Planetary Science

Planetary Science involves the remote study of planetary and celestial bodies using telescopic, satellite, lander, and rover data as well as laboratory analysis using recovered extra-terrestrial materials like meteorites. Our aim is to understand the formation of our Solar System and the geologic structure and evolution of the planets.

For more about our research specialties, visit the Research Overview.


Name Job Title Email
Alain Plattner Assistant Professor
Kimberly Genareau Associate Professor
Graduate Program Director
Field Course Director