CSST Directory

Leadership

Don Engel

Director of CSST

donengel@umbc.edu

Analyst: Lucadamo

Margo Young

Director of ESRA

mayoung@umbc.edu

Senior Research Scientists

Joseph Adams

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

Richard Arendt

Analyst: Buker

Code 665: Observational Cosmology

Mehdi Benna

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 699: Planetary Environments

Kai-Wing Chan

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

Robin Corbet

Analyst: Buker

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

David Glenar

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 693: Planetary Systems

Koji Mukai

Analyst: Buker

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

Tahir Yaqoob

Analyst: Buker

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

Associate Research Scientists and Associate Research Engineers

Antara Basu-Zych

Analyst: Buker

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

Kenji Hamaguchi

Analyst: Buker

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

Thomas Hams

Analyst: Buker

IPA to SMD/Astrophysics Division at NASA Headquarters

Christina Hedges

Analyst: Buker

Code 667: Exoplanets & Stellar Astrophysics

Sibasish Laha

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 661: Astroparticle Physics

Nestor Mirabal

Analyst: Buker

Code 661: Astroparticle Physics

Katja Pottschmidt

Analyst: Buker

Code 661: Astroparticle Physics

Bindu Rani

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 661: Astroparticle Physics

Raul Riveros

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 660: Astrophysics

Steven Sturner

Analyst: Buker

Code 661: Astroparticle Physics

Keisuke Tamura

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

Panayitois
Tzanavaris

Analyst: Young/Laferriere

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

George Younes

Analyst: Buker

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

Assistant Research Scientists and Assistant Research Engineers

 

Rozenn Boissay-Malaquin

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

Nicholas Cannady

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 661: Astroparticle Physics

Analia Nilda Cillis

Analyst: Buker

Code 665: Observational Cosmology

Anton Dorodnitsyn

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

Fabrizio Gambini

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 693: Planetary Systems

Takayuki Hayashi

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

Kyle Helson

Analyst: Buker

Code 665: Observational Cosmology

Rebekah Hounsell

Analyst: Buker

Code 667: Exoplanets & Stellar Astrophysics

Roser Juanola-Parramon

Analyst: Buker

Code 667: Exoplanets & Stellar Astrophysics

Bernard Kelly

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 663: Gravitational Astrophysics

Jordan Kendall

Analyst: Buker

Code 698: Planetary Geology, Geophysics & Geochemistry

Yuni Lee

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 699: Planetary Environments

Kaur Kullman

Analyst: Lucadamo
Code 587: Science Data Processing

Ramin Lolachi

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 693: Planetary Systems

Jorge Martinez-Palomera

Analyst: Buker

Code 667: Exoplanets & Stellar Astrophysics

Jessica Noviello

Analyst: Buker

Code 693: Planetary Systems

Phillip Phipps

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 695: Planetary Magnetospheres

Kazuhiro Sakai

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

Nazma Islam Syeda

Analyst: Buker

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

Nhut Truong

Analyst: Buker

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

Vishnu Viswanathan

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 698: Planetary Geology, Geophysics & Geochemistry

Nicholas Wakeham

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

Youwei Yao

Analyst: Buker

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

Yukiko Yarnall

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 691: Astrochemistry

Haocheng Zhang

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 661: Astroparticle Physics

Postdoctoral Research Associates

Analyst: Lucadamo
Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics
Sam Atwood
Analyst: Buker

Code 693: Planetary Systems

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 698: Planetary Geology, Geophysics & Geochemistry

Gael Cascioli

Analyst: Lucadamo
Code 698: Planetary Geology, Geophysics & Geochemistry

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 663: Gravitational Astrophysics

Analyst: Buker

Code 699: Planetary Environments

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 661: Astroparticle Physics

Marie Henderson

Analyst: Buker

Code 698: Planetary Geology, Geophysics & Geochemistry

Noel Klingler

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 661: Astroparticle Physics

Ari Koeppel

Analyst: Buker

Code 693: Planetary Systems

Rachel Maxwell

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 695: Planetary Magnetospheres

Casey McGrath

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 663: Gravitational Astrophysics

Zachary Nasipak

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 663: Gravitational Astrophysics

Jennie Paine

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 665: Observational Cosmology

Analyst: Buker

Code 667: Exoplanets & Stellar Astrophysics

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics 

Analyst: Lucadamo
Code 698: Planetary Geology, Geophysics & Geochemistry

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 661: Astroparticle Physics 

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 691: Astrochemistry

Janeth Valverde

Analyst: Buker

Code 661: Astroparticle Physics

Gabriella Weiss

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 691: Astrochemistry

Faculty Research Assistants

Steven Bates

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 699: Planetary Environments

Joshua Fuhrman

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

Zakaria Jibrin

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 698: Planetary Geology, Geophysics & Geochemistry

Frédéric Séguin

Analyst: Buker

Code 691: Astrochemistry

Jay Vaidya

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 699: Planetary Environments

 

Other Members of CSST

The following members have titles and roles which do not fit the typical categories above.

Roy Prouty

Director of the
UMBC Observatory

Analyst: Young

 

Earth & Space Research Administration (ESRA)

ESRA manages the business activities of CSST and UMBC’s other NASA-oriented centers.

 

Margo Young

Director of ESRA

mayoung@umbc.edu
410-455-1764

James Hale

Assistant Director, ESRA

jhale4@umbc.edu
410-455-2573

Karlyn Buker
Analyst
kbuker1@umbc.edu

Amy Houghton

Communications Manager

amyh@umbc.edu
410-455-8899

Camilla Hyman-Waters

HR Business Manager/Analyst

hyman1@umbc.edu
410-455-8027

Judith Laferriere

Financial Business Manager/Analyst

jslaferr@umbc.edu
410-455-5829

Dave Lucadamo

Analyst

lucadamo@umbc.edu
410-455-5996

Catherine Manalansan

Executive Administrative Assistant I

cmanalan@umbc.edu
410-455-8812

Domonique Pitts

Business Services Specialist

dpitts@umbc.edu
410-455-3832

Paula Tanabe

Analyst

ptanabe@umbc.edu
410-455-6329