This map shows subject matter experts in NASA Science topics of planetary science, astrophysics, Earth science, and heliophysics. Experts can submit an application to be shown on this map. By volunteering, you can join us in our efforts to engage the public for various science engagement opportunities. When you sign up, your information will be put into a database, including this map, so when someone comes to the NASA Science website looking for an expert, he or she can find you and decide if your expertise is what they need for their engagement activities.

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Subject Matter Experts

92 result(s)

Christopher Edwards

Northern Arizona University

Area of Expertise: Mars Odyssey - Goal III (Geology)

Tom Duxbury

George Mason Univ.

Area of Expertise: Mars Express (MEX) - Mars Landing Site Geodesy/Cartography and (HRSC)Mars Express (MEX) - Phobos and Deimos (HRSC)

Brett Denevi

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab (JHU/APL)

Area of Expertise: Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) - Lunar Composition

Kevin Czajkowski

University of Toledo

Area of Expertise: Atmospheric Sciences and Remote Sensing

Joy Crisp


Area of Expertise: Curiosity - Mars geology, volcanology, igneous petrology, mineralogy, and geochemistry; MSL science; rover science operations

Joëlle Clark

Northern Arizona University

Area of Expertise: PLANETS educational outreach, MAST, MA - PI PLANETS

Russell Carpenter


Area of Expertise: MAVEN - Project engineering

Bruce Cantor

Malin Space Science Systems (MSSS)

Area of Expertise: MRO - MARCI/CTX (climate)

Sanlyn Buxner

Planetary Science Science Institute

Area of Expertise: CosmoQuest: Education and Administrative QuestionsEarth, Meteorites, Moon | LRO | Education/Public Outreachhuman engagement research, meta-evaluation, evaluation, education research, formal education, informal education

Debra Buczkowski

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab (JHU/APL)

Area of Expertise: MRO - CRISM (geology)