Gold Science Team

Leadership

Principal Investigator: Dr. Richard Eastes, University of Central Florida/Florida Space Institute (UCF/FSI)
Deputy Principal Investigator: Dr. William McClintock, University of Colorado Boulder/Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (CU/LASP)

Members of the GOLD science team gather with the instrument in a LASP clean room on December 1, 2016, just after the instrument went through its pre-ship review ahead of shipment to Airbus Defence and Space in Toulouse, France. (Courtesy LASP)

Members of the GOLD science team gather with the instrument in a LASP clean room on December 1, 2016, just after the instrument went through its pre-ship review ahead of shipment to Airbus Defence and Space in Toulouse, France. (Courtesy LASP)

Project Manager: Mr. Rory Barrett, CU/LASP
Deputy Project Manager: Mr. Matthew King, CU/LASP
Project Scientist: Dr. Alan Burns, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)
Mission Scientist: Dr. Sarah Jones, NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC)
Mission Manager: Ms. Joyce King, GSFC
Program Scientist: Dr. Elsayed Talaat, National Aeronautics and Space Administration Headquarters (NASA HQ)
Project Coordinator: Dr. Andrey Krywonos, UCF/FSI

Co-Investigators 

Dr. David Anderson, CU/LASP
Dr. Laila Andersson, CU/LASP
Dr. Mihail Codrescu, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Dr. Robert Daniell, Ionospheric Physics
Dr. Scott England, Virginia Tech (VT)
Mr. Scott Evans, Computational Physics, Inc. (CPI)
Dr. James Harvey, UCF/College of Optics and Photonics
Dr. Jerry Lumpe, CPI
Dr. Arthur Richmond, UCAR
Dr. David Rusch, CU/LASP
Dr. Oswald Siegmund, UCB/SSL
Dr. Stanley Solomon, UCAR
Dr. Thomas Woods, CU/LASP
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Collaborators 

Dr. Arve Aksnes, University of Bergen
Dr. Scott Budzien, Naval Research Laboratory (NRL)
Dr. Kenneth Dymond, NRL
Dr. Frank Eparvier, CU/LASP
Dr. Carlos Martinis, Boston University
Dr. Jens Oberheide, Clemson University

Project Leads

Systems Engineer: Dr. Susan Batiste, CU/LASP
Science Operations Center Manager: Ms. Karen Bryant, CU/LASP
Science Data Center Lead: Dr. Hassan Foroosh, UCF
Algorithm Manager: Dr. Jerry Lumpe, CPI
Communications Lead: Mr. Tom Mason, CU/LASP
Flight Assurance: Mr. Trent Taylor, CU/LASP