Aug 24

Steve Kahn

Director Observatorio Vera C. Rubin Steve Kahn recibió su Licenciatura en Columbia College, un Ph.D. en Física en la UC Berkeley y fue investigador postdoctoral en el Centro de Astrofísica Harvard-Smithsonian. Se desempeñó como Director Asociado del Laboratorio en SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory y fue Presidente del Departamento de Física de las Universidades de Stanford y Columbia. Ha realizado importantes contribuciones a la astronomía de […]

Aug 24

Lori Allen

Director Mid-Scale Observatories Lori Allen joined the National Optical Astronomy Observatory in 2009 from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics where she was a member of the IRAC instrument team for the Spitzer Space Telescope. Allen has served as Associate Director of Kitt Peak since 2014. In the position of Acting Director of NOAO, she was […]

Aug 24

Bob Blum

Acting Director Vera C. Rubin Observatory Operations Bob Blum transitioned to Acting Director for Rubin Observatory Operations in October, 2018 after 21 years at NOAO, where he was Deputy Director for 10 years. Blum’s research interest is large survey science with a focus on studies of the Milky Way and Local Volume. Prior to his […]

Aug 24

Adam Bolton

Director Community Science and Data Center Adam Bolton came to the National Optical Astronomy Observatory in December 2015 from the faculty of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Utah, where he played a leading role in the data management and scientific data analysis efforts of the SDSS and DESI projects. He […]

Aug 24

Ken Sembach

Director Space Telescope Science Institute Ken Sembach has been deeply involved in the scientific, operational, and managerial aspects of the Hubble Space Telescope for the past 15 years. He has served as interim deputy director, Hubble mission head, and Hubble project scientist. Previously, Sembach was the Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer (FUSE) deputy project scientist for […]

Aug 24

Jennifer Lotz

Director Gemini Observatory Lotz received her PhD in astrophysics from Johns Hopkins University in 2003 and specializes in galaxy evolution and morphology, the high-redshift Universe and gravitational lensing. She most recently held a tenured associate astronomer position at STScI and a joint appointment as a research scientist at Johns Hopkins University. She is a leading […]

Aug 5

Patrick McCarthy

Director NSF’s NOIRLab Patrick McCarthy is the former Vice President of the Giant Magellan Telescope Organization and an Astronomer at the Carnegie Institution for Science. McCarthy is a world-recognized astronomical leader; his seminal work on galaxy evolution and the high-redshift universe has earned him wide scientific respect and recognition. He has spent more than thirty […]

Jun 29

Valentin M Pillet

Director National Solar Observatory Prior to Valentin Pillet’s appointment as Director of NSO in 2013, he served as a Senior Scientist at the Instituto de Astrofíscia de Canarias, where he was the Co-Principal Investigator for the Polarimetric and Helioseismic Imager instrument to be flown on the European Space Agency’s Solar Orbiter mission, and Principal Investigator […]