Kevin Heng

Astrophysicist and Professor in Bern, Switzerland

Kevin Heng

Astrophysicist and Professor in Bern, Switzerland

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I am a theoretical astrophysicist who is fascinated by the atmospheres of exoplanets. I serve as the director of the Center for Space and Habitability (CSH), a core science team member of the CHEOPS space mission of ESA, a project leader of the PlanetS National Center of Competence in Research (NCCR), and as an international member of the Science and Technology Definition Team (STDT) of LUVOIR representing Switzerland. More information on my professional profile: CV and publications. I am the recipient of a 2017 ERC Consolidator Grant and the 2018 Chambliss Award. I am a regular writer / columnist for the American Scientist magazine.

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