE 8442, 2012
EJ Young, NJ Kasdin, and A Carlotti, Planet Detection Algorithm using Multiple Images with Independent Speckle Patterns, AAS Meeting #219, #155.03, 2012
EJ Young, NJ Kasdin, and A Carlotti, Image analysis with speckles altered by a deformable mirror, In SPIE Optical Engineering and Applications, , In Proceedings of SPIE 8864, 2013
M.A. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University
B.E. in Mechanical Engineering, Dartmouth College
B.A. in Physics and Astronomy (High Honors), Smith College