PTYS/LPL Faculty

Jeffrey Andrews-Hanna

Associate Professor
Ph.D., 2006, Washington University
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Kuiper 438

Dániel Apai

Professor
Ph.D., 2004, University of Heidelberg
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Steward N208B
Erik Asphaug

Erik Asphaug

Professor
B.S., 1984, Rice University; Ph.D., 1993, University of Arizona
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Kuiper 428

Travis Barman

Professor
Ph.D., 2002, University of Georgia
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Kuiper 436

Jessica Barnes (She/Her)

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

Shane Byrne

Professor, Assistant Department Head
Ph.D., 2003, California Institute of Technology
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Kuiper 524

Lynn Carter (she/her)

Associate Professor, University Distinguished Scholar
Ph.D., 2005, Cornell University
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Kuiper 533A

Joe Giacalone

Professor
Ph.D. 1991, University of Kansas
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Kuiper 411

Caitlin Griffith

Professor
Ph.D., 1991, State University of New York, Stony Brook
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Kuiper 424

Virginia Gulick

Research Professor
Ph.D., 1993, The University of Arizona
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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

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., 2016 Washington University in St. Louis
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Kuiper 533

Christopher Hamilton

Associate Professor
Ph.D., 2010, University of Hawaii
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Kuiper 430

Walter Harris

Professor
Ph.D., 1993, University of Michigan
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Kuiper 221

Jack Holt

Professor, EDO Director
Ph.D., 1997, California Institute of Technology
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Kuiper 536

Lon Hood

Research Professor
Ph.D., 1979, UCLA
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Kuiper 509B

Ellen Howell

Research Professor
Ph.D., 1995, University of Arizona
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Drake 115 ∙ Kuiper 218

Kristopher Klein

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., 2013, University of Iowa
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Kuiper 431

Steve Kortenkamp

Associate Professor of Practice
Ph.D., 1996, University of Florida
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Kuiper 353
Orbital Dynamics, Science Education

Tommi Koskinen

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., 2008, University College London
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Kuiper 421

Dante Lauretta

Regents Professor, Principal Investigator, OSIRIS-REx
Ph.D., 1997, Washington University
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Drake 104R ∙ Kuiper 401
Astrobiology, Cosmochemistry, Small Bodies, OSIRIS-REx, Asteroids, Comets, Meteorites, Origin of the Solar System

Amy Mainzer

Professor, Principal Investigator, NEOWISE and NEO Surveyor
Ph.D., 2003, University of California, Los Angeles
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Kuiper 427
Asteroid Surveys, Small Bodies, Remote Sensing, Instrumentation, Education and Public Outreach

Renu Malhotra

Regents Professor, Louise Foucar Marshall Science Research Professor
Ph.D., 1988, Cornell University
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Kuiper 515

Mark S. Marley

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

Isamu Matsuyama

Associate Professor
Ph.D., 2005, University of Toronto
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Kuiper 527A

Alfred McEwen

Regents Professor
Ph.D., 1988, Arizona State University
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Sonett 204

Michael Nolan

Research Professor
Ph.D., 1994, University of Arizona
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Kuiper 218 ∙ Drake 104C
Small Bodies, Asteroid geophysics, Planetary radar

Ilaria Pascucci

Associate Professor, Associate Department Head
Ph.D., 2004, Max Planck Institute for Astronomy Heidelberg
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Kuiper 530

Vishnu Reddy

Associate Professor
Ph.D., 2009, University of North Dakota
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Kuiper 233

George Rieke

Regents Professor
Ph.D., 1969, Harvard
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Steward 272

Roger Yelle

Professor
Ph.D., 1984, University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Kuiper 525

Tom Zega

Professor
Ph.D., 2003, Arizona State University
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Kuiper 522