Dr. Vedad Kunovac

Exoplanets  PhD University of Birmingham, UK, 2021 Dr. Kunovac joined Lowell Observatory as a postdoctoral researcher in 2021. He completed a PhD at the University of Birmingham, UK, where he […]

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Dr. Christoph Keller

Natural Sciences PhD ETH Zürich, Switzerland, 1992 ckeller@lowell.edu928.259.5076 Christoph joined Lowell Observatory as the Director of Science in early 2022. His research expertise includes (exo-)planets, solar and stellar magnetic fields, […]

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Dr. Teddy Kareta

Planetary Science  PhD University of Arizona, 2021 Dr. Kareta joined the Lowell Observatory as a postdoc in 2021. His primary research interests are in understanding how the modern properties of […]

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Dr. Larry Wasserman

Planetary Science PhD Cornell University, 1973 Dr. Wasserman is the longest-tenured astronomer at Lowell Observatory, having begun working here in September 1974. As a graduate student at Cornell he worked […]

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Dr. Tim Ellsworth-Bowers

Astronomy PhD University of Colorado Boulder, 2014 As the LDT Support Astronomer, Dr. Dr. Ellsworth-Bowers develops and maintains documentation for observers, provides new-user observing support, organizes operational engineering tasks to […]

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Dr. Kaspar von Braun (Adjunct)

Stellar Astronomy PhD University of Michigan, 2002 The combination of interferometric and spectrophotometric data, along with trigonometric parallaxes, allows for model independent determination of physical stellar radii, effective temperatures, and […]

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Dave Schleicher

PhD, 1983, University of Maryland Dr. Dave Schleicher’s major research interests include the physical properties, chemical composition, and behavior of comets. He uses a variety of observational tools plus theoretical modeling […]

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Dr. Danielle Adams

Cultural Astronomy PhD University of Arizona, 2018 dadams@lowell.edu Dr. Adams is responsible for leading the strategic marketing and branding efforts of Lowell Observatory. She joined the Lowell staff in 2019 […]

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Dr. Wes Lockwood (Emeritus)

Planetary Science PhD University of Virginia, 1968 Dr. Lockwood joined Lowell Observatory in 1973 to work on a “Solar Variations and Atmospheric Transparency” project, an offshoot of the Observatory’s “Project […]

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Dr. Edward “Ted” Bowell (Emeritus)

Planetary Science D. ès Sci Université de Paris 6, 1973 Dr. Ted Bowell directed the Lowell Observatory Near-Earth-Object Search (LONEOS), which used a fully automated 59-cm Schmidt telescope at Anderson […]

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Dr. Otto Franz (Emeritus)

Stellar Astronomy PhD University of Vienna, 1955 Dr. Otto Franz was hired as an astronomer at Lowell in 1965 by Dr. John Hall, the Observatory’s fourth director. While he has […]

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Dr. Will Grundy

Planetary Science PhD University of Arizona, 1995 Dr. Grundy does spectroscopic, thermal, and imaging observations of outer Solar System bodies using numerous large ground- and space-based telescopes including Hubble, Keck, […]

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