SPHEREx Science Team

  • Current members (September 2022)
Name Institution Responsibility

Rachel Akeson

Caltech/IPAC

IPAC Lead

Matt Ashby

CfA

Interstellar ices pipeline and science; Photometric calibration

Dan Avner

Caltech/IPAC

Pipeline developer

Lindsey Bleem

ANL

Galaxy clusters

Jamie Bock

Caltech

Principal Investigator

Sean Bryan

ASU

Survey design team co-lead

Tzu-Ching Chang

JPL/Caltech

EBL mapping; Intensity mapping lead

Yi-Kuan Chiang

ASIAA

Cosmology, redshift measurement validation

Blake Chellew

UCI

EBL mapping

Ami Choi

Caltech

Cosmology, redshift pipeline, systematic effects

Sam Condon

Caltech

Instrument characterization

Asantha Cooray

UCI

Galaxy formation L4 lead

Brendan Crill 

JPL/Caltech

Pipeline architect

Ari Cukierman

Caltech

EBL

Olivier Doré

JPL/Caltech

Project scientist; Inflationary cosmology L4 lead

Darren Dowell

JPL

System scientist

Gregory Dubois-Felsmann

Caltech/IPAC

IPAC Pipeline systems designer

Tim Eifler

UA

Cosmology analysis

Andreas Faisst

Caltech/IPAC

IPAC Pipeline Scientist; High redshift quasars; Dust modeling

Candice Fazar

RIT

EBL pipeline

Tatiana Goldina

Caltech/IPAC

Pipeline developer

Salman Habib

ANL

Galaxy catalog simulations

Gregory Heaton Caltech Detector modeling

Chen Heinrich

Caltech

Cosmology analysis, bispectrum modeling

Shoubaneh Hemmati

Caltech/IPAC

 Cosmology analysis, redshit measurement, machine learning

Katrin Heitman

ANL

Galaxy catalog simulations

Chris Hirata

OSU

Cosmology analysis

Joseph Hora

CfA

Interstellar ices pipeline and science

Howard Hui

Caltech

Instrument characterization and pipeline

Woong-Seob Jeong

KASI

KASI Principal Investigator

Jae Hwan Kang

Caltech

Galaxy formation/EBL mapping pipeline

Davy Kirkpatrick

Caltech/IPAC

Brown dwarfs

Yosube Kobayashi

UA

Cosmology, Power spectrum modeling

Phil Korngut

Caltech

Instrument scientist

Elisabeth Krause

UA

Cosmology analysis

BoMee Lee

KASI

Cosmology, redshift measurement

Carey Lisse

JHU/APL

Solar system science

Dan Masters

Caltech/IPAC

Cosmology, redshift measurement, IPAC pipeline scientist

Phil Mauskopf

ASU

Survey planning; Galaxy clusters

Gary Melnick

CfA

Interstellar Ices L4 lead

Chi Nguyen

Caltech

Instrument characterization

Hien Nguyen

JPL

Instrument characterization

Karin Öberg

CfA

Ice science interpretation

Steve Padin

Caltech

Optical and Electrical Systems Manager 

Roberta Paladini

Caltech/IPAC

IPAC Pipeline scientist; Interstellar ices; ISM

Roger Smith

Caltech

H2RG implementation

Yong-Seon Song

KASI

Cosmology analysis

Teresa Symons

UCI

EBL

Harry Teplitz

Caltech/IPAC

IPAC data archive lead

Volker Tolls

CfA

Interstellar Ices pipeline and science

Steve Unwin

JPL

Astrophysics and V&V

Marco Viero

Caltech

Instrument characterization

Mike Werner 

JPL

Legacy survey science; Ice analysis

Roger Windhorst

ASU

JWST synergy

Yujin Yang

KASI

Ices science; Reference catalog lead

Mike Zemcov

RIT

Data analysis pipeline; EBL science

 

 

  • Past members
Name Institution Contribution

Joyce Byun

UA

Bispectrum modeling

Peter Capak

Caltech/IPAC

Redshift pipeline and astronomical synergies

Chang Feng

UCI

EBL modeling

Roland de Putter

Caltech/JPL

Cosmology forecasting

Yan Gong

UCI

EBL modeling

Milad Pourrahmani

Caltech/IPAC

Survey design, pipeline

Hooshang Nayyeri

UCI

EBL modeling and systematics