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Scroll down the entire list below, starting with Astrophysics and moving through each Division, or jump to the Division of choice through the links at the top of the table. Cant find a person or a program on the list below? Please contact the R&A Lead of the relevant Division or contact the Science Mission Directorate R&A Lead Max Bernstein at max.bernstein@nasa.gov or Deputy R&A Lead Christina Richey at christina.r.richey@NASA.gov.

Astrophysics | Earth Science | Cross Division | Heliophysics | Planetary Science

 

Astrophysics Programs, Focus Area or Role Program Officer E-mail
(@nasa.gov)
Phone
Astrophysics R&A Lead Linda Sparkelinda.s.sparke 202-358-7335
Astrophysics Data Analysis (ADAP) Doug Hudginsdouglas.m.hudgins 202-358-0988
Astrophysics Research and Analysis (APRA) Michael Garciamichael.r.garcia 202-358-1053
Particle Astrophysics Vernon Jones w.vernon.jones 202-358-0885
Fundamental Physics Vernon Jones w.vernon.jones 202-358-0885
Gamma-ray Astrophysics Stefan ImmlerStefan.M.Immler 202-358-0615
X-ray Astrophysics Louis Kaluzienski louis.j.kaluzienski 202-358-0365
Ultraviolet and Visible Astrophysics Michael Garciamichael.r.garcia 202-358-1053
Infrared, Submillimeter, and Radio Astrophysics Kartik Sheth kartik.sheth 202-358-4805
Laboratory Astrophysics Doug Hudginsdouglas.m.hudgins 202-358-0988
Astrophysics Theory (ATP) Keith MacGregor keith.b.macgregor 202-358-2463
Swift Guest Investigator Martin Still martin.still 202-358-4462
Suzaku Guest Investigator Stefan ImmlerStefan.M.Immler 202-358-0615
Fermi Guest Investigator Keith McGregor keith.b.macgregor 202-358-2463
Kepler Mission related programs Thomas Barclay keplergo@mail.arc.nasa.gov 650-604-3560
Nancy Grace Roman Technology Fellowships (RTF) Bill Lightsey bill.lightsey 202-306-0365
WFIRST Preparatory Science Dominic Benford dominic.j.benford 301-286-8771
SOFIA Third Generation Science Instrument Hashima Hasan nasa-sofia-po@mail.nasa.gov 202-358-0692
Strategic Astrophysics Technology (see 3 Technology Development for... programs below)
Technology Development for Exoplanet Missions Doug Hudginsdouglas.m.hudgins 202-358-0988
Technology Development for Cosmic Origins Mario Perez mario.perez 202-358-1535
Technology Development for Physics of the Cosmos Rita Sambrunarita.m.sambruna 202-358-2166
Euclid (NASA participation) Linda Sparkelinda.s.sparke 202-358-7335
High Energy Astrophysics (Gamma Rays/X-rays) Louis Kaluzienski
Wilton Sanders
louis.j.kaluzienski
wilton.t.sanders
202-358-0365
202-358-1319
NuSTAR Guest Observer Program Craig Markwardt
Louis Kaluzienski
craig.markwardt
louis.j.kaluzienski
301-286-1506
202-358-0365
WFIRST Science Investigation Teams Dominic Benford Dominic.Benford 202-358-1261
ASTRO-H Guest Observer Program Louis Kaluzienski louis.j.kaluzienski 202-358-0365

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Earth Science Programs, Focus Area or Role Program Officer E-mail
(@nasa.gov)
Phone
Research      
Earth Science R&A Lead Jack Kayejack.kaye 202-358-2559
Rapid Response and Novel Research in Earth Science Laura Lorenzoni laura.lorenzoni 202 358-0917
Earth Science U.S. Participating Investigator (Earth Science USPI) Richard Eckmanrichard.s.eckman 202-358-2567
-- Carbon Cycle & Ecosystems (CCE) --
Carbon Cycle & Ecosystems (CCE) - Focus Area Lead Paula Bontempi
Kathy Hibbard
paula.s.bontempi
kathleen.a.hibbard

