I am a planetary scientist interested in icy moons, in particular Jupiter's moon Europa. Currently, I focus on fluid dynamics in Europa's ocean to evaluate its possible habitability.
Education and Employment:
Since 2022: IMPRS PhD student at MPS. Research project: Modelling magnetic induction in the deep ocean of Jupiter's moon Europa. Supervisors: Dr. Johannes Wicht, Dr. Norbert Krupp, Prof. Dr. Andreas Tilgner
2020-2022: M.Sc Physics and Astronomy, 8.6 (Cum Laude), University of Amsterdam, Track: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Thesis: Revealing magnetic field structure at the surfaces of protoplanetary disks via near-infrared circular polarization (80 pages, see publication below), Observation Project: "Simultaneous spectroscopic, photometric and X-ray observations of the γ-Cas variable PZ Gem"
2017-2020: B.Sc Physics and Astronomy, 8.3 (Cum Laude), University of Amsterdam, Minor: Programming, Thesis: "Simulation of Ultra Hot Jupiter Atmospheres with JWST"
2014-2018: B.Sc Earth Sciences, 7.9 (Honours), VU Amsterdam, Minor: Solid Earth, Thesis: "The effects of internal radiogenic heating and physical properties on the thermal history of Earth"
de Langen, I. and Tazaki, R. (2023), Revealing magnetic field structure at the surfaces of protoplanetary disks via near-infrared circular polarization, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 670, A168, pp.1-6. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/202244830 (see M.Sc Thesis above)