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Here, in alphabetical order, are the members of the X-ray group at MSFC:

  • Wayne H. Baumgartner

  • ST12
  • (256) 961-7448
  • X-ray optics, X-ray polarimetry, X-ray detector development, X-ray calibration, IXPE, FOXSI Hard X-ray Solar Imager
  • Stephen D. Bongiorno

  • ST12
  • (256) 961-7852
  • X-ray optics, X-ray detector development, optical metrology, optical modeling, IXPE, X-ray astronomy
  • Chien-Ting Chen

  • USRA
  • (256) 961-7897
  • x-ray astrophysics, ART-XC, AGN and galaxy coevolution, Chandra, IXPE
  • Jacqueline M. Davis

  • ST12
  • (256) 961-7445
  • x-ray optics, opto-mechanical analysis, precision optical manufacturing
  • Steven R. Ehlert

  • Chandra Deputy Project Scientist
  • IXPE Project Scientist
  • ST12
  • (256) 961-7765
  • Chandra, ART-XC, IXPE, X-ray Astrophysics, Galaxy Clusters, AGN, X-ray Calibration
  • Jessica A. Gaskin

  • ST12
  • (256) 961-7818
  • x-ray interferometry, x-ray optics, detector development, Lynx, LEAP
  • Danielle Gurgew

  • USRA
  • (256) 961-7801
  • x-ray optics, thin-film coatings
  • Philip Kaaret

  • IXPE Principal Investigator
  • ST12
  • (256) 961-7316
  • X-ray polarimetry, ultraluminous x-ray sources, circumgalactic medium, x-ray detector development, small satellites
  • Jeff Kolodziejczak

  • ST12
  • (256) 961-7775
  • gravitational physics, Chandra, IXPE, x-ray optics, x-ray detector development, x-ray astronomy
  • Ioannis Liodakis

  • NASA Postdoctoral Program
  • (256) 417-7678
  • Multiwavelength polarization, blazars, TDEs, IXPE
  • Peter Maksym

  • ST12
  • (256) 961-7507
  • X-ray astrophysics, multi-wavelength astrophysics, supermassive black holes (AGN, TDEs) and their environments, Chandra, IXPE, X-ray mission concepts
  • Dylan Maurel

  • USRA
  • (256) 961-7871
  • IXPE software engineer
  • Steve L. O'Dell

  • Chandra Project Scientist
  • IXPE Deputy Principal Investigator
  • ST12
  • (256) 961-7776
  • Chandra, IXPE, x-ray spectroscopy, x-ray optics
  • Brian D. Ramsey

  • Emeritus
  • ST12
  • (256) 961-7784
  • IXPE, Chandra, x-ray optics, x-ray detector development, x-ray astronomy
  • Oliver Roberts

  • USRA
  • (256) 961-7407
  • Radiation detection, detector development, x-ray optics, optical metrology, astrophysical and geophysical transient science
  • Mary Lynne Saade (Lynnie)

  • USRA
  • X-ray astrophysics, AGN, X-ray binaries, IXPE
  • Srikanth Panini Singam

  • NASA Postdoctoral Program
  • X-ray optics, plating, modeling
  • Douglas A. Swartz

  • USRA
  • (256) 961-7855
  • Chandra, x-ray astrophysics, ultraluminous x-ray sources, Lynx, ART-XC, IXPE
  • Allyn Tennant

  • ST12
  • (256) 961-7871
  • Chandra, IXPE, galactic x-ray sources, astronomical data analysis software
  • Nick E. Thomas

  • ST12
  • (256) 961-7426
  • x-ray calibration, x-ray optics
  • Martin C. Weisskopf

  • NASA Chief Scientist for X-Ray Astronomy (Emeritus)
  • ST12
  • (256) 961-7798
  • Chandra, polarimetry, IXPE, x-ray detectors, x-ray optics

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