STDT Membership

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Community Chairs of the STDT
Feryal ÖzelProfessor of Astronomy, University of Arizona
Alexey VikhlininDeputy Associate Director, High Energy Astrophysics Division, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Study Scientist and Member of the STDT
Jessica GaskinAstrophysicist, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

Members of the STDT
Steven AllenProfessor of Physics, Stanford University
Mark BautzAssociate Director, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Kavli Institute
W. Nielsen BrandtVerne M. Willaman Professor, The Pennsylvania State University
Joel BregmanProfessor of Astronomy, University of Michigan
Megan DonahueProfessor of Physics & Astronomy, Michigan State University
Zoltan HaimanProfessor of Astronomy, Columbia University
Ryan HickoxAssociate Professor of Physics & Astronomy, Dartmouth College
Tesla JeltemaAssistant Professor of Physics & Biological Sciences, UC Santa Cruz
Juna KollmeierAstronomer, Carnegie Institution for Science
Andrey KravtsovProfessor of Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of Chicago
Laura LopezAssistant Professor of Astronomy, The Ohio State University
Piero MadauProfessor of Physics & Biological Sciences, UC Santa Cruz
Rachel OstenAssistant Astronomer, Space Telescope Science Institute
Frits PaerelsProfessor of Astronomy, Columbia University
David PooleyAssistant Professor of Physics & Astronomy, Trinity University
Andrew PtakAstrophysicist, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Eliot QuataertThomas and Alison Schneider Professor of Physics, University of California Berkeley
Christopher ReynoldsProfessor of Astronomy, University of Maryland
Daniel SternNuSTAR Project scientist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Ex-Officio observers of the STDT
Terri BrandtNASA/Goddard Space Flight Center (acting PCOS Program Office Chief Scientist)
Daniel EvansNASA Headquarters (Lynx Program Scientist)
Robert PetreNASA/Goddard Space Flight Center (Chief, GSFC X-ray Astrophysics Laboratory)
Randall SmithSmithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (Athena Liaison)

International ex-officio observers of the STDT
Peter JonkerSRON & Radboud University Nijmegen (SRON appointee)
Brian McNamaraUniversity of Waterloo (CSA appointee)
Kirpal NandraMax Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics (DLR appointee)
Giovanni Pareschi INAF Brera Observatory (ASI appointee)
Arvind ParmarESTEC, Noordwijk (ESA appointee)
Gabriel PrattCEA Saclay (CNES appointee)
Makoto TashiroSaitama University (JAXA appointee)