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Alex is a Postdoctoral Research Scientist at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO), a research unit of Columbia University. He works with Director Sean Solomon in investigating interiors and surfaces of Mercury and the Moon on the MESSENGER and GRAIL missions, respectively. Prior to joining LDEO, Alex was a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences (EAPS) at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) working with Professor Maria T. Zuber on the GRAIL Mission. He completed a Ph.D. in Planetary Geophysics and Geodynamics at the MIT in 2013 under the direction of Professor Maria T. Zuber. Alex’s thesis research has covered investigations of Martian crustal evolution, lava-flooded craters on the Moon, and the influence of water in the early thermal history of the Moon using data from past and current NASA missions.