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Kristen Menou

Associate Professor, Astronomy


Pupin 1331

212.854.6899



Professor Menou received his B.S. from University of Angers (France), and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Astrophysics from Paris XI University (France). He was a Chandra Postdoctoral Fellow at Princeton and a Celerity Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Virginia. He worked as a research scientist at Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris before becoming an associate professor at Columbia.


Research Topics

accretion disks, extrasolar planets, astrophysical fluid dynamics