PTYS/LPL Faculty

Dániel Apai

Interim Associate Dean for Research, College of Science, Principal Investigator, Alien Earths, Professor Ph.D., 2004, University of Heidelberg
Steward N208B
Astrobiology, Exoplanets, Planetary Atmospheres, Planetary Formation and Evolution,

Extrasolar Planets, Planetary Atmospheres, Astrobiology, Interdisciplinary Research

Travis Barman

Associate Department Head, Professor Ph.D., 2002, University of Georgia
Kuiper 436

Jessica Barnes (She/Her)

Assistant Professor Ph.D., 2015, The Open University and The Natural History Museum, London UK
Kuiper 540

Veronica Bray

Associate Research Professor Ph.D., 2008, Imperial College London
Sonett 214
Lunar Studies, Planetary Analogs, Planetary Surfaces,

Comparative Planetology and Surface Geology

Dani Mendoza DellaGiustina (she/her)

Assistant Professor, Deputy Principal Investigator, OSIRIS-REx, Principal Investigator, OSIRIS-APEX Ph.D., 2021, University of Arizona
Kuiper 526

Virginia Gulick (She/Her)

Research Professor Ph.D., 1993, The University of Arizona
Kuiper 542
Astrobiology, Planetary Analogs, Planetary Surfaces,

Mars surface processes, Geomorphology, Fluvial and Hydrothermal studies, Paleoenvironmental and Paleoclimatic studies, Hydrology, Hydrogeology, Raman spectroscopy, Automated science analysis, Crowdsourcing and Citizen science

Pierre Haenecour (he/him)

Assistant Professor Ph.D., 2016 Washington University in St. Louis
Kuiper 530

Ellen Howell

Research Professor Ph.D., 1995, University of Arizona
520-626-2880, 520-621-1854
Drake 115, Kuiper 218

Steve Kortenkamp

Associate Professor of Practice Ph.D., 1996, University of Florida
Kuiper 353

Science Education, Planet formation, Orbital Dynamics

Dante Lauretta

Principal Investigator, OSIRIS-REx, Regents Professor Ph.D., 1997, Washington University
Kuiper 536
Astrobiology, Cosmochemistry, Small Bodies,

OSIRIS-REx, Asteroids, Comets, Meteorites, Origin of the Solar System

Amy Mainzer

Principal Investigator, NEOWISE and NEO Surveyor, Professor Ph.D., 2003, University of California, Los Angeles
Asteroid Surveys, Small Bodies,

Remote Sensing, Instrumentation, Education and Public Outreach

Renu Malhotra

Louise Foucar Marshall Science Research Professor, Regents Professor Ph.D., 1988, Cornell University
520-626-5899, 520-615-7544
Kuiper 515

Mark S. Marley (he/him/his)

Director, Department Head, Professor Ph.D., 1990, University of Arizona
Kuiper 323

Michael Nolan

Deputy Principal Investigator, OSIRIS-APEX, Research Professor Ph.D., 1994, University of Arizona
520-621-1854, 520-626-1978
Kuiper 218, Drake 104C
Small Bodies,

Asteroid geophysics, Planetary radar

Tyler Robinson (he/him/his)

Associate Professor Ph.D., 2012, University of Washington
Kuiper 417

Roger Yelle

Professor Ph.D., 1984, University of Wisconsin-Madison
520-621-6243, 520-320-0386
Kuiper 525