Alec Vinson - About Me

About Me

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).

Education

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

PhD in Astrophysics, expected ~2020

Masters in Astronomy, Spring 2018

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona)

B.S. in Physics with Minor in Mathematics, magna cum laude, 2014

Curriculum Vitae