Maxwell
Millar-Blanchaer

Assistant Professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara

I work on the direct imaging of exoplanets, brown dwarfs and debris disks (extra solar analogs to our own Kuiper and asteroid belts). I work on a mix of instrumentation, observation and data analysis. Take a look around the website, and please get in touch if you see anything that interests you!

    News and Travel:
  • Undergradutes looking to get involved in research: Keep an eye out here in early 2021 for summer research opportunities
  • SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2020 is all online Dec 2020, our wircpol poster is up , with a proceedings coming soon!
  • On November, 1, 2020 I began a new position as assistant professor at UC, Santa Barbara
  • In May my paper on using polarization to detected cloud bands in Luhman 16 was published. Link Here
  • December 2020, I hosted a workshop on Exoplanet Polarimetry at the Lorentz Center in Leiden. If you're interested in learning more about the outcomes, please let me know. See below for the poster: