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.

Helpful Hints: Using this Map

To see subject matter experts from a specific area of NASA science, click the gray filter icon next to the text Subject Matter Experts. Click 'New Filter' in the pop up box and then select 'Division' from the Category drop down menu. You should see the categories populate in the pop up box. Deselect the ones you do not want to see and click OK. Click OK again to get rid of the box.

To go back to the filtering options to change the science division, click the gray filter icon again. In the pop up box, click 'Division'. Select the groups as desired.

Subject Matter Experts

95 result(s)

Katie Spellman

University of Alaska Fairbanks

Area of Expertise: Ecology, Phenology, Citizen science, Arctic, Boreal Forest

Magaly Koch


Area of Expertise: geology, hydrology, arid land geomorphology

Kevin Czajkowski

University of Toledo

Area of Expertise: Geographer; Remote Sensing, Atmospheric Sciences, Physical Geography

Tracy Ostrom

University of Berkeley

Area of Expertise: Environmental Management and Science Education

Brandon Lawton

Space Telescope Science Institute

Area of Expertise: Astrophysics