NOIRLab Scientific staff

 

This is the complete listing of all research scientists and astronomers at NOIRLab. These people are the scientific staff of the major NOIRLab programs, which include CSDC, Gemini, MSO (CTIO/KPNO/SOAR), and Rubin. Postdoctoral research fellows and emeritus members of the scientific staff are also listed. Links are provided to personal web pages. Staff can be contacted by email using email@noirlab.edu.

 

NamePositionScientific KeywordsEmailLocation
Timothy Abbott (Tim)Observatory Scientist, MSO-CTIOVariable stars, Interacting binary stars, Cataclysmic Variables, Low Mass X-ray Binaries, Black hole binary stars, Novel transient objects, Supernovae, Dark energy, Survey Science, Fast Radio Bursters, Meteors and meteorites, Optical & IR Telescopes, Instrumentation, and Observatory operations.tim.abbottLa Serena, Chile
Helmut AbtAstronomer Emeritus, MSO-KPNODouble stars; stellar rotation; stellar characteristics; publication practices in astronomyhelmut.abtTucson, Arizona, USA
Andrew AdamsonAssociate Director Hawaii Site, GeminiInterstellar Dust: mostly 3 and 5 micron spectroscopy and spectropolarimetry of solid phase volatiles and aliphatic hydrocarbons in various environments. Interstellar medium: spectroscopy and spectropolarimetry of diffuse interstellar bands. Hawaii site overall responsibility including collaboration with other Maunakea Observatories. No web page. Mid-level proficiency in Java, Javascript and googlescript, basic in Python.andy.adamsonHilo, Hawai‘i, USA
Lori AllenDirector, MSOlori.allenTucson, Arizona, USA
Jennifer E. AndrewsAssistant Astronomer, Gemini NorthStellar Physics and Stellar Types: Massive stars, Supernovae, Circumstellar matter, Evolved starsjennifer.andrewsHilo, Hawai‘i, USA
Rodolfo AngeloniAssistant Scientist, Gemini SouthBinary stars / Trinary stars, Circumstellar matter, Interstellar medium, Evolved stars, Late-type stars, Planetary nebulae, Stellar accretion disks, Stellar evolution, Stellar jets, Variable stars, White dwarf stars, Magellanic Cloudsrodolfo.angeloniLa Serena, Chile
Pablo Arrabal HaroPostdoctoral Researcher, CSDCGalaxies: High-redshift galaxies, Emission line galaxies, Galaxy evolution, Galaxy formation, Galaxy environments, Infrared photometry, Spectral energy distribution, Star formation, Starburst galaxies, Stellar populations, Large Scale Structure of the Universe: Galaxy clusters, Galaxy groups, Reionization.pablo.arrabalharoTucson, Arizona, USA
Emma R. BeasorNASA Hubble Fellow, CSDCStellar Physics and Stellar Types: Massive stars; Radiative transfer; Stellar evolution; Supernovae; Circumstellar matter; Evolved stars, Stellar Populations: Star clusters; Magellanic Cloudsemma.beasorTucson, Arizona, USA
John P. BlakesleeAstronomer, Head of Science Staff for Observatory SupportStellar Populations: Elliptical galaxies, Galaxy bulges, Galaxy structure; Galaxies: Elliptical galaxies, Stellar populations; Supermassive Black Holes; Large Scale Structure of the Universe: Galaxy clusters, Large-scale structure of the universe, Stellar distance.john.blakesleeTucson, Arizona, USA
Robert D. BlumDirector for Operations, Rubin ObservatoryStellar Physics and Stellar Types: Late-type stars; Massive stars, Young Stellar Objects. Galaxies: Local Group. Stellar Populations (and the ISM): Galactic Center.bob.blumTucson, Arizona, USA
Adam S. BoltonSenior Scientist and Director, CSDCGalaxies: Astronomical models, Elliptical galaxies, Emission line galaxies, Galaxy dark matter halos, Galaxy evolution, Galaxy structure, Scaling relations; Large Scale Structure of the Universe: Astronomical models, Cosmological parameters, Cosmology, Dark energy, Dark matter distribution, Gravitational lensing, Large-scale structure of the universe; Exoplanets And Exoplanet Formation: Exoplanet detection methodsadam.boltonTucson, Arizona, USA
César BriceñoScientist, MSO-CTIOStellar Physics and Stellar Types: Binary stars/Trinary stars, Brown dwarfs stars, Circumstellar matter, Insterstellar medium, Late-type stars, Low mass stars, Molecular clouds, Pre-main sequence stars, Stellar accretion disks, Stellar evolution, Stellar jets, Stellar phenomena, Variable stars, Young Stellar objects, T Tauri, Stellar Populations (and the ISM): Hertzsprung Russell diagram, Late-type stars, Open star clusters, Star clusters, Star formation; Time Domain Science.cesar.bricenoLa Serena, Chile
