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Prof David Sing

Associate Professor in Astrophysics


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David Sing is an Associate Professor of Astrophysics at the University of Exeter. He is an Astrophysics researcher studying transiting exoplanets. This involves taking advantage of transit events to gather and study detailed information about the planet, such as composition, temperature and atmospheric structure.

David studied Astronomy and Physics at the University of Arizona in 1995 and achieved a first class bachelor’s degree in both subjects, and later a Ph.D. in Physics. He started his exoplanet studies as a postdoctoral researcher at the U of A Lunar and Planetary Laboratory and continued these studies in Paris at the Institut d’Astrophysique de Paris. He moved to Exeter in 2009, taking on the post Lecturer of Physics, joining the astrophysics group at the University of Exeter.

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