Institute of Meteoritics Personnel

Click on the linked names below to reach details about each individual staff member.


Research Staff

Carl B. Agee, Director

Aaron Bell, Senior Research Scientist II

Horton E. Newsom, Senior Research Scientist III

Peter Olson, Visiting Research Staff

James J. Papike, Research Professor

Paula Polyak Provencio, Research Specialist

Charles K. "Chip" Shearer, Jr., Senior Research Scientist III

Steve Simon, Senior Research Scientist III

Michael N. Spilde, Research Scientist III

Jin Zhang, Senior Research Scientist III

Karen Ziegler, Senior Research Scientist III


Meteorite Museum and Collection

Carl B. Agee, Curator


Administrative Staff

Shannon Clark, Program Manager

Beth Ha, Administrative Assistant II


Graduate Students

Zachary Gallegos

Mya Habermann

Ryan Jackson

Zoltan Vaci



Group photo, 2008. Click for full size version.

Previous years: 2007, 2006, 2004, 2003, 2002