Los Alamos National LaboratoryCenter for Space and Earth Science
Part of the National Security Education Center

Advisory Board Members

High quality, cutting-edge science in the areas of astrophysics, space physics, solid planetary geoscience, and Earth systems


  • Director
  • Reiner Friedel
  • (505) 665-1936
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  • Professional Staff Assistant
  • Sarah Balkey
  • (505) 667-8777
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Name Expertise Institution
George Fuller Astrophysics UC San Diego
Brian O'Shea Astrophysics Michigan State University
Greg Taylor (Chair) Astrophysics University of New Mexico
Ken Minschwaner Earth Systems New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Don Wuebbles Earth Systems University of Illinois
Lang Farmer Geophysics University of Colorado
Karl Karlstrom Geophysics University of New Mexico
Kate Miller Geophysics University of Wyoming
Scot Elkington Space LASP/University of Colorado
Joe Giacolone Space University of Arizona
Anders Jorgensen Space New Mexico Tech
Elizabeth MacDonald At Large NASA Goddard Space Flight Center


Cathy Christoffersen SRO-CP
Julianna Fesseden-Rahn XTD-NTA
Markus Hehlen MST-7
Alexei Klimenko ISR-1
David Mascarenas NSEC-EI
Alexander Mueller C-CDE
Gene Peterson ADCLES