202-358-1508
202.358.0682

Carbon Cycle/Ecosystems Paula Bontempipaula.s.bontempi 202-358-1508
Land Cover/Land Use Change Garik Gutmangarik.gutman 202-358-0276
Carbon Cycle Science Paula Bontempipaula.s.bontempi 202-358-1508
Carbon Monitoring System Kenneth Jucks
Kathy Hibbard
kenneth.w.jucks
kathleen.a.hibbard
202-358-0476
202.358.0682
Terrestrial Ecology Hank Margolis
Kathy Hibbard
hank.a.margolis
kathleen.a.hibbard
202.358.4760
202.358.0682
Terra and Aqua Paula Bontempipaula.s.bontempi 202-358-1508
Ocean Biology and Biogeochemistry Paula Bontempipaula.s.bontempi 202-358-1508
Climate and Biological Response Woody Turnerwoody.turner 202-358-1662
Biodiversity Woody Turnerwoody.turner 202-358-1662
HyspIRI Preparatory Activities Using Existing Imagery Woody Turnerwoody.turner 202-358-1662
-- Climate Variability & Change (CVC) --
Modeling, Analysis, and Prediction David Considinedavid.b.considine 202-358-2277
Climate Variability & Change (CVC) - Focus Area Lead Eric Lindstromeric.j.lindstrom 202-358-4540
Physical OceanographyEric Lindstromeric.j.lindstrom 202-358-4540
Ocean Surface Topography Science TeamEric Lindstromeric.j.lindstrom 202-358-4540
Cryosphere Science Thomas Wagnerthomas.wagner 202-358-4682
ICESat-II Science Definition Team Thomas Wagnerthomas.wagner 202-358-4682
IceBridge Research Thomas Wagnerthomas.wagner 202-358-4682
Earth System Modeling David Considinedavid.b.considine 202-358-2277
Space Archaeology Craig Dobsoncraig.dobson 202-358-0254
Ocean Winds Science TeamEric Lindstromeric.j.lindstrom 202-358-4540
Ocean Salinity Science TeamEric Lindstromeric.j.lindstrom 202-358-4540
Science Definition Team for the CLARREO Mission Kenneth Juckskenneth.w.jucks 202-358-0476
Suomi NPP Science Team Paula Bontempipaula.s.bontempi 202-358-1508
Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT)  Science Team Eric Lindstromric.j.lindstrom 202-358-4540
-- Water and Energy Cycle (WEC) --
Water and Energy Cycle (WEC) - Focus Area Lead Jared Entin jared.k.entin 202-358-0275
NASA Energy and Water Cycle Study Jared Entin jared.k.entin 202-358-0275
Terrestrial Hydrology Jared Entin jared.k.entin 202-358-0275
Atmospheric Dynamics Ramesh Kakarramesh.k.kakar 202-358-0240
Soil Moisture Active-Passive (SMAP) Science Definition Team Jared Entin jared.k.entin 202-358-0275
-- Atmospheric Composition (AC) --
KORUS-AQ: An International Cooperative Air Quality Field Study in Korea Hal Maringhal.maring 202-358-1679
Upper Atmospheric Composition Observations Kenneth Juckskenneth.w.jucks 202-358-0476
Atmospheric Composition: Aura Science Team Kenneth Jucks
Hal Maring
kenneth.w.jucks
hal.maring
202-358-0476
202-358-1679
Atmospheric Composition Mid-latitude Airborne Cirrus Properties Experiment (MACPEX) Hal Maringhal.maring 202-358-1679
Atmospheric Composition Modeling & Analysis (ACMAP) Richard Eckmanrichard.s.eckman 202-358-2567
Atmospheric Composition: Science Advisory Group for the Glory Mission Hal Maringhal.maring 202-358-1679
Atmospheric Composition: Tropical photochemistry and Aerosol Airborne
Campaign
Kenneth Juckskenneth.w.jucks 202-358-0476
Tropospheric Chemistry: Arctic Research of the Composition of the Troposphere from Aircraft and Satellites (ARCTAS) Barry L. Leferbarry.lefer@nasa.gov 202.358.3857
Atmospheric Chemistry Modeling and Analysis David Considinedavid.b.considine 202-358-2277
Upper Atmosphere Research Kenneth Juckskenneth.w.jucks 202-358-0476
Atmospheric Radiation Hal Maringhal.maring 202-358-1679
OCO Science Team Kenneth Juckskenneth.w.jucks 202-358-0476
CloudSat and CALIPSO Science Team David Considinedavid.b.considine 202-358-2277
-- Earth Surface and Interior (ESI) --
Earth Surface and Interior (ESI) - Focus Area Lead Ben Phillipsben.phillips@nasa.gov 202-358-5693
Earth Surface and Interior Ben Phillipsben.phillips@nasa.gov 202-358-5693
Geodetic Imaging Craig Dobsoncraig.dobson 202-358-0254
NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR) Craig Dobsoncraig.dobson 202-358-0254
Space Geodesy Ben Phillipsben.phillips 202-358-5693
Gravity Recovery And Climate Experiment (GRACE) Lucia Tsaoussi lucia.s.tsaoussi 202-358-4471
Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) Ben Phillipsben.phillips 202-358-5693
-- Interdisciplinary Science --      
Satellite Calibration Interconsistency Studies Lucia Tsaoussi Lucia.S.Tsaoussi 202-358-4471
Interdisciplinary Research in Earth Science: Subelement 1 Tom Wagner
Eric Lindstrom
thomas.wagner
eric.lindstrom
202-358-4682
202-358-4540
Interdisciplinary Research in Earth Science: Subelement 2 Garik Gutmangarik.gutman 202-358-0276
Remote Sensing Theory Lucia Tsaoussi Lucia.S.Tsaoussi 202-358-4471
-- Weather --
Focus Area Lead for Weather Ramesh Kakarramesh.k.kakar 202-358-0240
Hurricane Science Ramesh Kakarramesh.k.kakar 202-358-0240
Wind Lidar Science Ramesh Kakarramesh.k.kakar 202-358-0240
Precipitation Science Ramesh Kakarramesh.k.kakar 202-358-0240
Precipitation Measurement Missions (PMM) Ramesh Kakarramesh.k.kakar 202-358-0240
Applied Science      
-- Applications --
Socioeconomic Benefits Lawrence Friedl
Kathy Carroll
lfriedl
kathryn.a.carroll
202-358-1599
202-358-2264
Impacts of Climate Variability and Change on NASA Centers and Facilities Jack Kaye
Cynthia Rosenzweig
jack.kaye
cynthia.e.rosenzweig
202-358-2559
212-678-5562
Decision Support Through Earth Science Research Results Lawrence Friedl
Kathy Carrol
lfriedl
kathryn.a.carroll
202-358-1599
202-358-2264
Applications Focus Area Lead Lucien Cox elbert.l.cox 202-358-2164
Fire Woody Turnerwoody.turner 202-358-1662
Disaster David Green david.s.green 202-358-0032
Weather, Public Health & Air Quality John Haynes jhaynes 202-358-4665
Water Resources Bradley Doornbradley.doorn 202-358-2187
Agricultural Efficiency, Ecological Forecasting Woody Turnerwoody.turner 202-358-1662
Energy Management Richard Eckmanrichard.s.eckman 757-864-5822
-- Project Offices --
SERVIR Woody Turnerwoody.turner 202-358-1662
-- Operations Manager --
Operations Manager Lucien Cox elbert.l.cox 202-358-2164
-- Cross Cutting Solutions --
Cross Cutting Solutions Lucien Cox elbert.l.cox 202-358-2164
Earth Science for Decision Making: Gulf of Mexico Region John Haynes jhaynes 202-358-4665
Technology
In-space Validation of Earth Science Technologies (InVEST) Pamela Millar pamela.s.millar 301-286-0016
High End Computing Tsengdar Leetsengdar.j.lee 202-358-0860
Airborne Science Bruce Tagg bruce.a.tagg 202-358-2890
Airborne Instrument Technology Transition Craig Dobsoncraig.dobson 202-358-0254
Accelerating Operational Use of Research data from the Terra, Aqua, and ACRIMSAT Satellites Tsengdar Lee
Paula Bontempi
tsengdar.j.lee
paula.s.bontempi
202-358-0860
202-358-1508
Advanced Information Systems Technology Michael M Little m.m.little 301-286-7404
Advanced Component Technology Joe Famiglietti joseph.famiglietti 301-286-1833
Instrument Incubator Parminder Ghuman p.ghuman 301-286-8001
NASA Data for Operation and Assessment (AOURD) Tsengdar Leetsengdar.j.lee 202-358-0860
Computational Modeling Algorithms and Cyberinfrastructure Tsengdar Leetsengdar.j.lee 202-358-0860
Data      
Advancing Collaborative Connections for Earth System Science Kevin Murphy kevin.j.murphy 202-358-3042
Making Earth System Data Records for Use in Research Environments Lucia Tsaoussi Lucia.S.Tsaoussi 202-358-4471
EPO      
New Investigator Program in Earth Science Ming-Ying Weimwei 202-358-0771
Policy      
Data Right and Related Issues Michael Goodman michael.goodman 202-358-1301

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Cross Division Program Name Program Officer E-mail
(@nasa.gov)
Phone
SMD Science Education Lead Kristen Erickson kristen.erickson 202-358-1017
NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF): Earth Science Ming-Ying Weimwei 202-358-0771
NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF): Space Science Dolores Holland hq-nessf-Space 202-358-0734
Topical Workshops, Symposia, & Conferences Max Bernsteinmax.bernstein 202-358-0879
Exoplanet Research Program Mario Perez
Martin Still
Christina Richey
mario.perez
martin.still

christina.r.richey
202-358-1535
202-358-4462
202-358-2206
Origins of Solar Systems (OSS)

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Heliophysics Programs, Focus Area or Role Program Officer E-mail
(@nasa.gov)
Phone
Heliophysics R&A Lead Arik Posner arik.posner 202-358-0727
Heliophysics Supporting Research: Sun and Heliosphere Arik Posner arik.posner 202-358-0727
Heliophysics Supporting Research: Ionosphere-Thermosphere-Mesosphere Elsayed Talaat elsayed.r.talaat 202-358-3804
Heliophysics Technology and Instrument Development for Science Dan Moses dan.moses 202-358-0558
Heliophysics Guest Investigators William R. Paterson william.r.paterson 202-358-0991
Magnetospheric Multiscale Guest Investigators William R. Paterson william.r.paterson 202-358-0991
Open Data-Development Element William Paterson william.r.paterson 202-358-0991
Van Allen Probes/BARREL Mona Kessel mona.kessel 202-358-0064
IRIS H-GI Jeffrey Newmark jeffrey.newmark 202-358-0684
Heliophysics Grand Challenges Research Mona Kessel mona.kessel 202-358-0064
Heliophysics Living With a Star Science Jeff Morrill jeff.s.morrill 202-358-3744
Heliophysics Data Environment Enhancements

Jeffrey Hayes

Aaron Roberts

jhayes

aaron.roberts

202-358-0353

301-286-5606

Heliophysics U.S. Principal Investigator Elsayed Talaat elsayed.r.talaat 202-358-3804
Science Area      
Solar Jeffrey Newmark jeffrey.newmark 202-358-0684
Heliosphere Arik Posner arik.posner 202-358-0727
Magnetospheres Mona Kesselmona.kessel 202-358-0064
Ionospere - Thermosphere - Mesosphere Elsayed Talaat elsayed.r.talaat 202-358-3804
Heliophysics System Madhulika Guhathakurtamadhulika.guhathakurta 202-358-1992

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Planetary Science Programs, Focus Area or Role Program Officer E-mail
(@nasa.gov)
Phone
Planetary Science R&A Lead Jonathan Rall jonathan.rall 202-358-0780
Small Innovative Missions for Planetary Exploration (SIMPLEx) Doris Daou Doris.Daou-1 202-358-1686
Dynamic Power Convertors For Radioisotope Power Systems Salvatore Oriti
Melissa Merrill
salvatore.m.oriti
melissa.a.merrill
 
Hot Operating Temperature Technology Adriana Ocampo
Quang-Viet Nguyen
aco@nasa.gov
quang-viet.nguyen
202-358-2152
202-358-0218
Emerging Worlds Jeff Grossman
Tom Statler
jeffery.n.grossman
tom.s.statler

202-358-1218
202-358-0272

Solar System Workings Mary Voytek
Jared Leisner
Mitch Schulte
Tom Statler

mary.voytek-1
jared.s.leisner

mitchell.d.schulte
tom.s.statler

202-358-1577
202-358-2016
202-358-2127
202-358-0272
Habitable Worlds Mitchell Schulte
Mary Voytek
mitchell.d.schulte
mary.voytek-1
202-358-2127
202-358-1577
Planetary Data Archiving, Restoration, and Tools (PDART) Sarah Noble
Jared Leisner
Michael New

sarah.noble-1
jared.leisner

michael.h.new

202-358-2492
202-358-2016
202-358-1766
Lunar Data Analysis program (LDAP) Robert Fogel rfogel 202-358-2289
Solar System Observations Kelly Fast
Lindley Johnson
kelly.e.fast
lindley.johnson-1
202-358-0768
202-358-2314
Planetary Science and Technology Through Analog Research (PSTAR) Sarah Noble
Mary Voytek
sarah.noble-1
mary.voytek-1
202-358-2492
202-358-1577
Hayabusa2 Participating Scientist (PS) Program Tony Carro anthony.carro 202-358-0349
Dawn at Ceres Guest Investigator Program Michael Kelley michael.s.kelley 202-358-0607
Cosmochemistry Jeffrey Grossman jeffrey.n.grossman 202-358-1218
Sample Return Laboratory Instruments and Data Analysis Jeffrey Grossman jeffrey.n.grossman 202-358-1218
Laboratory Analysis of Returned Samples (LARS) Jeffrey Grossman jeffrey.n.grossman 202-358-1218
Dawn at Vesta Participating Scientist (DAVPS) Michael Kelleymichael.s.kelley 202-358-0607
Maven Participating Scientist Program Kelly Fastkelly.e.fast 202-358-0768
Outer Planets Research Jared Leisner jared.s.leisner 202-358-2016
Fellowships for Early Career Researchers Doris Daou doris.daou-1 202-358-1686
GRAIL Guest Scientist Program Robert Fogel rfogel 202-358-2289
Lunar Advanced Science and Exploration Research Robert Fogel, SMD rfogel 202-358-2289
Cassini Data Analysis Jared Leisner hq-cdap@mail.nasa.gov 202-358-2016
Discovery Data Analysis Thomas Statler thomas.s.statler 202-358-0272
Mars Data Analysis

Mitchell Schulte
Mary Voytek
Jared Leisner

mitchell.d.schulte
mary.voytek-1

jared.s.leisner
202-358-2127
202-358-1577
202-358-2016
Mars Science Lab Participating Scientist Program Michael Meyermichael.a.meyer@nasa.gov 202-358-0307
Planetary Instrument Concepts for the Advancement of Solar System Observations (PICASSO) James Gaier james.gaier 260-579-3442
Maturation of Instruments for Solar System Exploration (MatISSE) William Cook william.b.cook 202-358-0976
Astrobiology: Exobiology and Evolutionary Biology Michael Newmichael.h.new 202-358-1766
Planetary Protection Research Cassie Conleycassie.conley 202-358-3912
Astrobiology Science and Technology Instrument Development and Mission Concept Studies Michael Newmichael.h.new 202-358-1766
Astrobiology Science and Technology for Exploring Planets (ASTEP) Mary Voytekmary.voytek-1 202-358-1577
In-Space Propulsion Leonard Dudzinski leonard.a.dudzinski 202-358-2553
Carl Sagan and Larry Haskin Curt Nieburcurt.niebur 202-358-0390
Planetary Major Equipment Jeffrey Grossman jeffrey.n.grossman 202-358-1218
Near Earth Object (NEO) Lindley Johnsonlindley.johnson-1 202-358-2314
Messenger Mission Participating Scientist Program Ed Grayzeckedwin.j.grayzeck 202-358-0942
Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) Participating Scientist Program Ed Grayzeckedwin.j.grayzeck 202-358-0942
LADEE Guest Investigator Program Sarah Noblesarah.noble-1 202-358-2492
Moon and Mars Analogue Mission Activities (MMAMA) Sarah Noblesarah.noble-1 202-358-2492
Lunar and Planetary Science U.S. Participating Investigators (USPI) Lindley Johnsonlindley.johnson-1 202-358-2314
Radioisotope Power Systems Program Leonard Dudzinski Leonard.A.Dudzinski 202-358-2553

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