Sherry is from Wuhan, China. She obtained her B.S. in Physics from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2014. During her undergraduate study, she worked on X-ray properties of galaxy clusters and their implications in cosmological parameters. Sherry has been an MIT astrophysics graduate student since September 2014.
1. Spectroscopic analysis and stellar properties determination.
2. Exoplanet occurrence rate study. Specifically, how stellar properties and multiplicity affect occurrence rates of planets of various sizes and orbital parameters.
3. Exoplanet characterization with transmission or reflection spectroscopy.