Jenny Bergner is an assistant professor in the Chemistry department at UC Berkeley. She received her PhD from Harvard in 2019, followed by a NASA Sagan postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Chicago. Her research is focused on understanding the volatile chemistry at play in star and planet forming regions, and how it influences the outcomes of planetesimal and planet formation.
Olivier Hainaut is an astronomer at ESO who works on integrating the upcoming Extremely Large Telescope in the overall science operations of ESO. He did his PhD at the University of Liège (Belgium) on icy bodies in the solar system and a post-doc at the Institute for Astronomy (IfA) at U.Hawaii. He has worked at ESO's La Silla and Paranal observatories in Chile, where he was in charge of the VLT's science operations. His research focuses on minor bodies in the solar system, especially their surface properties and cometary activity at large heliocentric distance. He contributed to the observations of 1I/`Oumuamua.
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