Eleazar R. CarrascoAssociate Astronomer, Gemini ObservatoryGalaxies: Galaxy environments, Galaxy evolution, High-redshift galaxies, Quenched galaxies, Galaxy mergers, Large Scale Structure of the Universe: Dark matter distribution, Galaxy clusters, Galaxy groups, Gravitational lensing, Large-scale structure of the universe.rodrigo.carrascoLa Serena, Chile
Regis CartierScience Fellow, Gemini SouthStellar Physics and Stellar Types: Binary stars / Trinary stars, Circumstellar matter, Evolved stars, Gamma-ray bursts, H II regions, Interstellar dust, Massive stars, Neutron stars, Supernovae, White dwarf stars; Stellar Populations (and the ISM): Dwarf galaxies, Population III stars; Galaxies: Galaxy environments, Galaxy evolution, Star formation, Stellar populations; Supermassive Black Holes And Active Galaxies: AGN host galaxies, Broad-absorption line quasar, High-luminosity active galactic nuclei, Low-luminosity active galactic nuclei, Quasars, Reverberation mapping, Supermassive black holes; Large Scale Structure of the Universe: Cosmology, Stellar distance, Supernovae.regis.cartierLa Serena, Chile
André-Nicolas ChenéAssociate Astronomer, Gemini ObservatoryStellar Physics and Stellar Types: Binary stars / Trinary stars, Early-type stars, Evolved stars, Main sequence Stars, Massive stars, Stellar atmospheres, Stellar evolution, Variable stars, Wolf-Rayet stars; Stellar Populations (and the ISM): Galactic center, Galaxy bulges, Globular star clusters, H II regions, Hertzsprung Russell diagram, Intermediate type stars, Late-type stars, Open star clusters, Star clusters, Star formation, Stellar distance; Galaxies: Galaxy structureandre-nicolas.cheneHilo, Hawai‘i, USA
Kristin ChiboucasAssociate Scientist, GeminiGalaxies: clusters: general, dwarf, evolution, :star clusters: general, luminosity function, fundamental parameterskristin.chiboucasHilo, Hawai‘i, USA
Julian Christoujulian.christou
Christophe Clergeonchristophe.clergeonHilo, Hawai‘i, USA
Arjun DeyAstronomer, MSOMethods: observational, data analysis, telescopes Techniques: image processing, imaging, spectroscopic, polarimetric galaxies: active, evolution, formation, general, high-redshift, interstellar medium, stellar content, quasars Milky Way Galaxy: evolution, formation, general, structure, interstellar medium Cosmology: observations, cosmological parameters, dark matter, dark energy, dark ages, reionization, first stars Surveys, catalogs, atlasesarjun.deyTucson, Arizona, USA
Ruben DiazInstrumentation Program Scientist, Development and Science Operations, Gemini ObservatoryGalaxies: Astronomical models, Disk galaxies, Galaxy dark matter halos, Galaxy disks, Galaxy evolution, Galaxy mergers, Galaxy structure, High-redshift galaxies, Interacting galaxies, Luminous infrared galaxies, Star formation, Starburst galaxies, Ultraluminous infrared galaxies. Supermassive Black Holes and Active Galaxies: AGN host galaxies, Blazars, Galaxy winds, Low-luminosity active galactic nuclei, Quasars, Seyfert galaxies, Supermassive black holes. Stellar Populations (and the ISM): Galactic center, H II regions, Interstellar dust, Interstellar medium, Planetary nebulae. Large Scale Structure of the Universe: Dark matter distribution, Extragalactic Legacy and Deep Fields.ruben.diazLa Serena, Chile
Mark DickinsonAstronomer, CSDCGalaxies: Galaxy evolution, High-redshift galaxies, Star formation, Stellar populations, Galaxy environments; Supermassive Black Holes And Active Galaxies: AGN host galaxies; Large Scale Structure of the Universe: Galaxy clustersmark.dickinsonTucson, Arizona, USA
Michelle Edwardsmichelle.edwardsTucson, Arizona, USA
Jonathan H. EliasAstronomer, MSO. SOAR DirectorStellar Physics and Stellar Types: Young stellar objects, Novae [added], Supernovae, Circumstellar matter, H II regions, Herbig-Haro objects [added], Supernova remnants [added] Stellar Populations (and the ISM): Star formation Galaxies: Magellanic Cloudsjonathan.eliasLa Serena, Chile
Mark E. EverettAssociate Scientist, MSOExoplanets and Exoplanet Formation: Exoplanet formation, Exoplanet systems, Extrasolar rocky planets, Planet hosting stars, Transits Stellar Physics and Stellar Types: Astrometry, Binary stars/Trinary stars, Stellar abundances, Stellar phenomena, Variable starsmark.everettTucson, Arizona, USA
