Ian Dobbs-Dixon

Associate Professor of Physics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: BS and PhD University of California, Santa Cruz

Research Websites: Center for Astro, Particle, and Planetary Physics Center for Space Science

Research Areas: Planetary Interiors, Atmospheric Dynamics


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.

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