Alastair Tait

Alastair is investigating potential habitats for microorganisms on Mars

    Alex Bevan

    Dr Alex Bevan is Head of Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences at the WA Museum

      Andy Tomkins

      Andy leads meteorite recovery expeditions to Australia's deserts.

        Brian O’Brien

        Professor Brian O’Brien orchestrated the only experiments to measure lunar dust on the Moon

          Christian J. Renggli

          Chris is studying volcanic gases on Earth and from the Moon

            Ellie Sansom

            Ellie is working on an automated system to determine orbits and mass of meteoroids from the Desert Fireball Network camera images

              Eriita Jones

              Eriita studies Mars environments through multivariate statistical analyses of remote sensing data, and thermal modelling.

                Frank Mills

                Frank is uncovering the chemistry of Venus' atmosphere

                  Fred Jourdan

                  Dr Fred Jourdan is Associate Professor and director of the Argon-Argon (40Ar/39Ar) noble gas laboratory at Curtin University since 2007

                    Graziella Caprarelli

                    Graziella is Associate Professor in Space Science at the University of South Australia

                      Gretchen Benedix

                      Gretchen is the lead on initial Mineralogy/ Petrology of the meteorites found by the Desert Fireball Network.

                        Hadrien Devillepoix

                        Hadrien Devillepoix is using the Desert Fireball Network to detect new discoveries in astronomy.

                          Helen Brand

                          Helen is a beamline scientist on the powder diffraction beamline at the Australian synchrotron.

                            Helen Maynard-Casely

                            Dr Helen Maynard-Casely is an instrument scientist for the WOMBAT high-intensity powder diffractometer at the Bragg Institute.

                              Jay Ridgewell

                              Jay Ridgewell is an Outreach Officer at Curtin University

                                Jon Paxman

                                Jonathan Paxman is a mechatronic engineer and works on the Desert Fireball Network team

                                  Jonti Horner
                                  Jonti Horner

                                  Dr. Jonti Horner is an astronomer and astrobiologist

                                    Jonty Marshall

                                    Jonty works on planet formation processes through links between stars, their attendant planets, and remnant dusty debris.

                                      Katarina Miljkovic

                                      Katarina Miljkovic is a planetary scientist with expertise in numerical and experimental impact physics.

                                        Lucy Forman

                                        Lucy's primary focus is detecting extralunar fragments in lunar soils collected on the Apollo 14 mission to the Moon

                                          Luke Daly

                                          Luke joined the Australian Desert Fireball Network in March 2013 to undertake his PhD as part of the sample analysis team.

                                            Marc Norman – SSERVI Australia Deputy Director

                                            Dr Marc Norman is Emeritus Fellow at The Australian National University in Isotope Geochemistry as well as the Executive Editor at Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta.

                                              Marion Anderson
                                              Marion Anderson

                                              Marion is a planetary geologist & first year coordinator at the School of Geosciences, Monash University

                                                Marion Grange
                                                Marion Grange

                                                Dr Marion Grange is a geologist and geochemist working on planetary material from the Moon and Mars.

                                                  Martin Cupak

                                                  Martin works on the Desert Fireball Network developing software and keeping things running.

                                                    Martin Towner

                                                    Martin is project manager of the Desert Fireball Network and a senior research fellow

                                                      Martin Van Kranendonk

                                                      Martin is a geologist and astrobiologist, working on some of the world’s oldest rocks and the record of life trapped therein

                                                        Nick Timms

                                                        Nick researches structural and microstructural geology and the shock deformation of minerals, particularly zircons

                                                          Noreen Evans

                                                          Noreen uses laser ablation ICPMS to better understand meteorites and event horizons

                                                            Penny King

                                                            Assoc Prof Penny King uses geochemistry and petrology to understand planetary processes.

                                                              Phil Bland – SSERVI Australia Director

                                                              Professor Phil Bland heads the Desert Fireball Network which aims to record, collect and extract orbits of meteorites

                                                                Rachel Kirby
                                                                Rachel Kirby

                                                                Rachel’s PhD focuses on the role of gas-solid-melt reactions in the formation of Early Solar System materials.

                                                                  Renae Sayers

                                                                  As the Outreach Officer for SSERVI Australia, Renae focuses on community and capacity building to raise the profile of Australian Planetary Science

                                                                    Renaud Merle
                                                                    Renaud Merle

                                                                    Renaud is an isotope geochemist and geochronologist in the Research School of Earth Sciences at the Australian National University.

                                                                      Rob Howie

                                                                      Robert's working on the Desert Fireball Network automated cameras

                                                                        Russell Boyce

                                                                        Professor Russell Boyce holds the position of Chair for Space Engineering at UNSW Canberra, where he leads the UNSW Canberra Space Research effort.

                                                                          Shannon McConachie

                                                                          Shannon's PhD, ‘Formation of Sulfates on a Dry Mars’, focuses on the impact formation of sulfates on Mars and the implications this has for the history of water on Mars

                                                                            Simon George

                                                                            Professor Simon George is working on the geochemical record of the early evolution of life and astrobiology

                                                                              Simon Ringer

                                                                              Professor Simon Ringer is a materials scientist specialising in the relationships between micro and nanostructure of materials

                                                                                Siobhan A. (Sasha) Wilson

                                                                                Siobhan (Sasha) uses the crystal chemical and isotopic information preserved within minerals to study biogeochemical element cycling at planetary surfaces

                                                                                  Steven Reddy

                                                                                  Steve Reddy is science leader of the Geoscience Atom Probe facility and is interested in micro- to nano-scale structural and geochemical processes recorded in meteorites and impacts.

                                                                                    Tara-Djokic
                                                                                    Tara Djokic

                                                                                    Tara is studying her Masters of Philosophy in early life and hydrothermal fluids in the Pilbara, Western Australia.

                                                                                      Tim Johnson

                                                                                      Dr Tim Johnson is interested in early Earth processes

                                                                                        Tracy-Rushmer
                                                                                        Tracy Rushmer

                                                                                        Tracy is Associate Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Macquarie University in Sydney.

                                                                                          Trent Jansen-Sturgeon

                                                                                          Trent Jansen-Sturgeon is using the Desert Fireball Network for satellite orbital determination and tracking.

                                                                                            Trudi Kennedy

                                                                                            Trudi is a geologist with a life-long interest in planetary science and astronomy.