Dr Leigh Fletcher
Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics, University of Oxford

Dr Leigh Fletcher is a Royal Society Research Fellow at the University of Oxford, specialising in remote sensing of the climates and environmental conditions within giant planet systems, both in our solar system and around other stars. He earned a Natural Science degree from Cambridge, a PhD in Planetary Physics from Oxford, and has since worked as a NASA fellow at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and as a Research Fellow at Oxford since 2010.

 

He is actively involved in remote sensing of the Saturn system from Cassini, ground-based planetary astronomy, and is an Interdisciplinary Scientist (IDS) on the science team for Europe’s first mission to Jupiter (JUICE). You can follow his research on Twitter (@LeighFletcher).