I feel “I hope you are the right person.” doesn’t sound suitable for emailing professors. To me, it sounds a little rude, or cheesy, I don’t know...
Any suggestions for alternatives???
Dear Professor Zoom,
I am studying psolimestry, and my research has revealed that you are an expert in this field.
I would be very grateful if you could find the time to resolve some of my doubts.
The first matter I find difficult to understand is . . .
I am also struggling with a contradiction between . . .
I do hope you can advise me.