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Discover some of the exceptional people at Ames
November 1, 2013
Paul Agnew Paul Agnew

Chief Financial Officer

Louis Allamandola Louis Allamandola

Internationally-acclaimed scientist

Natalie Batalha Natalie Batalha

Co-investigator for NASA's Kepler mission

Sharmila Bhattacharya Sharmila Bhattacharya

Sharmila Bhattacharya, of the Space Biosciences Division, holds master’s and doctorate degrees in molecular biology from Princeton University and has conducted post-doctoral research in neurobiology at Stanford University.

Michael Bloem Michael Bloem

As an expert in control theory and optimization, he has applied these tools to air traffic flow management and anticipates studying the economics of safely changing the national airspace configuration.

Bill Borucki William Borucki

Principal Investigator for NASA's Kepler mission

John Boyd John W. Boyd

NASA Ames Senior Advisor to the Center Director

Richard Boyle Richard D. Boyle

Boyle has worked on a variety of projects including neurosciences, computer vision and simulation, robotic control systems, radiological imaging, educational outreach, and mentoring graduate and medical students and postdoctoral fellows.

Karen Bradford Karen Bradford

Ames' Bradford A Lifelong NASA Fan

Carol Carroll Carol Carroll

NASA Manager Followed a Non-Traditional Path

Anthony Colaprete Anthony Colaprete

Anthony Colaprete has worked on a variety of space projects ranging from sounding rocket and space shuttle flights, to micro and small satellites.

Patricia Cowings Patricia Cowings

Patricia Cowings, research scientist at Ames in the Human Systems Integration Division.

Heinz Erzberger Heinz Erzberger

NASA Engineer Helps Nation's Air Traffic Flow Smoothly.

Deborah L. Feng

Associate Center Director, Mission Support

Terry Fong Terry Fong

Ames Researcher Develops Robots to Explore Other Worlds

Jennifer Heldmann Jennifer Heldmann

Ever since my brief lesson on the solar system in the third grade, I have been interested in learning more about the planets.

John Hogan John Hogan

John Hogan is an environmental scientist in the Bioengineering Branch at NASA’s Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif., where he supports NASA’s Life Support and Habitation Systems Program.

Jon Jenkins Jon Jenkins

In the 1960s, two employees from NASA's Kennedy Space Center (KSC) met on a blind date. The couple eventually married and had twin identical boys ­ one of whom has grown up to be the lead for the data analysis group of NASA's Kepler Mission - Jon Jenkins of NASA's Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif.

Dave Korsmeyer's Biography Dave Korsmeyer

Director of the NASA Ames Engineering Directorate

Ames Researcher Develops Jing Li

Ames Researcher Develops "New Nose" for NASA

Timothy Lee Timothy Lee

Find Work You Enjoy in Life Advises Acclaimed NASA Scientist

Jack Lissauer Jack J. Lissauer

Jack Jonathan Lissauer is a space scientist in the Space Science and Astrobiology Division, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif. He is a science co-investigator on the Kepler space telescope mission.

Michael Marlaire Michael Marlaire

Michael Leon Marlaire is the director of the NASA Research Park at NASA’s Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif.

Jessica Marquez

A "Top Flight" Human Space Exploration Researcher.

Christopher McKay Chris McKay

Christopher McKay, a scientist at NASA Ames Research Center in California's Silicon Valley is second author of a technical paper that appears in the July 27, 2006, issue of the journal, Nature. The paper, "Methane drizzle on Titan," reports that liquid methane rains on the surface of Titan, a moon of Saturn.

Image of Meyya Meyyapan. Meyya Meyyappan

NASA Senior Scientist is Recognized for Advanced Nanotechnology Research

David Morrison David Morrison

David Morrison is the senior scientist at the Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI), where he participates in a variety of research programs in astrobiology -- the study of the living universe.

Yvonne Pendleton Yvonne Pendleton

A Lifetime Spent Studying the Stars, Searching for Answers

Leonhard Pfister

Choose Work You like with a Small Dose of Practicality.

Dan Rasky Dan Rasky

Dr. Rasky is an internationally recognized expert on advanced entry systems and thermal protection materials.

Debra Reiss-Bubenheim Debra Reiss-Bubenheim

Project Manager and Scientist in the Life Sciences Division at NASA Ames Research Center

Image of Orlando Santos. Orlando Santos

Power of Science Fascinates NASA Researcher

Jeffrey Scargle Jeffrey D. Scargle

Jeffrey D. Scargle studies high-energy astrophysics. He is a research astrophysicist in the Planetary Systems Branch, Astrobiology and Space Science Division at NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif.

Jeffrey Smith Jeffrey Smith

Chief, Space Biosciences Research Branch, NASA Ames Research Center

Tore Straume Tore Straume

Ames Chief Life Scientist Recognized for Radiation Breakthrough

Image of Imelda Terrazas-Salinas. Imelda Terrazas-Salinas

NASA Engineer Chases Her Dream, Achieves Career Success

Huy Tran Huy Tran

If you had asked, in 1969, what the probability would be of me someday working at NASA, I would have told you that it would be infinitely small. Let me tell you why.

Jonathan Trent Jonathan Trent

Ames Bioengineering Scientist Establishes GREEN Team

Dr. S. Pete Worden (Brig. Gen., USAF, ret.) is the NASA Ames Research Center Director. Simon "Pete" Worden

Center Director

Michael Wright Michael Wright

Michael Wright received his PhD from the university of Minnesota in 1997 in Aerospace Engineering.

Steven Zornetzer Steven Zornetzer

Associate Director

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