Evie Harel

Ph.D. Physical Chemistry 2026 (expected)
California Institute of Technology

B.S. Chemistry 2021
Minor in Astrobiology
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Research Interests

I am investigating cosmochemistry in the interstellar medium using chemical modelling, cryostat experiments, and meteoritic mass spectrometry. Specifically, I am working towards the determination of the formation pathway of the molecule urea in this environment.

Honors & Awards

Rensselaer RARE Center Award for Excellence in Astrobiology, 2021
Society for Atomic Spectroscopy Award for Student Research, 2020