Katarina Yocum

Katarina Yocum

  • GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT
  • 717.991.1183
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 691
  • ATLANTA , GA 30322
  • Employer: UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN
  • Research Interests

    Astrochemistry, Astrobiology, Experimental Techniques

    Positions/Employment

    8/2020 - Present

    Graduate Research Assistant

    NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD

    Sublimation of Laboratory Ices Millimeter/submillimeter Experiment (SubLIME)

    Education

    Ph.D. Candidate (Transfer), Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison, August 2020-Present

    Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Chemistry, Emory University, September 2017-August 2020

    B.S. Summa Cum Laude in Chemistry (ACS Certified), Astronomy minor, May 2017

    Publications

    Refereed

    Yocum, K. M., S. N. Milam, P. A. Gerakines, and S. L. Widicus Weaver. 2021. "Sublimation of Laboratory Ices Millimeter/Submillimeter Experiment (SubLIME): Structure-specific Identifications of Products from UV-photolyzed Methanol Ice." The Astrophysical Journal, 913 (1): 61 [10.3847/1538-4357/abf14e]

    Yocum, K. M., H. H. Smith, E. W. Todd, et al. L. Mora, P. A. Gerakines, S. N. Milam, and S. L. Widicus Weaver. 2019. "Millimeter/Submillimeter Spectroscopic Detection of Desorbed Ices: A New Technique in Laboratory Astrochemistry." The Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 123 (40): 8702-8708 [10.1021/acs.jpca.9b04587]

    Hudson, R. L., M. J. Loeffler, and K. M. Yocum. 2017. "Laboratory Investigations into the Spectra and Origin of Propylene Oxide: A Chiral Interstellar Molecule." The Astrophysical Journal, 835 (2): 225 [10.3847/1538-4357/835/2/225]

    Publications

    Refereed

    Yocum, K. M., S. N. Milam, P. A. Gerakines, and S. L. Widicus Weaver. 2021. "Sublimation of Laboratory Ices Millimeter/Submillimeter Experiment (SubLIME): Structure-specific Identifications of Products from UV-photolyzed Methanol Ice." The Astrophysical Journal 913 (1): 61 [10.3847/1538-4357/abf14e]

    Yocum, K. M., H. H. Smith, E. W. Todd, et al. L. Mora, P. A. Gerakines, S. N. Milam, and S. L. Widicus Weaver. 2019. "Millimeter/Submillimeter Spectroscopic Detection of Desorbed Ices: A New Technique in Laboratory Astrochemistry." The Journal of Physical Chemistry A 123 (40): 8702-8708 [10.1021/acs.jpca.9b04587]

    Hudson, R. L., M. J. Loeffler, and K. M. Yocum. 2017. "Laboratory Investigations into the Spectra and Origin of Propylene Oxide: A Chiral Interstellar Molecule." The Astrophysical Journal 835 (2): 225 [10.3847/1538-4357/835/2/225]

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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