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Colette Salyk

Assistant Professor of Astronomy

Education

  • PhD, Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology, 2009
  • MS, Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology, 2005
  • BS, Planetary Science, minor in Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003

Teaching Interests

Dr. Salyk teaches courses in planetary science, observational astronomy, and introductory physics.

Research Interests

Dr. Salyk studies the formation of planets using both ground- and space-based telescopes. In particular, she studies the relationship between protoplanetary disk properties (including chemical composition) and planetary diversity.