Sean Matt

Affiliate Research Scientist
Exeter, United Kingdom

Education

2002: PhD in Astronomy, University of Washington
1998: MSc in Astronomy, University of Washington
1996: BSc in Physics & Astronomy, University of Arizona

Sean's primary research interests are in understanding rotation, magnetic activity, and environments of sun-like and low-mass stars. He got his PhD in Astronomy from the University of Washington in 2002. Since then, he has held postdoctoral fellowships and positions in the United States, Canada, and France. He is currently an associate professor of astrophysics at the University of Exeter, in the United Kingdom. Sean has been an affiliate of SSI since 2009.

Brief Bio:

2016 - present: European Research Council Consolidator Grant Holder
2016 - present: Associate Professor of Astrophysics, University of Exeter
2009 - present: Research Affiliate of Space Science Institute (SSI), Boulder, Colorado
2013 - 2016: Senior Lecturer in Astrophysics, University of Exeter
2010 - 2013: Senior Postdoc at CEA Saclay, France
2010: Instructor of Stellar Structure and Evolution (ASTR 531), University of Washington
2008 - 2010: NASA Postdoctoral Program Senior Fellow, NASA Ames Research Center 2005-2008: Levinson/VITA Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Virginia
2004 - 2005: Postdoctoral Research Associate, McMaster University
2004: Instructor of physics (PHYS 1B03), McMaster University
2002 - 2004: CITA National Postdoctoral Fellow, McMaster University
2002: PhD in Astronomy, University of Washington
1998: MSc in Astronomy, University of Washington
1996: BSc in Physics & Astronomy, University of Arizona