People

Faculty

Kennedy-Schelkunoff Professor and Chair of Astronomy

Darby Dyar's research seeks to understand the distribution of hydrogen and oxygen throughout our solar system, using Mössbauer, reflectance, Raman, synchrotron, and LIBS spectroscopies as well as advanced machine learning technique for data processing and interpretation. She has published more than 200 papers in scientific journals and has been supported by more than 30 grants from NASA and NSF totaling over $4.1 million in the past decade alone. She served as a Participating Scientist on the Mars Science Laboratory mission.

413-538-3073
217 Kendade and 417/418 Clapp Laboratory
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Thomas Burbine

Director of the Observatory
413-538-2240, 413-538-2114
213 Kendade
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Jason Young

Visiting Lecturer in Astronomy
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Staff

Sarah Byrne

Department Coordinator
413-538-2238
206 Kendade
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Research Associate in Astronomy
413-538-2240
213 Kendade
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Kate Lepore

Research Laboratory Manager
413-538-3527
221 Kendade
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Eli Sklute

Postdoctoral Researcher
413-538-3527
211 Kendade
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