Parker Anne FagreliusAssistant Scientist, MSOLarge Scale Structure of the Universe: Cosmology, Dark Energy, Large-scale structure of the universe; Solar System Astronomy: Space Weather, Airglow;parker.fagreliusTucson, Arizona, USA
Emanuele Paolo Farina (Ema)Associate Scientist, Gemini NorthIntergalactic Medium and the Circumgalactic Medium: Circumgalactic medium, Cooling flows, Intergalactic medium, Metal line absorbers. Supermassive Black Holes And Active Galaxies: AGN host galaxies, Blazars, Broad-absorption line quasar, Emission line galaxies, High-luminosity active, galactic nuclei, M-sigma relation, Quasars, Supermassive black holes. Large Scale Structure of the Universe: Cooling flows, Cosmolog, Galaxy clusters, Galaxy groups, Protogalaxies, Reionizationemanuele.farinaHilo, Hawai‘i, USA
Joan FontAssistant Scientist. SciOpsGalaxies: Disk galaxies, Emission line galaxies, Galaxy disks, Galaxy evolution, Galaxy mergers, Galaxy structure, Interacting galaxies, Galactic kinematics, Galactic dynamics. Stellar Physics and Stellar Types: Molecular clouds, H-II regions, Interstellar dust. Stellar Populations (and the ISM): Galaxy evolution, Interstellar medium, Interstellar dust, H-II regions.joan.fontHilo, Hawai‘i, USA
Shenming FuPostdoctoral Research Associate, CSDCLarge Scale Structure of the Universe: Astronomical simulations, Cosmology, Dark energy, Dark matter distribution, Galaxy clusters, Gravitational lensing, Intracluster medium, Large-scale structure of the universe, Supernovae. Stellar Populations (and the ISM): Dwarf galaxies. Galaxies: Dwarf galaxies, Galaxy dark matter halos. Low surface brightness objects. Photometric redshift. Dark matter self-interaction.shenminn.fuTucson, Arizona, USA
Catharine (Katy) D. GarmanyEmeritaStellar physics & stellar types: massive stars. Public outreach; relations with the Tohono O’odham Nationkaty.garmanyTucson, Arizona, USA
Vincent GarrelAssociate Scientist, Gemini Southvincent.garrelLa Serena, Chile
Tom GeballeEmeritus Astronomer, GeminiSolar System Astronomy: Outer planets, Planetary atmospheres, Surface ices; Stellar Physics and Stellar Types: Brown dwarf stars, Circumstellar matter, Early-type stars, Evolved stars, Interstellar dust, Interstellar medium, Late-type stars, Molecular clouds, Novae, Planetary nebulae, Stellar evolution, Supernovae, Young stellar objects, Galactic centertom.geballeHilo, Hawai‘i, USA
German GimenoScientist, Gemini SouthAstronomical models, Disk galaxies,Galaxy dark matter halos,Galaxy disks, Galaxy stellar halos, Galaxy structuregerman.gimenoLa Serena, Chile
Zachary HartmanScience Fellow, Gemini NorthStellar Physics and Stellar Types: Astrometry, Binary stars/Trinary stars, Intermediate type stars, late-type stars, low mass stars, stellar abundances, variable stars. Stellar populations: Astrometry, H-R diagram, late-type stars, star formation. Speckle Imaging, high resolution imaging, image processingzachary.hartmanHilo, Hawai‘i, USA
Thomas L. HaywardTelescope Scientistthomas.haywardLa Serena, Chile
Steve HeathcoteAssociate Director CTIO / Astronomer, CTIO/MSOStellar physics and stellar types: Circumstellar matter, Early-Type Stars, Evolved stars, Herbig-Haro Objects, HII regions, interstellar medium, Molecular clouds, Planetary Nebulae, Pre-Main sequence stars, stellar accretion disks, Stellar Jets, supernovae, Novae, Killonovae, young stellar objects. Stellar Populations (and the ISM): HII regions, Interstellar medium, Planetary nebulae, Star formationsteve.heathcoteLa Serena, Chile
Jeong-Eun HeoScience Fellow, Gemini SouthBinary stars, Evolved Stars, Novae, Planetary nebulae, Radiative transfer, Stellar accretion disks, Symbiotic stars, Variable stars, White dwarf starsjeong-eun.heoLa Serena, Chile
Kenneth H. Hinkle (Ken)Emeritus Scientist, CSDC USNGOStellar Physics: abundances, accretion disks, AGB and post-AGB, binaries: spectroscopic, binaries: symbiotic, carbon, circumstellar matter, evolution, evolved stars, kinematics and dynamics, late-type, oscillations (including pulsations), peculiar, winds, outflows, ISM: planetary nebulaeken.hinkleTucson, Arizona, USA
Paul Hirstpaul.hirstHilo, Hawai‘i, USA
