Holman, Matthew
Staff of Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Nonlinear dynamics; solar system dynamics; extrasolar planetary systems; groundbased and spacebased optical astronomy
Background And Education
awards and honors
 Highly Cited Researcher  Clarivate Analytics, 2020
 Highly Cited Researcher  Clarivate Analytics, conferred by Clarivate Analytics, 2019
 Smithsonian Scholarly Studies Award, conferred by Smithsonian Scholarly Studies Awards, 2018
 Highly Cited Researcher  Clarivate Analytics, conferred by Clarivate Analytics, 2018
 Smithsonian Scholarly Studies Award, conferred by Smithsonian Scholarly Studies Awards, 2017
 Smithsonian Scholarly Studies Award, conferred by Smithsonian Scholarly Studies Awards, 2017
Research And Grants
coprincipal investigator on
 Observational Constraints on Planet Nine awarded by Smithsonian Scholarly Studies Awards 2017 
 Panic Survey: The PanSTARRS Isotropic Centaur Survey awarded by Smithsonian Scholarly Studies Awards
 Discovering and Characterizing Circumbinary Planets and Their Satellites awarded by Competitive Grants Program for Science
Publications
selected publications

article
 The Continuing Search for Evidence of Tidal Orbital Decay of Hot Jupiters 2020
 The Orbit of WASP12b Is Decaying 2020
 The geology and geophysics of Kuiper Belt object (486958) Arrokoth 2020
 Prospects for Refining Kepler TTV Masses Using TESS Observations 2019
 Prospects for TTV Detection and Dynamical Constraints with TESS 2019
 The digest2 NEO Classification Code 2019
 A Dwarf Planet Class Object in the 21:5 Resonance with Neptune 2018
 HelioLinC: A Novel Approach to the Minor Planet Linking Problem 2018
 The Secular Dynamics of TNOs and Planet Nine Interactions 2018
 Unconfirmed NearEarth Objects 2018
 The Apparently Decaying Orbit of WASP12b 2017
 The fate of exomoons in white dwarf planetary systems 2017
 A Dynamical Analysis of the Kepler80 System of Five Transiting Planets 2016
 Discovery of a New Retrograde TransNeptunian Object: Hint of a Common Orbital Plane for Low Semimajor Axis, Highinclination TNOs and Centaurs 2016
 Liberating exomoons in white dwarf planetary systems 2016
 Observational Constraints on Planet Nine: Astrometry of Pluto and Other TransNeptunian Objects 2016
 Observational Constraints on Planet Nine: Cassini Range Observations 2016
 The PanSTARRS 1 Discoveries of Five New Neptune Trojans 2016
 The Short Rotation Period of Hi’iaka, Haumea’s Largest Satellite 2016
 Uncovering Circumbinary Planetary Architectural Properties from Selection Biases 2016
 Characterization of the K219 Multipletransiting Planetary System via Highdispersion Spectroscopy, AO Imaging, and Transit Timing Variations 2015
 Dynamical Evolution of Multiresonant Systems: The Case of GJ876 2015
 Megacam: A WideField CCD Imager for the MMT and Magellan 2015
 Tests of the Planetary Hypothesis for PTFO 88695b 2015
 Architecture of Kepler's Multitransiting Systems. II. New Investigations with Twice as Many Candidates 2014
 Masses, Radii, and Orbits of Small Kepler Planets: The Transition from Gaseous to Rocky Planets 2014
 Planet Hunters. VII. Discovery of a New Lowmass, Lowdensity Planet (PH3 C) Orbiting Kepler 289 with Mass Measurements of Two Additional Planets (PH3 B and D) 2014
 SPOTROD: a semianalytic model for transits of spotted stars 2014
 Stellar RotationPlanetary Orbit Period Commensurability in the HATP11 System 2014
 TTVFast: An Efficient and Accurate Code for Transit Timing Inversion Problems 2014
 2011 HM102: Discovery of a Highinclination L5 Neptune Trojan in the Search for a PostPluto New Horizons Target 2013
 Constraints on a Second Planet in the WASP3 System 2013
 Erratum: "Rapid Dynamical Chaos in an Exoplanetary System" (2012, ApJL, 755, L21) 2013
 Firstorder Resonance Overlap and the Stability of Close Twoplanet Systems 2013
 Planetary Candidates Observed by Kepler. III. Analysis of the First 16 Months of Data 2013
 Relative Photometry of HATP1b Occultations 2013
 Stability of Satellites in Closely Packed Planetary Systems 2013
 Alignment of the stellar spin with the orbits of a threeplanet system 2012
 Almost All of Kepler's Multipleplanet Candidates Are Planets 2012
