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CSST Directory

Leadership

Don Engel

Director of CSST

donengel@umbc.edu

Margo Young

Director of ESRA

mayoung@umbc.edu

Senior Research Scientists

Richard Arendt

Analyst: Hyman-Waters

Code 665: Observational Cosmology

Mehdi Benna

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 699: Planetary Environments

Kai-Wing Chan

Analyst: Tanabe

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

Robin Corbet

Analyst: Tanabe

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

David Glenar

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 693: Planetary Systems

John Krizmanic

Analyst: Tanabe

Code 661: Astroparticle Physics

James Thieman

Analyst: Hyman-Waters

Code 690: Solar System Exploration

Koji Mukai

Analyst: Tanabe

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

Tahir Yaqoob

Analyst: Tanabe

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

Associate Research Scientists

 

Joseph Adams

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

Thomas Barclay

Analyst: Hyman-Waters

Code 667: Exoplanets & Stellar Astrophysics

Antara Basu-Zych

Analyst: Tanabe

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

Sander Goossens

Analyst: Hyman-Waters

Code 698: Planetary Geology, Geophysics & Geochemistry

Kenji Hamaguchi

Analyst: Tanabe

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

Thomas Hams

Analyst: Hyman-Waters

IPA to SMD/Astrophysics Division at NASA Headquarters

Xiang Li

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 699: Planetary Environments

Jason Link

Analyst: Tanabe

Code 661: Astroparticle Physics

Kristin Madsen

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

Nestor Mirabal

Analyst: Tanabe

Code 661: Astroparticle Physics

Delphine Nna Mvondo

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 691: Astrochemistry

Roopesh Ojha

Analyst: Tanabe

Code 661: Astroparticle Physics

Katja Pottschmidt

Analyst: Tanabe

Code 661: Astroparticle Physics

Karwan Rostem

Analyst: Tanabe

Code 660: Astrophysics

Steven Sturner

Analyst: Tanabe

Code 661: Astroparticle Physics

Keisuke Tamura

Analyst: Tanabe

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

Panayiotis Tzanavaris

Analyst: Tanabe

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

Assistant Research Scientists and Assistant Research Engineers

Roser Juanola-Parramon

Analyst: Hyman-Waters

Code 667: Exoplanets & Stellar Astrophysics

Raul Riveros

Analyst: Tanabe

Code 660: Astrophysics

Giuseppe Cataldo

Analyst: Hyman-Waters

Code 665: Observational Cosmology

Analia Nilda Cillis

Analyst: Hyman-Waters

Code 665: Observational Cosmology

Anton Dorodnitsyn

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

Takayuki Hayashi

Analyst: Tanabe

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

James Hays-Wehle

Analyst: Tanabe

Code 660: Astrophysics

Kyle Helson

Analyst: Hyman-Waters

Code 665: Observational Cosmology

Rebekah Hounsell

Analyst: Hyman-Waters

Code 667: Exoplanets & Stellar Astrophysics

Bernard Kelly

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 663: Gravitational Astrophysics

Sibasish Laha

Analyst: Tanabe

Code 661: Astroparticle Physics

Yuni Lee

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 699: Planetary Environments

Amy Lien

Analyst: Tanabe

Code 660: Astrophysics

Antoine Miniussi

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

Norberto Romanelli

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 695: Planetary Magnetospheres

Kazuhiro Sakai

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

Kenichi Sakai

Analyst: Tanabe

Code 661: Astroparticle Physics

Jacob Smith

Analyst: Tanabe

Code 661: Astroparticle Physics

Nicholas Wakeham

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

Anna Zajczyk

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

Postdoctoral Research Associates

Rozenn Boissay-Malaquin

Analyst: Tanabe

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

Nicholas Cannady

Analyst: Tanabe

Code 661: Astroparticle Physics

Ruslan Hummatov

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

Nazma Islam Syeda

Analyst: Tanabe

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

Jordan Kendall

Analyst: Hyman-Waters

Code 698: Planetary Geology, Geophysics & Geochemistry

Ramin Lolachi

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 693: Planetary Systems

Michela Negro

Analyst: Tanabe

Code 661: Astroparticle Physics

Rishi Paudel

Analyst: Hyman-Waters

Code 667: Exoplanets & Stellar Astrophysics

Phillip Phipps

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 695: Planetary Magnetospheres

Janeth Valverde

Analyst: Tanabe

Code 661: Astroparticle Physics

Vishnu Viswanathan

Analyst: Hyman-Waters

Code 698: Planetary Geology, Geophysics & Geochemistry

Faculty Research Assistants

 

Sophie Beaumont

Analyst: Lucadamo

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

Peter Braunschweig
Analyst: Tanabe

Code 661: Astroparticle Physics

Scott T Wieman

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.

Stefano Bertone

Visiting Assistant Research Scientist

Analyst: Hyman-Waters

Code 698: Planetary Geology, Geophysics & Geochemistry

Kaur Kullman

Visiting Faculty Research Assistant

Roy Prouty

Director of the
UMBC Observatory

Toshiki Sato

Visiting Postdoctoral Research Associate

Analyst: Tanabe

Code 662: X-ray Astrophysics

 

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

Pam Deal

Administrative Assistant

pamdeal@umbc.edu
410-455-3832

Camilla Hyman

Business Manager

hyman1@umbc.edu
410-455-8027

Dave Lucadamo

Business Specialist

lucadamo@umbc.edu
410-455-5996

Catherine Manalansan

Executive Administrative Assistant I

cmanalan@umbc.edu
410-455-8812

Kevin Mooney

Specialist

kmooney@umbc.edu
410-455-8899

Paula Tanabe

Business Specialist

ptanabe@umbc.edu
410-455-6329