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Research and Instrument Analysis Branch
Staff Gallery

Research and Instrument Analysts (RIA) and Scientists (RIS). Also see the gallery of all Instruments Division staff.

  • Rachel Anderson
  • RIA at STScI since Oct 2009
  • Webb MIRI Team, detector lab (ODL), Makidon Optics Lab
  • MSc Astrophysics; BAS Physics and Spanish
  • Roberto Avila
  • RIA at STScI since Jan 2011
  • Hubble ACS Team, Frontier Fields project, AstroDrizzle
  • WFC3 Galactic Bulge Treasury Program
  • MS Astronomy; BS Astronomy
  • Dave Borncamp
  • RIA at STScI since Sep 2013
  • Hubble ACS Team
  • BA Astronomy
  • Azalee Bostroem
  • RIA at STScI since July 2009
  • Hubble COS+STIS Team
  • Massive Star Census of the Starburst Cluster R136
  • Supernovae, galaxy evolution, cosmology, white dwarfs, massive stars, scientific computing
  • MS Astronomy, BA Mathematics
  • Matthew Bourque
  • RIA at STScI since Jan 2012
  • Hubble WFC3 Team
  • BS Astrophysics
  • Ariel Bowers
  • RIA at STScI since Sep 2013
  • Hubble WFC3 Team
  • BA Computer Science
  • Stacey Bright
  • RIA at STScI since Oct 2013
  • Webb MIRI Team, LEGUS project
  • PhD Astronomy
  • Misty Cracraft
  • RIA at STScI since Sep 2004
  • Webb MIRI Team
  • Polarimetry of V838 Mon, RS Puppis and M87
  • MSc Computational Physics, Astronomy; BS Mathematics
  • Michael Dulude
  • RIA at STScI since Sep 2008
  • Hubble WFC3 Team, Hubble Legacy Archive
  • MS Astronomy; BS Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Justin Ely
  • RIA at STScI since Oct 2010
  • Hubble COS+STIS Team
  • BS Physics and Astrophysics
  • Shireen Gonzaga
  • RIA at STScI since July 1988
  • Hubble ACS+WFPC2 Team
  • BA Astronomy
  • Heather Gunning
  • RIA at STScI since Aug 2012
  • Hubble WFC3 team
  • BS Physics and Astronomy
  • Katie Gosmeyer
  • RIA at STScI since Sep 2013
  • Hubble WFC3 team
  • BS Astronomy
  • Svea Hernandez
  • RIA at STScI since Jan 2012
  • Hubble COS+STIS Team
  • BA Astronomy
  • Bryan Hilbert
  • RIS at STScI since Dec 2001
  • Hubble WFC3 Team
  • MS Planetary Science, BA Astronomy/Physics
  • Sherie Holfeltz
  • RIS at STScI since Jan 1991
  • Webb NIRISS Team
  • BS Astronomy
  • Charles-Philippe Lajoie
  • RIA at STScI since Jan 2012
  • Webb MIRI Team, Telescope group, Makidon Optics Lab
  • PhD Physics
  • Thompson Le Blanc
  • RIA at STScI since July 2012
  • Webb NIRSpec team
  • PhD Physics/Astronomy
  • Kevin Lindsay
  • RIA at STScI since Sep 2004
  • Hubble COS-STIS team, Hubble Legacy Archive
  • MBA with Concentration in Information Systems Management, MSc Physics, BS Aerospace Engineering
  • Sean Lockwood
  • RIA at STScI since Jan 2012
  • Hubble COS-STIS Team
  • MA Astronomy, BA Astrophysics
  • Douglas Long
  • RIA at STScI since Jan 2007
  • MESA, detector lab (ODL), XO exoplanet project
  • MSc. Physics; BS Astronomy
  • Ray Lucas
  • RIA; at STScI since July 1985 (with CSC), 1989 (with AURA)
  • Hubble ACS-WFPC2 Team, WFC3 Team; Webb DRM
  • INS Phase II User Support Lead
  • CANDELS, Frontier Fields, extragalactic research
  • BA Zoology and Psychology
  • Jennifer Mack
  • RIA Branch Technical Supervisor
  • RIS at STScI since Sep 1996
  • Hubble WFC3 Team, User Support, Frontier Fields project
  • MS Astrophysics, BS Physics
  • Aparna Maybhate
  • RIA Branch Deputy; at STScI since Nov 2005
  • Hubble ACS-WFPC2 Team
  • Ph.D. Astronomy; M.Sc. Physics
  • Matt McMaster
  • RIA at STScI since Feb 1989
  • Hubble ACS+WFPC2 Team, CDBS Lead
  • BS Physics
  • Max Mutchler
  • RIA Branch Lead; at STScI since June 1990
  • Management, Hubble's cameras, planetary science
  • Hubble Heritage Team, Citizen Science
  • MS Space Sciences, BS Astronomy-Physics
  • Sara Ogaz
  • RIA at STScI since Oct 2010
  • Hubble ACS Team, Frontier Fields project
  • BS Astrophysics
  • Cheryl Pavlovsky
  • RIA at STScI since June 1998
  • Webb NIRSpec Team
  • BA Astronomy
  • Vera Platais
  • RIS at STScI since July 2001
  • Hubble WFPC2 Team, ACS Team, WFC3 Team
  • aperture and PSF-fitting photometry, astrometry, drizzle, CTE
  • Josh Sokol
  • RIA at STScI since Jan 2012
  • Hubble ACS Team, microlensing, Frontier Fields project, science writing
  • BA Astronomy and English Literature
  • Joanna Taylor
  • RIA at STScI since July 2012
  • Hubble COS-STIS team
  • BS Astronomy and Physics
  • Deepashri Thatte
  • RIA at STScI since March 2007
  • Webb NIRISS Team, CDBS, JWST Mission Office
  • MS
  • Leonardo Ubeda
  • RIS at STScI since May 2010, Research Assistant 2002-2006
  • Hubble ACS Team, LEGUS project
  • PhD Astronomy; MS Astronomy
  • Alex Viana
  • RIA at STScI since 2007
  • Hubble WFC3 Team, python programming, citizen science
  • BA Astronomy-Physics, Mathematics
  • Michael A. Wolfe
  • RIA at STScI since Oct 2007
  • Hubble Legacy Archive, Kepler flare stars
  • MS Applied Physics; BS Astronomy, Physics
  • Brian York
  • RIA at STScI since Sep 2008
  • Hubble COS-STIS Team, ETC Deputy, Triage Help Desk Lead
  • Organic Content in the Universe: Diffuse Interstellar absorption Bands, Broad Diffuse Band Survey
  • MSc Astronomy; BSc Honours Physics, Computer Science