Mackebrandt, Felix

Das Innere der Sonne und der Sterne
International Max Planck Research School (postdoc)
International Max Planck Research School Alumni
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Education and Employment

since September 2020
Postdoc at the MPS working on stellar physics and data science

October 2016 - June 2020
Ph.D. in astrophysics, MPS
Thesis: "Timing of stellar pulsations to search for sub-stellar companions beyond the main sequence" (thesis supervisor Sonja Schuh, MPS)

October 2014 - September 2016
Master of Science (M.Sc.) in physics, University of Potsdam
Thesis: "Transmission spectroscopy of exoplanet atmospheres – On the Rayleigh-like feature of TrES-3b" (thesis supervisors Klaus G. Strassmeier, Matthias Mallonn, AIP)

October 2011 - September 2014
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in physics, University of Potsdam
Thesis: "Planetensuche durch Lichtlaufzeitmessungen am bedeckenden Polar CSS 081231" (thesis supervisor Axel Schwope, AIP)

Selected Publications

F. Mackebrandt, S. Schuh, R. Silvotti, and 17 colleagues (2020). "The EXOTIME project: Signals in the O–C diagrams of the rapidly pulsating subdwarfs DW Lyn, V1636 Ori, QQ Vir, and V541 Hya". A&A, 638:A108

F. Mackebrandt, M. Mallonn, J. M. Ohlert, T. Granzer, S. Lalitha, A. García Muñoz, N. P. Gibson, J. W. Lee, A. Sozzetti, J. D. Turner, M. Vaňko, and K. G. Strassmeier (2017). "Transmission spectroscopy of the hot Jupiter TrES-3 b: Disproof of an overly large Rayleigh-like feature". A&A, 608:A26

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