George H. JacobyAstronomer Emeritus, MSOStellar Physics and Stellar Types: Planetary nebulae, Binary stars, Evolved stars, Stellar abundances, Supernovae, White dwarf stars; Stellar Populations (and the ISM): Chemical Abundances, Elliptical galaxies; Large Scale Structure of the Universe: Cosmology, Dark Energy, Supernovaegeorge.jacobyTucson, Arizona, USA
Inger JorgensenNOIRLab Associate Director for Operations, Tenured astronomerGalaxies: Elliptical galaxies, galaxy evolution, scaling relations, stellar populations, chemical abundances, galaxy, structure, high-redshift galaxies, quenched galaxies. Large Scale Structure of the Universe: Galaxy clusters.inger.jorgensenHilo, Hawai‘i, USA
Richard R. Joyce (Dick)Scientist, MSOStellar Physics and Stellar Types: Astrometry, Binary stars, Circumstellar matter, Late-type stars, Planetary nebulae; Stellar Populations (and the ISM): Interstellar dustrichard.joyceTucson, Arizona, USA
Stephanie JuneauAssociate Astronomer, CSDCStellar Populations (and the ISM): Chemical abundances, Galaxy evolution, Galaxies: Chemical abundances, Emission line galaxies, Galaxy structure, High-redshift galaxies, Luminous infrared galaxies, Spectral energy distribution, Ultraluminous infrared galaxies Supermassive Black Holes And Active Galaxies: AGN host galaxies, Emission line galaxies, Galaxy jets, Galaxy winds, LINER galaxies, Seyfert galaxies, Supermassive black holes, Large Scale Structure of the Universe: Extragalactic Legacy And Deep Fields, Galaxy groups, Large-scale structure of the universe.stephanie.juneauTucson, Arizona, USA
Venu M. KalariAssistant Scientist, Gemini SouthStellar Physics and Stellar Types: Pre-main sequence stars, Massive stars, H II regions, Molecular clouds, Young stellar objects; Stellar populations (and the ISM): Early-type stars, Hertzsprung Russell diagram, Magellanic Clouds, Open star clusters.venu.kalariLa Serena, Chile
Yijung KangScience Fellow, Gemini SouthStellar Populations (and the ISM): Elliptical galaxies, Galaxies: Stellar Populations, Spectral Energy Distribution, Galaxy Evolution, Large Scale Structure of the Universe: Cosmology, Dark energy, Supernovaeyijung.kangLa Serena, Chile
Hwihyun KimAssociate Scientist, Gemini SouthStellar Populations (and the ISM): Early-type stars, Galaxy evolution, Globular star clusters, Ultracompact HII regions, Interstellar medium, Open star clusters, Star clusters, Galaxies: Dwarf galaxies, Galaxy classification systems, Galaxy environments, Galaxy evolution, Galaxy formation, Infrared photometry, Star clusters, Spiral galaxies, Starburst galaxies, Stellar populationshwihyun.kimLa Serena, Chile
Thomas Kinman (Tom)Emeritus Astronomertom.kinmanTucson, Arizona, USA
Kathleen LabrieObservatory Scientist, Gemini NorthGalaxies: quasars, quasar: broad emission line, quasar: microlensing, starburst; Stars: supernovae; ISM: interstellar dust, supernova remnants, kinematics and dynamics; Techniques: image processing.kathleen.labrieHilo, Hawai‘i, USA
Tod R. LauerAstronomer, CSDCSolar System Astronomy: Planetary surfaces, Trans-Neptunian objects, Stellar Populations (and the ISM): Elliptical galaxies, Galaxy bulges, Galaxy structure, Galaxies: Elliptical galaxies, Galaxy bulges, Scaling relations, Stellar populations, Supermassive Black Holes And Active Galaxies: M-sigma relation, Supermassive black holes, Large Scale Structure of the Universe: Galaxy clusters, Large-scale structure of the universetod.lauerTucson, Arizona, USA
Janice LeeChief Scientist, Gemini ObservatoryExtragalactic astronomy, Stellar Populations, Star Formation and the Interstellar Medium, Star Clusters, Dwarf Galaxies, Starburst Galaxies, Spiral Galaxies, Galaxy Evolution, Surveysjanice.leeTucson, Arizona, USA
Sandy LeggettAstronomer, Gemini NorthStars: atmospheres; (stars:) brown dwarfs; stars: fundamental parameters; (stars:) white dwarfs; infrared: stars.sandy.leggettHilo, Hawai‘i, USA
Brian C. LemauxStaff Scientist, Gemini NorthGalaxies: Emission line galaxies, Galaxy environments, Galaxy evolution, High-redshift galaxies, Quenched galaxies, Star formation, Starburst galaxies, Intergalactic Medium and the Circumgalactic Medium: Astronomical models, Intergalactic medium, Supermassive Black Holes And Active Galaxies: LINER galaxies, Quenched galaxies, Seyfert galaxies, Stellar feedback, X-ray active galactic nuclei, Large Scale Structure of the Universe: Astronomical models, Astronomical simulations, Galaxy clusters, Galaxy groups, Galaxy Proto-clusters, Large-scale structure of the universe.brian.lemauxHilo, Hawai‘i, USA
