Opening a Window of Discovery on the Dynamic Universe

The LSST Team

The effort to build the LSST is partnership between public and private organizations which is actively being supported and developed by more than one hundred astronomers, physicists, and engineers spanning the globe, who see the LSST as the next big leap in charting the heavens and probing nature's mysteries as well as seeing it as an exciting technological challenge and a new model for doing science with big data.

LSST Director
Steven Kahn, AURA/LSST & SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

LSST Deputy Director
Beth Willman, AURA/LSST & Steward Observatory

Chief Scientist
J. Anthony Tyson, University of California - Davis

Project Manager
Victor Krabbendam, AURA/LSST

Project Scientist
Zeljko Ivezic, University of Washington

Communications Manager
Suzanne Jacoby, AURA/LSST

Systems Engineering
Systems Engineering Manager, George Angeli, AURA/LSST
Systems Scientist, Chuck Claver, AURA/LSST

Education & Public Outreach
Project Manager, Suzanne Jacoby, AURA/LSST
Project Scientist, Tim Axelrod, University of Arizona

Camera
Project Manager, Nadine Kurita, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Project Scientist, Steve Ritz, University of California - Santa Cruz

Telescope & Site
Project Manager, Bill GresslerAURA/LSST
Project Scientist, Sandrine ThomasAURA/LSST

Data Management
Project Manager, Jeff KantorAURA/LSST
Project Scientist, Mario Juric, University of Washington
Project Engineer, Kian-Tat Lim, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

 

 

Financial support for LSST comes from the National Science Foundation (NSF) through Cooperative Agreement No. 1258333, the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science under Contract No. DE-AC02-76SF00515, and private funding raised by the LSST Corporation. The NSF-funded LSST Project Office for construction was established as an operating center under management of the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA).  The DOE-funded effort to build the LSST camera is managed by the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC). 


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