Rebecca A. Fischer
Arriving July 2017
Rebecca Fischer will be joining the faculty of the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Harvard University in July 2017. Her research focuses on the accretion, core formation, and composition of the deep interiors of Earth and other terrestrial planets. She combines high-pressure, high-temperature mineral physics experiments with planetary-scale modeling.
Fischer received a B.A. in Earth and Planetary Sciences and Integrated Science from Northwestern University in 2009, and a Ph.D. in Geophysical Sciences from the University of Chicago in 2015.