I study planet formation by observing the gas and dust in the disks around young stars, mostly using (sub)millimeter interferometers like the SMACARMA, and ALMA.  For more information, including short descriptions of several ongoing projects, see my research page.  

I am currently an assistant professor in the Wesleyan University department of astronomy.  

ALMA
amhughes (at) wesleyan.edu * (860) 685-3667 * Van Vleck Observatory, 96 Foss Hill Dr., Middletown, CT 06459 * VVO109