Academy Profiles

Heidi Beemer Heidi Beemer
Virginia Military Institute Lexington, VA
Chemistry
Principal Investigator: Nathalie Cabrol
Project: Mars Habitability and Life Potential Through Mission Data Analysis and Exploration of Terrestrial Analogs
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Elizabeth Blaber Elizabeth Blaber
University of New South Wales Sydney, Australia
Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
Principal Investigator: Eduardo Almeida
Project: The influence of Spaceflight Factors on Biological Function
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Alex Bogatko Alex Bogatko
University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MIL
Aero/Astro Engineering
Principal Investigators: Friedeman Freund and Gerald Temple
Project: Understanding Warning Signs before Major Earthquakes
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Laura Drudi Laura Drudi
McGill University Montreal, QC, Canada
Medicine
Principal Investigator:Richard Boyle
Project: Functional and Mechanistic Analysis of the Bystander Effect in the Nervous System
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Maxwell Fagin Maxwell Fagin
Vassar College Poughkeepsie, NY
Physics/Astronomy
Principal Investigators: Pete Worden and Al Weston
Project: Design of a low-cost Phobos Impactor Misson
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Andrea Gilkey Andrea Gilkey
University of Nebraska Lincoln, NE
Biological Systems Eng.
Principal Investigator: Robert McCann
Project: Intelligent Spacecraft Interface Systems (ISIS)
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Albert Jiminez Albert Jiminez
Columbia University New York, NY
Computer Engineering
Principal Investigator: Terry Fong
Project: Robotic Scouting for Lunar Surface Science
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Thibaut Miquel Thibaut Miquel
ISAE - SUPAERO Toulouse, France
Aero/Astro Engineering
Principal Investigator: Bill Borucki
Project: Kepler Space Telescope: The Search for New Worlds
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Kevin Newman Kevin Newman
University of Arizona Tucson, AZ
Optical/Mechanical Eng.
Principal Investigator: Peter Jenniskens
Project: Airborne and Ground-Based Observations of Natural and Artificial Meteors
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Sukrit Ranjan Sukrit Ranjan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Boston, MA
Physics
Principal Investigator: Nathalie Cabrol
Project: Mars Habitability and Life Potential Through Mission Data Analysis and Exploration of Terrestrial Analogs
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Corey Snyder Corey Snyder
University of West Virginia Morgantown, WV
Aero/Astro Engineering
Principal Investigators: Bill Warmbrodt and Larry Olson
Project: Advanced Rotorcraft Aeromechanics Research
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Theodore Steiner Theodore Steiner
University of Wisconsin Madison, WI
Mechanical Engineering
Principal Investigators: Bill Warmbrodt and Larry Olsen
Project: Advanced Rotorcraft Aeromechanics Research
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Donna Viola Donna Viola
University of Maryland Baltimore, MD
Astrobiology
Principal Investigator: Chris McKay
Project: Life on Mars: Past, Present and Future
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Veronica Wu Veronica Wu
University of California - San Diego San Diego, CA
Aero/Astro Engineering
Principal Investigator: Stephen Ellis
Project: Studies in Virtual Environments Human Information Processing Research Branch
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Heather Duckworth Heather Duckworth
Columbia University New York, NY
Astrophysics
Academy Staff Member
2009 NASA Ames Academy Alumni
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Jake Gamsky Jake Gamsky
University of Kentucky Georgetown, KY
Physics
Academy Staff Member
2009 NASA Ames Academy Alumni
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Dr. Douglas A. O'Handley Dr. Douglas A. O'Handley
Emeritus Director for the NASA Ames Academy for Space Exploration
NASA Ames Research Center
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Brad Bailey Brad Bailey
NASA Lunar Science Institute Staff Scientist and Deputy Director for the NASA Ames Academy for Space Exploration
NASA Ames Research Center
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Kristina Gibbs Kristina Gibbs
Section Manager for Lockheed Martin and Director for the NASA Ames Academy for Space Exploration
NASA Ames Research Center
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Liza Coe Liza Coe
Code V Program Director for the NASA Ames Academy for Space Exploration
NASA Ames Research Center
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Matthew Reyes Matthew Reyes
Exploration Solutions, Inc. Winter Park, FL
Biology and Astronomy
Academy Staff Member
Alumni of 2000 Ames Academy
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Desireemoi Bridges Desireemoi Bridges
Program Coordinator for the NASA Ames Academy for Space Exploration
NASA Ames Research Center
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