Michelle Thompson

Ph.D. PTYS, 2016

Michelle Thompson succesfully defended her PhD in Planetary Sciences at the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory in May 2016. Her research focused on understanding space weathering of asteroidal and lunar soils by analyzing microchemistry and crystal structure. She is currently a NASA postdoctoral fellow at Johnson Space Center.


  • Ph.D. Planetary Sciences, 2016, The University of Arizona