Marie Lemoine-BusserolleAssociate Scientist, Gemini NorthGalaxies: Disk galaxies, Dwarf galaxies, Emission line galaxies, Galaxy disks, Galaxy dark matter halos, Galaxy evolution, Galaxy formation, High-redshift galaxies, Star formation, Starburst galaxiesmarie.busserolleHilo, Hawai‘i, USA
Dan LiAssistant Scientist, MSOProtoplanetary disks, Minor planets, asteroids: general, ISM: magnetic fields.dan.liTucson, Arizona, USA
Wilson M. LiuMSOPlanetary Systems: asteroids (active), comets Stars: circumstellar matter, evolution, formation, pre-main sequence, protostars, Population II; ISM: clouds, HII regions; Galaxy: globular clusterswilson.liu
Sarah E. LogsdonAssistant Scientist, RSSStellar Physics and Stellar Types: Brown dwarfs, low-mass stars, stellar atmospheres, kinematics and dynamics. Exoplanets And Exoplanet Formation: Exoplanets, Exoplanet detection methods.sarah.logsdonTucson, Arizona, USA
Jennifer LotzDirector, Geminijennifer.lotzTucson, Arizona, USA
Roger LyndsEmeritus Astronomerroger.lyndsTucson, Arizona, USA
Steven MargheimScientist, Rubin ObservatoryStars: abundances, stars: evolution, (stars:) supernovaesteven.margheimLa Serena, Chile
Clara E. Martínez-VázquezScience Fellow, Gemini NorthStars: distances, horizontal-brach, low-mass, Population II, variables: Cepheids, delta Scuti, RR Lyrae. Galaxy: globular clusters, open clusters and associations. Galaxies: dwarf, evolution, formation, Local Group, photometry, star clusters.clara.martinezHilo, Hawai‘i, USA
Thomas MathesonAstronomer, CSDCStellar Physics and Stellar Types: Evolved stars, Gamma-ray bursts, Late-type stars, Massive stars, Supernovae, Variable Stars, White dwarf stars, Large Scale Structure of the Universe: Cosmology, Dark Energy, Stellar distance, Supernovaetom.mathesonTucson, Arizona, USA
Patrick J. McCarthyNOIRLab DirectorGalaxies: Emission-line galaxies, galaxy evolution, high-redshift galaxies, galaxy winds, galaxy jets, Supermassive Black Holes and AGN: High-luminosity active galactic nuclei, Solar System: Cometspat.maccarthyTucson, Arizona, USA
Aaron M. MeisnerAssistant Astronomer, CSDCCrowdsourced science, time-domain astronomy, Stellar Physics and Stellar Types: Astrometry, Brown dwarf stars, Visual binaries, Late-type stars, Low-mass stars, Parallaxes, Proper motions, Solar System Astronomy: Trans-Neptunian objects, Exoplanets And Exoplanet Formation: Free floating planets, Stellar Populations (and the ISM): Interstellar dust, Interstellar medium, Supermassive Black Holes and Active Galaxies: Quasars, Quasar variability, Large Scale Structure of the Universe: Dark energy, Large-scale structure of the universeaaron.meisnerTucson, Arizona, USA
Bryan W. MillerAstronomer, Gemini ObservatoryGalaxies: Dwarf galaxies, Elliptical galaxies, Galaxy evolution, Star clusters, Interacting galaxies, Galaxy dark matter halos; Stellar Populations (and the ISM): Globular star clusters; Large Scale Structure of the Universe: Galaxy groups, Dark matter distributionbryan.millerLa Serena, Chile
Teo MocnikScientist, Gemini NorthExoplanets and Exoplanet Formation: Exoplanets, Planet hosting stars, Transits; Solar System Astronomy: Asteroids; Stellar Physics and Stellar Types: Planetary nebulae, Variable starsteo.mocnikHilo, Hawai‘i, USA
Joan R. NajitaAstronomer, RSSAccretion, accretion disks Astrobiology Astrochemistry Magnetohydrodynamics Planets and satellites: formation Protoplanetary disks stars: formation stars: low-mass stars: luminosity function, mass function (stars:) planetary systems stars: pre-main sequence stars: protostars stars: rotation ISM: abundances (ISM:) dust, extinction ISM: jets and outflows ISM: lines and bands ISM: molecules Galaxy: evolution Galaxy: kinematics and dynamics (Galaxy:) open clusters and assocations: general infrared: general infrared: ISM infrared: planetary systems radio continuum: planetary systems submillimeter: planetary systems ultraviolet: planetary systems ultraviolet: stars X-rays: stars time domain astronomy archival data sets low mass stars and brown dwarfs structure and origin of the Milky Way massively multiplexed wide-field spectroscopy nature of discovery in astronomy science sociology and resource allocation practices in astronomyjoan.najitaTucson, Arizona, USA
