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Advisory Board


Tracy Grimm, Ph.D. (Academic year 2022-2023)

Associate Head of Archives and Special Collections and Barron Hilton Archivist for Flight and Space Exploration
Faculty Bio
Research Link

Briony Horgan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Planetary Science in the Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences
Faculty Bio
Research Website
Heather Marais

Karen Marais, Ph.D.

Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Associate Head for Undergraduate Education
School of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Professor of Mechanical Engineering (by courtesy)

Faculty Bio
Research Link
Marshall Porterfield, Ph.D.

D. Marshall Porterfield

Professor, Agricultural & Biological Engineering

Faculty Bio
Giant Leaps in Space Exploration News Article
Dr. Zahra Tehrani

Zahra Tehrani, Ph.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor & Director of the Research Mentorship Development Program and the Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Faculty Bio
Dr. Michelle Thompson

Michelle Thompson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Planetary Sciences

Faculty Bio
Laboratory Studies of the Evolution of Airless Planetary Surfaces Research
Dana Tulodziecki

Dana Tulodziecki, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Philosophy University
Faculty Scholar 2019-2024

Faculty Bio 
Research Link 
Dr. Lindsay Weinberg

Lindsay Weinberg, Ph.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor & Director of the Tech Justice Lab

Faculty Bio
Tech Justice Lab
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Gerald Whitaker

Director, Defense & Space Programs
Morgan State University