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Jennifer Patience

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Associate Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 6004
Biography: 

Patience is professor of astrophysics who uses large, ground-based and space-based telescopes to investigate a range of topics in star and planet formation. In exoplanet research, her work focuses on the detection and atmospheric characterization of young giant planets and brown dwarfs. She also studies the disks around young stars and brown dwarfs with infrared imaging and millimeter interferometry. In addition to astronomical research projects, she is involved in innovative teaching and research experience programs for undergraduate students from all backgrounds.  

Education: 

Michelson Postdoctoral Fellowship, Caltech

Postdoctoral Researcher, Lawrence Livermore National Lab

PhD Astronomy, UCLA 2000

MS Astronomy, UCLA 1997

MS Optics, University of Rochester 1994

BS Physics, Stanford 1992

Research Activity: 
Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
PHY 194Special Topics
SES 492Honors Directed Study
AST 494Special Topics
AST 498Pro-Seminar
AST 591Seminar
SES 692Research
SES 792Research
SES 799Dissertation
Summer 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
SES 106Habitable Worlds
SES 692Research
SES 792Research
SES 799Dissertation
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
SES 126Exploration of the Universe
SES 128Expl of the Universe Lab
SES 692Research
SES 792Research
SES 799Dissertation
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
SES 194Special Topics
PHY 194Special Topics
SES 394Special Topics
SES 792Research
SES 799Dissertation
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
AST 111Intro/Solar Systems Astronomy
AST 113Astronomy Laboratory I
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
SES 126Exploration of the Universe
SES 128Expl of the Universe Lab
SES 499Individualized Instruction
SES 692Research
SES 792Research
SES 799Dissertation
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SES 194Special Topics
PHY 194Special Topics
SES 394Special Topics
SES 792Research
SES 799Dissertation
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
AST 111Intro/Solar Systems Astronomy
AST 113Astronomy Laboratory I
SES 692Research
SES 792Research
SES 799Dissertation
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SES 122Earth/Solar System/Universe II
SES 124Earth/Solar Sys/Universe Lb II
SES 692Research
SES 792Research
SES 799Dissertation
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SES 191First-Year Seminar
PHY 194Special Topics
SES 194Special Topics
SES 792Research
SES 799Dissertation
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SES 692Research
SES 792Research
SES 799Dissertation
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
AST 111Intro/Solar Systems Astronomy
AST 494Special Topics
GLG 592Research
AST 592Research
GLG 599Thesis
SES 692Research
AST 692Research
GLG 692Research
AST 792Research
GLG 792Research
SES 792Research
SES 799Dissertation
GLG 799Dissertation
AST 799Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
SES 121Earth/Solar System/Universe I
SES 123Earth,Solar Sys,Universe Lab I
PHY 194Special Topics
SES 194Special Topics
AST 498Pro-Seminar
AST 499Individualized Instruction
AST 591Seminar
GLG 592Research
GLG 599Thesis
SES 692Research
GLG 692Research
AST 692Research
SES 792Research
AST 792Research
GLG 792Research
SES 799Dissertation
AST 799Dissertation
GLG 799Dissertation
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
GLG 592Research
AST 692Research
AST 792Research
GLG 799Dissertation
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
AST 111Intro/Solar Systems Astronomy
AST 494Special Topics
GLG 592Research
AST 592Research
GLG 599Thesis
AST 692Research
GLG 692Research
GLG 792Research
AST 792Research
GLG 799Dissertation
AST 799Dissertation