METHANESAT
TEAM
MethaneSAT brings together experts from some of the world’s most seasoned aerospace organizations in both the commercial and public -sectors, as well as leading experts in remote sensing and atmospheric sciences.
METHANESAT TEAM
TOM INGERSOLL
MethaneSAT Project Co-lead
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DR. STEVEN HAMBURG
MethaneSAT LLC Executive Manager MethaneSAT Project Co-lead Chief Scientist and Senior Vice President, Environmental Defense Fund
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ED IRVIN
MethaneSAT Project Director
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BOBBY FERRARO
Mission Operations Director
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DR. JOSHUA BENMERGUI
Senior Science Engineer
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JON COIFMAN
Senior Communications Director
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DAVID CRISP
Consultant
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PATRICIA DAVIS
Consultant
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LISA FULLERTON
Senior Manager
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DR. RITESH GAUTAM
Lead Senior Scientist
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ANTHONY HIMMELBERGER
Geospatial Analyst
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MADS O'BRIEN
Senior Geospatial Analyst
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DR. MARK OMARA
Scientist, Global Methane
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BRAD PETERSON
Consultant
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PETER VEDDER
Senior Director, Mission Systems
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DATA PLATFORM
To process and manage the enormous volume and sophisticated nature of data from the satellite, MethaneSAT is building a flexible, scalable data platform to serve as the heart of the mission.
TOM MELENDEZ
Senior Engineering Director, Data Products
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SASHA AYVAZOV
Back End Engineer
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EMMA BISHOP
Front End Engineer
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DAVID CALHOUN
Technical Lead, Front End Architecture
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CARLOS CERVANTES
Senior Back End Engineer
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CHRIS HAIRFIELD
Back End Software Engineer
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SUSAN KASPER
Senior Product Manager
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NICHOLAS LOFASO
Technical Lead, Processing Platform
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CORY MORTIMER MARTIN
Front-end Software Engineer
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KAT SUNDQUIST
Project Coordinator/Software Apprentice
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JUSTIN TYBERG
Senior Infrastructure Software Engineer
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Ivana Stevens
Senior Front End Software Engineer
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Marcus Russi
Back End Software Engineer
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SCIENTIFIC PARTNERS
MethaneSAT has engaged with Harvard University and the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory to design the scientific and technical approach, and to develop the data acquisition and analysis capability.
DR. STEVEN C. WOFSY
Professor of Atmospheric and Environmental Chemistry, Harvard University
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DR. KELLY CHANCE
Senior Physicist, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
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JU CHULAKADABBA
Graduate Student, Harvard University
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DR. JOHN E. DAVIS
Physicist, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
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DR. JONATHAN E. FRANKLIN
Research Associate, Harvard University
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DR. XIONG LIU
Research Scientist, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
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DR. BINGKUN LUO
Physicist, Harvard-Smithsonian Center of Astrophysics
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DR. CHRIS CHAN MILLER
Research Associate, Harvard University
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DR. SÉBASTIEN ROCHE
Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University
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DR. JENNA E. SAMRA
Instrument Scientist, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
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DR. MARYANN SARGENT
Research Scientist, Harvard University
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DR. AMIR H. SOURI
Research Scientist, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
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DR. KANG SUN
Assistant Professor of Environmental Engineering, University at Buffalo
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DR. JONAS S. WILZEWSKI
Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University
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ADVOCACY FOR THE METHANESAT PROJECT
Environmental Defense Fund will use data shared by MethaneSAT LLC to assist in advocacy around EDF’s goal to protect the climate by reducing global methane emissions.
FRED KRUPP
President, Environmental Defense Fund
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MARK BROWNSTEIN
Senior Vice President of Energy, Environmental Defense Fund
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EXPERT ADVISOR
To support the technical and scientific components of the project, we have enlisted some of the space industry’s most seasoned experts to serve on two advisory groups. They are helping to ensure the mission meets the highest scientific and technical standards.
STRATEGIC ADVISOR
TONY FADELL
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METHANESAT TECHNICAL ADVISORY GROUP
The Technical Advisory Group is focused on the design and fabrication of the overall MethaneSAT observatory.
BRYN DAVIS
Chair
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JIM AUSTIN
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STEVE BATTEL
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JONNY DYER
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DR. CHARLES ELACHI
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JOHN R. FRANK
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DR. DARREN GARBER
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DENNIS HEWITT
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DR. ANDY HOCK
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SHAUNAK KASHYAP
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MARK LANKTON
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DR. DAN MCCLEESE
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WILLIAM PREETZ
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DR. MAXIME RIZZO
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DIRK ROBINSON
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BARRY STARR
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DR. ION YADIGAROGLU
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METHANESAT SCIENCE ADVISORY GROUP
The Science Advisory Group provides guidance on MethaneSAT’s advanced methane measurement capabilities and data analysis.
DR. DAN MCCLEESE
Chair
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PROF. DR. ILSE ABEN
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DR. ANDRE BUTZ
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DR. BRIAN CONNOR
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DR. CHRISTIAN FRANKENBERG
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DR. DANIEL JACOB
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DR. JULIA MARSHALL
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DR. PAUL WENNBERG
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