Research Expertise and Interest
planetary science, theoretical astrophysics, dynamics, planet formation, circumstellar disks
Eugene Chiang is a professor in the Department of Astronomy. His research includes theoretical astrophysics, with emphasis on understanding the origin and evolution of planetary systems, both extra-solar and solar.
Topics of interest include protoplanetary disks, debris disks including the Kuiper belt, extrasolar planets, planet formation, gravitational dynamics, hydrodynamics.