Science Operations

Science Operations Team

The science operations team is a subset of the larger LBTO team that’s primary focus is the acquisition of science at the LBTO.  The Operations Team strives to advance our scientific understanding of the universe though the night time and daytime support of our users, through the work with our instruments and adaptive optics, and science produced.  Meet the team:


R. Mark Wagner Instrumentation Scientist and Head of Science Operations
John Hill Technical Director
Dave Thompson Instrument Support Astronomer
Olga Kuhn Instrument Support Astronomer
Barry Rothberg Instrument Support Astronomer
Al Conrad Associate Staff Scientist
Steve Ertel Adaptive Optics Scientist/LBTI Instrument Scientist
Jennifer Power Service Observer
Alexander Becker Service Observer
Andrew Cardwell Service Observer
Doug Miller Adaptive Optics Scientist
Greg Taylor Adaptive Optics Scientist
Juan Carlos Guerra Adaptive Optics Scientist
Steve Allanson Senior Observatory Support Associate
Josh Williams Observatory Support Associate
David Gonzalez Huerta Observatory Support Associate