PTYS/LPL Faculty

Jeffrey Andrews-Hanna

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

Daniel Apai

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

Erik Asphaug

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

Victor Baker

Regents' Professor
Ph.D., 1971, Colorado
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Kuiper 409B ∙ HAR 246A

Gilda Ballester

Senior Research Scientist
Ph.D., 1989, Johns Hopkins University
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Sonett 145

Travis Barman

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

Jessica Barnes

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., 2015, The Open University (U.K.)
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Kuiper 540

William Boynton

Professor
Ph.D., 1971, Carnegie Mellon
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Kuiper 532 ∙ Drake 104Q

Shane Byrne

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

Lynn Carter

Associate Professor
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

Pierre Haenecour

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

Christopher Hamilton

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

Walter Harris

Associate 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

Senior Research Scientist
Ph.D., 1979, UCLA
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Kuiper 509B
Lunar Studies, Theoretical Astrophysics, Planetary & atmospheric physics

Ellen Howell

Senior Research Scientist
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

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

Amy Mainzer

Professor
Ph.D., 2003, University of California, Los Angeles
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Kuiper 247

Renu Malhotra

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

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

Robert (Bob) McMillan

Associate Research Scientist
Ph.D., 1977, University of Texas at Austin
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Kuiper 225

Krishna Muralidharan

Associate Professor
Ph.D., 2004, University of Arizona
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Mines 125E

Michael Nolan

Senior Research Scientist
Ph.D., 1994, University of Arizona
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Kuiper 216 ∙ Drake 104C
Small Bodies, Asteroid geophysics, Planetary radar

Ilaria Pascucci

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

Jon Pelletier

Professor
Ph.D., 1997, Cornell
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Gould-Simpson 360
Planetary Surfaces, Planetary surfaces, Geosciences, Geography and regional development, Planetary sciences

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

Joellen Russell

Professor
Ph.D., 1999, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
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Gould-Simpson 309
Adam Showman

Adam Showman

Professor
Ph.D., 1999, California Institute of Technology
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Kuiper 432

Timothy Swindle

Director, Department Head
Ph.D., 1986, Washington University
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Kuiper 323

Roger Yelle

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

Tom Zega

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