Dr Philip J Carter

Postdoctoral Scholar   —   University of California, Davis

Curriculum Vitæ

Philip J Carter

Postdoctoral Scholar
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of California, Davis,
One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616

pjcarter (at) ucdavis.edu

ORCID: 0000-0001-5065-4625


2017–: Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, UC Davis
2014–2017: Postdoctoral Research Associate, School of Physics, University of Bristol
2014: Early Career Fellow, Institute of Advanced Study, University of Warwick


2010–2014: PhD Physics, University of Warwick
  Thesis title: Estimating the space density of ultracompact binaries
  Supervisors: Prof. Tom Marsh and Dr. Danny Steeghs
2006–2010: MPhys Physics, University of Warwick
  Research project: Self-occultation effects in accretion disc spectra
  Supervisor: Prof. Tom Marsh


2014: Institute of Advanced Study Early Career Fellowship, University of Warwick.
2010: STFC Postgraduate Studentship.


2017: Guest Lecturer: GEL 298: Collisional Processes in the Solar System, UC Davis
2014–2017: Lecturer: PHYSM3407: Current Topics: Exoplanets, fourth year physics module, University of Bristol
2010–2014: Laboratory demonstrator: PX271: 2nd year Physics Laboratory, University of Warwick


2018-2019: UC Davis Picnic Day, Planetary Science exhibits.
2015: Planet formation with a Rasberry Pi, member of the team running a computing workshop as part of an increasing participation course Access to Bristol. University of Bristol.
2014: Computer programming for scientists workshop, member of the team running a workshop for students age 14-15 years, giving an introduction to programming and data recording. Part of a Physics in engineering course held at the University of Warwick


Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society.

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