Dimitra Atri

Research Scientist Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Email: atri@nyu.edu
Education: PhD University of Kansas

Research Areas: Planetary Astrophysics, Exoplanets, Star-Planet interactions, Habitability, Mars


Dimitra Atri is a Research Scientist at the NYUAD Center for Space Science. He is an astrophysicist interested in exoplanetary atmospheres, star-planet interactions, Mars, planetary habitability, and space weather. Before coming to NYUAD, he was a Research Scientist at Blue Marble Space Institute in Seattle (USA) and a Visiting Scientist at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in Mumbai (India). He earned his PhD in Physics from the University of Kansas (USA). He is a lead author of numerous publications in international peer-reviewed scientific journals. He regularly serves on committees of NASA and the National Science Foundation (USA) and referees for major astrophysics, planetary science, and astrobiology journals.