Research Team

Jensine Andresen

Jensine Andresen

B.S.E. in Civil Engineering and School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University
M.A. from the Department of Anthropology, Columbia University
A.M. and Ph.D. from Committee on the Study of Religion, Harvard Faculty of Arts & Sciences
Gaspar Bakos

Gaspar Bakos

Professor, Department of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University
Principal Investigator, HATNet extrasolar planet search
Maya Burhanpurkar

Maya Burhanpurkar

Undergraduate student, Harvard College
Canada’s Top 20 Under 20
Founder, Adventus Robotics
Shelley Cheng

Shelley Cheng

Ph.D. student, Astronomy Department, Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
B.Sc, UCLA
Carol Cleland

Carol Cleland

Professor and Director, Center for the Study of Origins , University of Colorado Boulder
Affiliate, SETI Institute
Ph.D in philosophy, Brown University
Alex Delacroix

Alex Delacroix

Mechanical Engineer, Caltech Optical Observatory
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Commercial airplane pilot, Airframe mechanic
Mechanical Design and installation of the Gattini IR and UV telescopes and the ZTF Cryostat.
Steven Dick

Dr. Steven Dick

PhD, History and Philosophy of Science, Indiana University
Former NASA Chief Historian
Former Baruch S. Blumberg NASA/Library of Congress Chair in Astrobiology
Natasha Donahue

Natasha Donahue

Bachelor of Science, Athabasca University, Canada
Experience in science outreach, communication, and education at the University of Alberta, Canada