Ian Dobbs-Dixon, Assistant Professor of Physics, NYUAD

Ian Dobbs-Dixon

Assistant Professor of Physics

Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi


 B.S. and Ph.D. University of California, Santa Cruz

Dobbs-Dixon's research interests are the study of planetary interiors and atmospheric dynamics, with a particular focus on elucidating their roles in influencing planetary evolution and shaping observable features. His main expertise lies in numerical modeling of hydrodynamical and radiative processes. Dobbs-Dixon was most recently a postdoc in the Department of Astronomy, University of Washington where his dissertation focused on Planetary Migration, Accretion, and Atmospheres. Dixon's undergraduate and doctoral studies focused on Astronomy and Astrophysics.