Dr. Larry Bradley is an astrophysicist and science software engineer at the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI). He serves as the branch deputy of the Data Analysis Tools Branch and the James Webb Space Telescope Data Analysis Lead at STScI.
His research interests are in the field of observational extragalactic astronomy, focusing on the formation and evolution of galaxies in the very early universe. He primarily uses the James Webb and Hubble Space Telescopes to discover and study high-redshift Lyman-break galaxies, including those gravitationally lensed by massive galaxy clusters.
He is a member of the JWST Cosmic Spring and JWST Prime Extragalactic Areas for Reionization and Lensing Science (PEARLS) science teams. He also serves as the Deputy Principal Investigator of the Reionization Lensing Cluster Survey (RELICS), a Hubble Space Telescope Treasury program. He is also a member of the Cluster Lensing and Supernova survey with Hubble (CLASH), Brightest of Reionizing Galaxies (BoRG), and Hubble Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS) Science teams as well as a science advisor to the Hubble Frontier Fields program.