My name is Alec Vinson, and I am a fifth year astrophysics PhD student at UCLA working with Brad Hansen. My current interest is in exoplanetary dynamics. For more information about my current project involving potentially habitable planets in M-Dwarf systems, click on the Research tab above. I am also currently serving as the External President for the Math and Physical Sciences Council (MPSC) at UCLA, an arm of the UCLA Graduate Student Association (GSA).
PhD in Astrophysics, expected ~2020
Masters in Astronomy, Spring 2018
B.S. in Physics with Minor in Mathematics, magna cum laude, 2014