 CfA4: Light Curves for 94 Type Ia Supernovae 2012
 Erratum: "The Transit Light Curve Project XIV. Confirmation of Anomalous Radii for the Exoplanets TrES4b, HATP3b, and WASP12b" (2011, AJ, 141, 179) 2012
 Improved Spectroscopic Parameters for Transiting Planet Hosts 2012
 Kepler20: A Sunlike Star with Three SubNeptune Exoplanets and Two Earthsize Candidates 2012
 Kepler22b: A 2.4 Earthradius Planet in the Habitable Zone of a Sunlike Star 2012
 Kepler36: A Pair of Planets with Neighboring Orbits and Dissimilar Densities 2012
 Longterm stability of horseshoe orbits 2012
 Planet Occurrence within 0.25 AU of Solartype Stars from Kepler 2012
 Rapid Dynamical Chaos in an Exoplanetary System 2012
 The Neptunesized Circumbinary Planet Kepler38b 2012
 Transit Timing Observations from Kepler. II. Confirmation of Two Multiplanet Systems via a Nonparametric Correlation Analysis 2012
 Transit Timing Observations from Kepler. IV. Confirmation of Four Multipleplanet Systems by Simple Physical Models 2012
 Transit Timing Observations from Kepler. V. Transit Timing Variation Candidates in the First Sixteen Months from Polynomial Models 2012
 Transit Timing Observations from Kepler. VI. Potentially Interesting Candidate Systems from Fourierbased Statistical Tests 2012
 Two Earthsized planets orbiting Kepler20 2012
 Dynamically Excited Outer Solar System Objects in the Hubble Space Telescope Archive 2011
 Identifying Collisional Families in the Kuiper Belt 2011
 KOI126: A Triply Eclipsing Hierarchical Triple with Two LowMass Stars 2011
 Kepler15b: A Hot Jupiter Enriched in Heavy Elements and the First Kepler Mission Planet Confirmed with the HobbyEberly Telescope 2011
 Longterm Transit Timing Monitoring and Refined Light Curve Parameters of HATP13b 2011
 Orbital Orientations of Exoplanets: HATP4b is Prograde and HATP14b is Retrograde 2011
 Starspots and Spinorbit Alignment in the WASP4 Exoplanetary System 2011
 The Distribution of Transit Durations for Kepler Planet Candidates and Implications for Their Orbital Eccentricities 2011
 The Transit Lightcurve Project. XIV. Confirmation of Anomalous Radii for the Exoplanets TrES4b, HATP3b, and WASP12b 2011
 The architecture of the hierarchical triple star KOI 928 from eclipse timing variations seen in Kepler photometry 2011
 Transit Timing Observations from Kepler. I. Statistical Analysis of the First Four Months 2011
 Twentyone New Light Curves of OGLETR56b: New System Parameters and Limits on Timing Variations 2011
 A Prograde, Lowinclination Orbit for the Very Hot Jupiter WASP3b 2010
 The Inclinations of Faint TransNeptunian Objects 2010
 Deep MMT Transit Survey of the Open Cluster M37 IV: Limit on the Fraction of Stars with Planets as Small as 0.3R_{J} 2009
 Deep MMT Transit Survey of the Open Cluster M37. III. Stellar Rotation at 550 Myr 2009
 HATP7: A Retrograde or Polar Orbit, and a Third Body 2009
 On the SpinOrbit Misalignment of the XO3 Exoplanetary System 2009
 On the asteroid belt's orbital and size distribution 2009
 Photometric FollowUp Observations of the Transiting NeptuneMass Planet GJ 436b 2009
 The Transit Light Curve Project. X. A Christmas Transit of HD 17156b 2009
 The Transit Light Curve Project. XI. Submillimagnitude Photometry of Two Transits of the Bloated Planet WASP4b 2009
 The Transit Light Curve Project. XII. Six Transits of the Exoplanet XO2b 2009
 Deep MMT Transit Survey of the Open Cluster M37. I. Observations and Cluster Parameters 2008
 Deep MMT Transit Survey of the Open Cluster M37. II. Variable Stars 2008
 Erratum: "the Transit Light Curve Project. VII. The NotSo Exoplanet HATP1B" (2007, AJ, 134, 1707) 2008
 Five New Transits of the SuperNeptune HD 149026b 2008
 Improved Parameters for Extrasolar Transiting Planets 2008
 The Kuiper belt luminosity function from m(R)=21 to 26 2008
 The Transit Light Curve Project. IX. Evidence for a Smaller Radius of the Exoplanet XO3b 2008
 a SUBARU Archival Search for Faint TransNeptunian Objects 2008
 The Transit Light Curve Project. VII. The NotSoBloated Exoplanet HATP1b 2007
Other
Location
 Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Academic Department