Felipe NavareteSOAR Resident Science Fellow, RSSStellar Physics and Stellar Types: Be stars, Binary stars, Circumstellar matter, Early-type stars, Evolved stars, H II regions, Intermediate type stars, Interstellar dust, Interstellar medium, Late-type stars, Main sequence Stars, Massive stars, Molecular clouds, Planetary nebulae, Pre-main sequence stars, Stellar accretion disks, Stellar evolution, Stellar jets, Variable stars, Young stellar objects. Stellar Populations (and the ISM): Associations, Early-type stars, Galactic center, Galaxy bulges, Galaxy evolution, Galaxy structure, Globular star clusters, H II regions, Hertzsprung Russell diagram, Intermediate type stars, Interstellar dust, Interstellar ices, Interstellar medium, Late-type stars, Local Group, Magellanic Clouds, Open star clusters, Planetary nebulae, Population I stars, Population II stars, Population III stars, Star clusters, Star formation, Stellar distance. Galaxies: Emission line galaxies, Local Group, Spectral energy distribution, Star clusters, Star formation, Starburst galaxies, Stellar populations. Supermassive Black Holes And Active Galaxies: Stellar accretion disks, Stellar feedback, Supermassive black holes. Multi-Messenger Astronomy: Gravitational Wavesfelipe.navareteLa Serena, Chile
Robert NikuttaAssociate Scientist, CSDCgalaxies: active, nuclei, Seyfert; infrared: galaxies; X-rays: galaxies; radiative transfer; radiation mechanisms: thermal; accretion; accretion disks; techniques: high angular resolution, image processing, interferometric; astronomical databases: miscellaneous; surveys; virtual observatory tools; methods: statistical, numerical, analytical, data analysis; machine learning methods; Bayesian statistics; democratizing access to large astronomical datarobert.nikuttaTucson, Arizona, USA
Atsuko NittaObservatory Scientist, Gemini NorthStellar physics and stellar types : Stellar evolution, Variable stars, White dwarf starsatsuko.nittaHilo, Hawai‘i, USA
Dara J. NormanScientist, CSDCgalaxies: active; evolution; environments; clusters; groups gravitational lensing ; Large-scale structure of the universedara.normanTucson, Arizona, USA
Knut A.G. OlsenAssociate Astronomer, CSDCStellar Populations: Dwarf galaxies; Star clusters; Local Group; Magellanic Clouds; Hertzsprung Russell diagram; Interstellar medium; Star formation Galaxies: Galaxy disks; Galaxy bulges; Galaxy structure; Galaxy formation; Galaxy evolutionknut.olsenTucson, Arizona, USA
Vinicius M. PlaccoAssociate Scientist, CSDCStellar Physics and Stellar Types: Astronomical simulations, Low mass stars, Main sequence stars, Stellar abundances, Stellar atmospheres. Stellar Populations (and the ISM): Astronomical simulations, Chemical abundances, Dwarf galaxies, Galaxy halos, Hertzsprung Russell diagram, Population II stars, Population III stars.vinicius.placcoTucson, Arizona, USA
Sean D. PointsScientist, MSO-CTIOInterstellar Medium (ISM): Supernova remnants, bubbles, planetary nebulae, HII regions, evolution, kinematics. Galaxies: Evolution, ISM, abundances. X-rays: ISMsean.pointsLa Serena, Chile
Stephen M. PompeaObservatory Scientist EmeritusLearning Theory, Science Identity Formation, Science Capital, Educational Systems, Formal Education, Museum and Planetarium Education, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Teacher Professional Development, Curriculum Design, Instructional Materials Design, Learning Cycles, Astronomical Tourism, Educational Program Evaluation, Science and Technology Centers, Visitor Centers, Citizen Sciencestephen.pompeaTucson, Arizona, USA
Ronald G. Probst (Ron)Scientist Emeritus, MSO-KPNOStellar Physics and Stellar Types: Astrometry, H II regions, Low mass stars, Planetary nebulae, Whie dwarf stars, Young stellar objects Galaxies: High redshift galaxies, Magellanic Cloudsron.probstTucson, Arizona, USA
Jayadev RajagopalScientist, MSO-WIYNSolar System Astronomy: Asteroids, Main Belt asteroids, Comets, Small solar system bodies, zodiacal cloud, exoplanets, host stars, circumstellar environments, high angular resolution imaging, interferometryjayadev.rajagopalTucson, Arizona, USA
