Martha Boyer

Support Scientist

Martha is an instrument scientist on the JWST/NIRCam team, with a focus on calibration, data products, and commissioning. Her research revolves around stellar dust production and the effect that evolved stars have both on a galaxy’s appearance and its evolution.


PhD in Astronomy, University of Minnesota


Science Interests:

  • Dust production by low-to-intermediate mass stars
  • Stellar evolution
  • Galaxy dust budgets and dust evolution
  • Crowded field photometry
  • Metal-poor dust production and ties to the early Universe


Research Topics: Local Group Galaxies; Interstellar Medium; Dust; Resolved Stellar Populations


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ORCID ID: 0000-0003-4850-9589

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