Faculty List

Executive Personnel

David Lonborg Interim Associate Director

Douglas Simons Director

Faculty

Christoph Baranec Astronomer

Ph.D 2007, University of Arizona, Optical Sciences
B.S. 2001, California Institute of Technology, Astronomy

Joshua Barnes Astronomer

Ph.D. 1984, University of California, Berkeley
B.A. 1979, Harvard University

Eric Baxter Assistant Professor

Ph.D. 2014, Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of Chicago
B.S. 2008, Physics, Harvey Mudd College

Adwin Boogert Associate Astronomer (IRTF Support Astronomer)

Ph.D., 1999, University of Groningen, the Netherlands

Michael Bottom Assistant Astronomer

Ph.D. 2016, California Institute of Technology
B.A. 2008, Columbia University

Fabio Bresolin Astronomer

Ph.D. 1997, University of Arizona

Kenneth Chambers Astronomer, Pan-STARRS Director

Mark Chun Specialist, Associate Director of IfA-Hilo

Ph.D. 1997, The University of Chicago

Michael Connelley Associate Astronomer; IRTF Support Scientist

Ph.D. 2007, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Antoinette Cowie Astronomer

Lennox Cowie Astronomer

Fei Dai Assistant Astronomer

Ph.D. 2019, MIT
B.A. & M.S. 2014, University of Cambridge

Roy Gal Associate Specialist

Ph.D. 2001, Caltech

Shadia Habbal Astronomer

Ph.D., University of Cincinnati, 1977

Colby Haggerty Assistant Professor

Ph.D. 2017, University of Delaware

Esther Hu Astronomer

Ph.D. 1980, Princeton University
SB 1974, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Daniel Huber Associate Astronomer

Ph.D. 2012, University of Sydney
M.S. 2007, University of Vienna

Robert Jedicke Specialist

Ph.D., 1992, University of Toronto
M.Sc., 1987, University of Toronto
H.B.Sc., 1985, University of Western Ontario

David Jones Assistant Astronomer

Jeffrey Kuhn Astronomer

Haosheng Lin Astronomer

Michael Liu Astronomer and Graduate Chair

PhD (2000), UC Berkeley

Eugene Magnier Specialist, Pan-STARRS & Undergraduate Chair

Ph.D. 1993, MIT
B.W. 1989, MIT

Karen Meech Astronomer

PhD (1987) Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Planetary Astronomy
B.A (1981) Rice University, Space Physics

Roberto Méndez Astronomer

Ph.D. 1978, Univ. of La Plata, Argentina

Narayan Raja Specialist

John Rayner Astronomer, IRTF Director

Jeffrey Reep Assistant Astronomer

Ph.D. 2014, Rice University

David Sanders Astronomer and Professor

Ph. D. 1982, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Benjamin Shappee Assistant Astronomer

Ph.D. 2014, The Ohio State University

Xudong Sun Assistant Astronomer

Ph.D. 2012, Stanford University

Istvan Szapudi Astronomer

David Tholen Astronomer

John Tonry Astronomer

Jennifer van Saders Assistant Astronomer

Ph.D. 2014, The Ohio State University
B.S., 2009, Rutgers University

Richard Wainscoat Specialist

Ph.D. 1987, Australian National University (Astronomy)
B.Sc. (Hons), University of Western Australia (Physics)

Jonathan Williams Astronomer

PhD 1995 University of California at Berkeley
MS 1990 University of California at Berkeley
BA 1988 Cambridge University, England

Regular Graduate Faculty

Duncan Farrah Assistant Specialist

Jeremy Sakstein Asst. Professor, Dept. of Physics & Astronomy

Cooperating Grad Faculty

Eric Gaidos Professor, Dept. of Earth Sciences

Associated Faculty

Michael Nassir Instructor

MS Astronomy, 1996, Univ. of Hawaii
BS Physics, 1993, Caltech

Emeritus Faculty

Colin Aspin Astronomer (Emeritus)

Ann Boesgaard Professor Emerita

Ph.D. 1966, University of California, Berkeley
A.B. 1961, Mount Holyoke College, Magna cum Laude

Christ Ftaclas Astronomer (Emeritus)

J. Patrick Henry Astronomer/Professor Emeritus

Klaus Hodapp Astronomer Emeritus

Ph.D. 1984 University of Heidelberg, Germany

Rolf-Peter Kudritzki Astronomer (Emeritus)

Bo Reipurth Astronomer (Emeritus)

Alan Stockton Astronomer (Emeritus)

Alan Tokunaga Astronomer Emeritus

Ph.D. 1976, State Univ. of New York at Stony Brook
B.S. 1971, Pomona College

R. Brent Tully Astronomer (Emeritus)

PhD 1972, University of Maryland

Gareth Wynn-Williams Emeritus Professor of Astronomy

PhD 1971: University of Cambridge