Fredrik T. RantakyroObservatory Scientist, Gemini SouthSolar System Astronomy: Comets, Exoplanets And Exoplanet Formation: Coronagraphic imaging, Stellar Physics and Stellar Types: Circumstellar matter, Early-type stars, H II regions, Interstellar Dust, Exoplanets And Exoplanet Formation:Exoplanet detection methods, Exoplanet systems, Protoplanetary disks (Extrasolar), Stellar Physics and Stellar Types:Molecular clouds, Supermassive Black Holes And Active Galaxies: Blazars, Galaxy jets, Quasars, Radio cores, Supermassive black holesfredrik.rantakyroLa Serena, Chile
Mark G. RawlingsAssociate Scientist, Gemini NorthStellar Physics and Stellar Types: Circumstellar matter, Early-type stars, Evolved stars, HII regions, Interstellar dust, Interstellar medium, Molecular clouds; Stellar Populations (and the ISM): HII regions, Interstellar dust, Interstellar ices, interstellar medium, late-type stars; Star formation Supermassive Black Holes And Active Galaxies: Supermassive black holes; Large Scale Structure of the Universe: Gravitational lensingmark.rawlingsHilo, Hawai‘i, USA
Susan Ridgwaysusan.ridgwayTucson, Arizona, USA
Stephen T. RidgwayAstronomer, CSDCSolar system small bodies, exoplanet detection, evolved stars, stellar mass loss, time domain phenomenastephen.ridgwayTucson, Arizona, USA
Abhijit SahaAstronomer, Director RSSStellar Physics and Stellar Types: Variable stars, Stellar Populations (and the ISM): Dwarf galaxies, Galaxy halos, Galaxy bulges, Galaxy evolution, Hertzsprung Russell diagram, Local Group, Magellanic Clouds, Stellar distance, Galaxies: Local Group, Stellar Populations, Cosmology: distance scale, cosmological parameters, Large Scale Structure of the Universe: Stellar distance, Supernovae.abi.sahaTucson, Arizona, USA
Ricardo SalinasAssistant Scientist, Gemini SouthStars: blue stragglers, globular clusters: general, stars: variables: general, galaxies: kinematics and dynamicsricardo.salinasLa Serena, Chile
Julia ScharwächterScientist, Gemini NorthSupermassive Black Holes And Active Galaxies: AGN host galaxies, Seyfert galaxies, M-sigma relation, Supermassive black holesjulia.scharwaechterHilo, Hawai‘i, USA
Tom SeccullScience Fellow, Gemini NorthSolar System Astronomy: Centaurs, Chemical composition, Comets, Minor planets, Planetary surfaces, Small solar system bodies, Surface composition, Surface ices, Surface processes, Surface variability, Trans-Neptunian objectstom.seccullHilo, Hawai‘i, USA
Gaetano SivoScientist, Gemini SouthWe need to add instrumentation ones, like always Instrumentation scientist are forgotten in these exercises. Instrumentation: Adaptive Optics, High Resolution Imaging, Atmospheric Turbulence.gaetano.sivoLa Serena, Chile
Malcolm SmithEmeritus Astronomer, MSO-CTIOISM: Dynamics of individual HII Regions using Fabry-Pérot interferometer. Galaxies: Internal gas dynamics. Supermassive Black Holes And Active Galaxies. Studies of individual quasar physics.La Serena, Chile
Verne V. SmithAstronomer, CSDCStellar Physics and Stellar Types: Evolved stars, Late-type stars, Low-mass stars, Massive stars, Radiative transfer, Stellar abundances, Stellar Atmospheres, Stellar Evolution, Variable stars; Stellar Populations: Chemical abundances, Dwarf galaxies, Galactic center, Galactic bulges, Galaxy evolution, Globular star clusters, HR diagram, Local Group, Magellanic Clouds, Open star clusters, Population I, II, & III stars, Star clusters, Stellar distance; Exoplanets and Exoplanet Formation: Exoplanet atmospheres, Exoplanet systems, Planet hosting stars.verne.smithTucson, Arizona, USA
Monika D. SoraisamAssociate Scientist, Gemini NorthStellar Physics and Stellar Types: Massive stars, Evolved stars, Early-type stars, Stellar evolution, Supernovae, Variable stars, White dwarf stars; Stellar Populations (and the ISM): Hertzsprung Russell diagram, Star clusters, Stellar distancemonika.soraisamHilo, Hawai‘i, USA
David SprayberrySenior Scientist, MSOInstrument design and construction; instrument project management. Galaxies: Galaxy classification systems. Stellar populations, Chemical Abundances. Dwarf Galaxies. Disk Galaxies. Elliptical Galaxies. Emission Line Galaxies. Galaxy Environments. Galaxy Evolution. Large Scale Structure of the Universe: Cosmology. Dark Energy. Dark matter distribution. Extragalactic legacy and deep fields.david.sprayberryTucson, Arizona, USA
