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Science & Technology definition team

STDT COMMUNITY CO-CHARS

Feryal Özel
Professor of Astronomy
University of Arizona

 

Alexey Vikhlinin
Senior Astrophysicist
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

 

NASA STUDY SCIENTIST

Jessica Gaskin
Astrophysicist
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

 

STDT MEMBERS

Andrey Kravtsov
Professor of Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of Chicago

Laura Lopez
Assistant Professor of Astronomy, The Ohio State University

Piero Madau
Professor of Physics & Biological Sciences, UC Santa Cruz

Rachel Osten
Assistant Astronomer, Space Telescope Science Institute

Frits Paerels
Professor of Astronomy, Columbia University

David Pooley
Assistant Professor of Physics & Astronomy, Trinity University

Andrew Ptak
Astrophysicist, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Eliot Quataert
Thomas and Alison Schneider Professor of Physics, University of California Berkeley

Christopher Reynolds
Professor of Astronomy, University of Maryland

Daniel Stern
NuSTAR Project scientist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Steven Allen
Professor of Physics, Stanford University

Mark Bautz
Associate Director, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Kavli Institute

W. Nielsen Brandt
Verne M. Willaman Professor, The Pennsylvania State University

Joel Bregman
Professor of Astronomy, University of Michigan

Megan Donahue
Professor of Physics & Astronomy, Michigan State University

Zoltan Haiman
Professor of Astronomy, Columbia University

Ryan Hickox
Associate Professor of Physics & Astronomy, Dartmouth College

Tesla Jeltema
Assistant Professor of Physics & Biological Sciences, UC Santa Cruz

Juna Kollmeier
Astronomer, Carnegie Institution for Science

 

 

 

EX-OFFICIO OBSERVERS OF THE STDT

Robert Petre
Director, Astrophysics Sciences Division
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Randall Smith
Athena Liaison
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Terri Brandt
PCOS Program Office Chief Scientist
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Daniel Evans
Lynx Program Scientist
NASA Headquarters

 

 

INTERNATIONAL EX-OFFICIO OBSERVERS OF THE STDT

Arvind Parmar
European Space Agency Appointee
ESTEC, Noordwijk 

Gabriel Pratt
Centre National d'Études Spatiales (CNES) Appointee
CEA Saclay

Makoto Tashiro
Japanese Space Agency (JAXA) Appointee
Saitama University

Giovanni PareschiI
Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI) Appointee
INAF-Brera Astronomical Observatory

Peter Jonker
Netherlands Institute for Space Research (SRON) Appointee
SRON & Radboud University Nijmegen

Brian McNamara
Canadian Space Agency Appointee
University of Waterloo

Kirpal Nandra
Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt  (DLR) Appointee
Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics

 

 


LYNX CONCEPT STUDY MANAGER

Karen Gelmis
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

 

DEPUTY LYNX CONCEPT STUDY MANAGER

Doug Swartz
Universities Space Research Association / NASA Marshall Space Flight Center


lynx study office

Jessica Gaskin
Study Office Lead
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

Alexey Vikhlinin
Study Office Lead for SAO
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Harvey Tannanbaum
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Lester Cohen
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Teresa Brown
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

Alex Dominguez
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

Kevin McCarley
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

Robbie Holcomb
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

J. Brent Knight
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

Mark Freeman
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Dan Schwartz
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Eric Schwartz
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Grant Tremblay
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

John ZuHone
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

 


instrument working group co-chairs

Mark Bautz
IWG Chair
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

Simon Bandler
Microcalorimeters
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

 

Abe Falcone
High-Definition Imagers
Penn State University

 

Enectali Figueroa-Feliciano
Microcalorimeters
Northwestern University

 

Ralf Heilmann
Grating Spectrometers
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

Ralph Kraft
High-Definition Imagers
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

 

Randy McEntaffer
Grating Spectrometers
Penn State University

 

Instrument Working Group Members


optics working group co-chairs

Mark Schattenburg
MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics & Space Research

 

Lester Cohen
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

 

Optics Working Group Members


Optics Design Team Leads

Kiranmayee Kilaru
Universities Space Research Association / NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

 

Giovanni Pareschi
INAF-Brera Astronomical Observatory

 

Paul Reid
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

 

William Zhang
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center


Lynx Science Working Groups

Cycles of Baryons in and out of Galaxies
Chairs: Joel Bregman, Juna Kolmeier, Andrey Kravstov

First Accretion Light in the Universe
Chairs: Niel Brandt, Piero Madau, Daniel Stern

Evolution of Structure and AGN populations
Chairs: Steve Allen, Ryan Hickox, Tesla Jeltema, Daniel Stern

Physics of High Density Matter, Compact Objects, and Accretion
Chairs: Feryal Özel, Frits Paerels, Chris Reynolds

Physics of Feedback
Chairs: Megan Donahue, Chris Reynolds

Stellar Lifecycles
Chairs: Laura Lopez, Rachel Osten, Dave Pooley, Andy Ptak

X-rays in the Multi-wavelength, Multi-Messenger Era
Chairs: Robert Petre, Randall Smith


Engineering Support team

Quincy Bean
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

Tyrone Boswell
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

Spencer Hill
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

Randy Hopkins
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

Jack Mulqueen
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

Andrew Schnell
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

Rob Suggs
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

Stever Sutherlin
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

Mike Baysinger
Jacobs

Pete Capizzo
Jacobs

Leo Fabinski
Jacobs

Jay Garcia
Jacobs

J. Brent Knight
Jacobs

Justin Rowe
Jacobs

 

Mark Zagarola
Creare

Deepnarayan Gupta
Hypres

Greg Feller
Lockheed Martin

Jeff Olson
Lockheed Martin

Dave Frank
Lockheed Martin

Ben Zeiger
Luxel

Jon Arenberg
Northrop Grumman

Charlie Atkinson
Northrop Grumman

Bill Purcell
Ball Aerospace

Steve Jordan
Ball Aerospace

Ted Mooney
Harris Corporation

Lynn Allen
Harris Corporation

Mike McEachen
Orbital ATK


The Lynx Team is large and ever-growing.
Please email additions or corrections to
grant.tremblay@cfa.harvard.edu.

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