Collaborators

Name Contact
Anderson Scott

Scott Anderson

Research Areas: Planetary Instrumentation

Southwest Research Institute

scott.anderson@swri.org
Website

Awaya Jonathan

Jonathan Awaya

Research Areas: Specialty in characterizing unique genetic/biochemical pathways in bacteria and Identification/characterization of un-culturable microorganism from Hawaiian sediments

University of Hawai'i at Hilo

808-933-7658
awayaj@hawaii.edu
Website

Ceccarelli Cecilia

Cecilia Ceccarelli

Research Areas: Astrochemistry, Water in Circumstellar disks Collaborating with: Reipurth, Williams

Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de l'Observatoire de Grenoble

33 4 76 51 42 01
33 4 76 44 88 21
Cecilia.Ceccarelli@obs.ujf-grenoble.fr
Website

Steven Desch

Research Areas: Solar system formation

Arizona State University

steve.desch@asu.edu
Website

DiRuggiero Jocelyne

Jocelyne DiRuggiero

Research Areas: Extremophiles (psychrophiles), with interest in the microbial diversity of microorganisms in extreme environments, in the evolutionary mechanisms that drive genome alteration in response to environmental changes, and in the mo-lecular mechanisms of DNA repair and stress response. Working to create an astrobiology group at JHU and wants to collaborate with existing CAN teams.

127 Mudd Hall
Department of Biology
Johns Hopkins University
3400 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218-2685

410 516-8498
jdiruggiero@jhu.edu
Website

Donachie Stuart

Stuart Donachie

Research Areas: Microbial biogeochemistry

Department of Microbiology
University of Hawaii, Honolulu HI 96822

808-956-6452
808-956-5339
donachie@hawaii.edu
Website

Ehrenfreund Pascale

Pascale Ehrenfreund

Research Areas: Astrochemistry, interstellar Ices & organics (IR obs), cosmic dustCollaborating with: Owen, Meech, Kaiser

Leiden Observatory
P.O. Box 9513
2300 RA Leiden
The Netherlands

31 71527 5812
31 71527 5819
pascale@strw.leidenuniv.nl
Website

Geppert Wolf

Wolf Geppert

Research Areas: Experiments on astrophysically relevant ion-eletron and radical neutrral reactions Molecular observations in the mm and submm region Collaborating with: Karen Meech

Department of Physics
University of Stockholm
Roslagstullbacken 21
S-10691 Stockholm
Sweden/Sverige

++ 46 8 5537 8649
++ 46 8 5537 8601
wgeppertr@hotmail.edu
Website

Hammer Julia

Julia Hammer

Research Areas: Volatile/Mineral Interactions at moderate pressures Collaborating with: Cowen, Mottl

Geology & Geophysics
1680 East West Rd.
Honolulu, HI 96822

808-956-5996
808-956-5512
jhammer@soest.hawaii.edu
Website

Hon Ken

Ken Hon

Research Areas: Volcanologist interested in basaltic volcanoes and large ash-flow caldera eruptions.

University of Hawai'i at Hilo

808-974-7302
kenhon@hawaii.edu
Website

Jedicke Robert

Robert Jedicke

Research Areas: Pan Starrs, asteroids, small solar system bodies Collaborating with: Jewitt, Meech, Kleyna

Institute for Astronomy
2680 Woodlawn Drive
Honolulu, HI 96822

808-956-9841
jedicke@ifa.hawaii.edu
Website

Lin Huei-Ting “Tina”

Huei-Ting “Tina” Lin

Research Areas: Biogeochemistry of the deep subseafloor crustal biosphere

Department of Oceanography
University of Hawaii

hueiting@hawaii.edu

Martin McCoustra

Research Areas: Laboratory Astrochemistry of Surfaces and Solids; Surface Kinetics and Dynamics of Gas-Grain Interactions; Formation and Processing of Ices in Interstellar, Cometary and Planetary Environments; Surface Analysis; Outreach Collaborating with: Meech and Kaiser

Department of Chemistry
School of Engineering and Physical Sciences
Heriot-Watt University
Riccarton
EDINBURGH, EH14 4AS
Scotland

+44 (0)131 451 4292
+44 (0)131 451 4292
m.r.s.mccoustra@hw.ac.uk
Website

Melchiorre Erik

Erik Melchiorre

Research Areas: Biosignatures, Isotope Geochemistry, Ore Deposit Biogeochemistry

California State University Geology Department
5500 University Parkway
San Bernardino, CA 92407 USA

909-537-7754
emelch@csusb.edu
Website

Misra Anupam

Anupam Misra

Research Areas: Raman techniques and astrobiology instrumentation

University of Hawaii
Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planetology
2525 Correa Road
Honolulu, HI 96822

808-956-5095
808-956-3188
anupam@hawaii.edu
Website

Parnell John

John Parnell

Research Areas: Organic matter in ices and other materials, impacts into ices Collaborating with: Karen Meech

Geofluids Research Group
Dept. of Geology & Petroleum Geology
University of Aberdeen
King's College
ABERDEEN AB24 3UE

+44 (0) 1224 273464
+44 (0) 1224 272785
j.parnell@abdn.ac.uk

Prialnik Dina

Dina Prialnik

Research Areas: Comet thermal models; Ice physics, evolution of small icy bodies and Mars Collaborating with: Meech, Jewitt

Tel Aviv University, 69978
Department of Geophysics & Planetary Sciences
Tel Aviv, Israel

972 3 6406051
972 3 6409282
dina@planet.tau.ac.il
Website

Sharma Shiv

Shiv Sharma

Research Areas: Instrumentation development for remote sensing and astrobiology

University of Hawaii
Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planetology
2525 Correa Road
Honolulu, HI 96822

808-956-8476/68181
808-956-3188
sksharma@soest.hawaii.edu
Website

Thomas Donald

Donald Thomas

Research Areas: Geochemistry, hydrology of geothermal systems Collaborating with: Meech, Jewitt

University of Hawaii at Manoa
Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planetology
1680 East-West Road, POST 602
Honolulu, HI 96822

808-956-6482
808-956-3188
dthomas@soest.hawaii.edu
Website

Thordarson Thorvaldur

Thorvaldur Thordarson

Research Areas: Volcanology

The University of Edinburgh
Charles Stewart House
Edinburgh EH1-1HT

+44 131 650 8526
+44 131 650 2147
tthordar@staffmail.ed.ac.uk
Website

Thorsteinsson Thorsteinn

Thorsteinn Thorsteinsson

Research Areas: Glaciology

Hydrological Service Division
National Energy Authority
Grensasvegur 9
IS-108 Reykjavik, Iceland

+354 569 6000
+354 568 8896
thor@os.is
Website

Vidali Gianfranco

Gianfranco Vidali

Research Areas: Astrochemistry: formation of molecules on dust grains in simulated interstellar medium and planetary environments Collaborating with: Kaiser, Meech

Syracuse University
Physics Dept., 201 Physics Bldg.,
Syracuse, NY 13244-1130

(315) 443-9115
gvidali@syr.edu
Website