Letizia StanghelliniAstronomer, CSDCGalactic and extragalactic planetary nebulae, circumstellar matter, stellar evolution, chemical abundances, galaxy evolution, Magellanic Clouds, late-type galaxies, spiral galaxies, HII regions.letizia.stanghelliniTucson, Arizona, USA
Andrew W. StephensScientist, Gemini NorthStar Clusters, Stellar Evolution, Galaxy Evolution, Solar System Astronomyandrew.stephensHilo, Hawai‘i, USA
Stephen Strom (Steve)stephen.stromTucson, Arizona, USA
Hyewon SuhAssistant Scientist, Gemini NorthGalaxies: Dwarf galaxies, Emission line galaxies, Galaxy evolution, Galaxy formation, Galaxy mergers, High-redshift galaxies, Interacting galaxies, Scaling relations, Spectral energy distribution, Star formation, Stellar populations, Supermassive Black Holes and Active Galaxies: AGN host galaxies, High-luminosity active galactic nuclei, Low-luminosity active galactic nuclei, M-sigma relation, Quasars, Seyfert galaxies, Supermassive black holes, X-ray active galactic nuclei, Large Scale Structure of the Universe: Extragalactic Legacy and Deep Fieldshyewon.suhHilo, Hawai‘i, USA
Joanna Thomas-OsipHead of Science User Support, GeminiSolar System Astronomy: Asteroids, Binary Systems/Multiple Systems, Centaurs, Minor planets, Near Earth Objects, Occultation, Planetary Atmospheres, Small solar system bodies, Space weather, Surface processes, Surface variability, Trans-Neptunian objects, Stellar Physics and Stellar Types: radiative transfer (but really in planetary atmospheres) Extra: ground-based spacecraft mission support, atmospheric dust, interplanetary dustjoanna.thomasLa Serena, Chile
Andrei TokovininAstronomer, MSO-CTIOBinaries; binaries: general; binaries: spectroscopic; binaries: visual; instrumentation: high angular resolution, instrumentation: adaptive optics, instrumentation: spectrographs; atmospheric effects.andrei.tokovininLa Serena, Chile
James E. TurnerObservatory Scientist, Gemini Southjames.turnerLa Serena, Chile
Francisco G. ValdesScientist, CSDCfrank.valdesTucson, Arizona, USA
Nicole S. van der BliekScientist, RSS Observatory SuStellar Physics and Stellar Types: Herbig Ae/Be stars, Binary stars / Trinary stars, Stellar atmospheres, Young Stellar Objectsnicole.vanderbliekLa Serena, Chile
A. K. VivasAssociate Astronomer, MSO-CTIOStellar Physics and Stellar Types: variable stars; Stellar Populations (and the ISM): dwarf galaxies, Galaxy halos, globular star clusters, Local Group, stellar distance, Magellanic Clouds; Galaxies: Local Group, stellar populationskathy.vivasLa Serena, Chile
Constance E. WalkerScientist, CEE and Observatory Site ProtectionInquiry- and research-based science education; submillimeter-wave spectroscopy of star formation in galaxies (esp. starburst galaxies) at different epochs light pollution (both ground and space-based) mitigation strategiesconnie.walkerTucson, Arizona, USA
Alistair R. WalkerAstronomer, MSO-CTIOStars: distance, evolution, variables, Galaxies: abundances, evolution, Astronomical Instrumentation, Methods and Techniques: instrumentation: photometers, methods: observational, techniques: photometricalistair.walkerLa Serena, Chile
Benjamin A. WeaverAssociate Scientist, CSDCAstronomical Databases: catalogs, surveys, virtual observatory tools; Galaxies: Scaling relations; Large Scale Structure of the Universe: Astronomical models, Cosmology, Dark energy;benjamin.weaverTucson, Arizona, USA
Beth WillmanNOIRLab Deputy DirectorStellar Physics and Stellar Types: Variable stars; Stellar Populations (and the ISM): Chemical abundances, Dwarf galaxies, Galaxy halos, Globular star clusters, Local Group; Galaxies: Astronomical simulations, Dwarf galaxies, Galaxy dark matter halos, Galaxy formation, Galaxy stellar halos, Local Group Stellar populations; Large Scale Structure of the Universe: Astronomical simulations, Cosmology, Dark matter distribution.beth.willmanTucson, Arizona, USA
Sidney Wolffsidney.wolffTucson, Arizona, USA
Siyi XuAssociate Astronomer, Gemini NorthKeywords: circumstellar disks, minor planets, white dwarfs, chemical compositionssiyi.xuHilo, Hawai‘i, USA
Alfredo ZentenoAssistant Scientist, MSO-CTIOGalaxy clusters; Galaxy groups; Galaxy evolution; Cosmology; Supernovaealfredo.zentenoLa Serena, Chile