Katie Morzinski PhD, astronomy

MagAO Instrument Scientist

Research Interests: Adaptive optics, instrumentation, high-contrast imaging, exoplanets, brown dwarfs.

I am the MagAO Instrument Scientist at the University of Arizona.

My research is towards understanding the origins of our Solar System through characterizing and understanding the evolution of young extrasolar giant planets, via direct imaging with Magellan Adaptive Optics and the Gemini Planet Imager.