||Karen is a faculty member at the UH Institute for
Astronomy. Her research specialty includes comets and their relation to
the delivery of water to the inner solar system. She leads the NASA
Astrobiology Institute at the University of Hawaii (UHNAI), and has been a Co-I
on several space missions.
||Mike is an instructor in the Department of Physics and astronomy.
He's also excellent at running Starlab and planetarium shows.
||James is a UHNAI Postdoctoral Fellow specializing
in evolutionary biology, assessing how life selected the 20 amino acids out
of a possible chemical landscape of thousands. James is working with Stephen
||Trish is a UHNAI Postdoctoral Fellow with
expertise in the area of cosmochemistry and meteorites.
||Brendan is a SOEST Young Investigator who
specializes in impact cratering and instrumentation.
||Hsin-Fang is a UHNAI Postdoctoral Fellow
working on star formation with UHNAI faculty on the Big Island.
||Lydia is a UHNAI Postdoctoral Fellow working
with faculty in SOEST looking at Mars meteorites and working on the
problem of the origin of Earth's water.
||Jacqueline is a former UHNAI Postdoctoral Fellow
now working with Karen Meech on comets with a specialty in interstellar
||Jan is a former UHNAI Postdoctoral Fellow now
working with Karen Meech on main belt comets and discovering comets with
the Pan STARRS telescope on Maui.
||Timm is a former UHNAI Postdoctoral Fellow now
working with Karen Meech on comets. Timm is also a specialist in space
instrumentation, having worked on some of the Rosetta space mission experiments.
||Svetlana is a senior NASA Fellow working with the
UHNAI team at UH. She specializes in polarimetric studies for detecting
small amounts of trace gases in exoplanetary atmospheres.