CYGNSS Mission Teams

CYGNSS Team Photos (click to enlarge)

Photo of CYGNSS Mission team in Pasadena, CA, Jan 2019
Pasadena, CA, Jan 2019
Photo of CYGNSS Mission team in Ann Arbor, MI, Jun 2018
Ann Arbor, MI, Jun 2018
Photo of CYGNSS Mission team 	at Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory, Miami, FL, Dec 2017
Miami, FL, Dec 2017
Photo of CYGNSS Science Team in Ann Arbor, MI, Oct 2015 Ann Arbor, MI, Oct 2015
Photo of CYGNSS Science Team in San Antonio, TX, Jan 2014 San Antonio, TX, Jan 2014
Photo of CYGNSS Science Team. Miami, FL, Feb 2013
Photo of CYGNSS Science Team. Ann Arbor, MI, Sep 2012

Project Team

  • Chris Ruf, UM (Principal Investigator)
  • Darren McKague, UM (Cal/Val Scientist)
  • Derek Posselt, JPL (Atmospheric Science Lead, Co-I)
  • Mahta Moghaddam, USC (Terrestrial Science Lead, Co-I)
  • Scott Gleason, UCAR (Instrument Scientist)
  • Rick Baker, UM (Business Manager)
  • Timothy Butler, UM (Science Operations Center Lead)
  • Jillian Redfern, SwRI (Mission Operations Center Lead)
  • William Wells, SwRI (Systems Engineer)

Science Team

  • Robert Atlas, NOAA/AOML (Co-Investigator)
  • Clara Chew, UCAR (Co-Investigator)
  • Maria-Paola Clarizia, Deimos Space UK Ltd. (Co-Investigator)
  • James Garrison, Purdue Univ. (Co-Investigator)
  • Andrew O’Brien, The Ohio State Univ. (Co-Investigator)
  • Stephen Katzberg, NASA Langley (ret.) (Co-Investigator)
  • Sharan Majumdar, Univ. of Miami (Co-Investigator)
  • Zhaoxia Pu, Univ. of Utah (Co-Investigator)
  • Valery Zavorotny, CIRES/CU (Co-Investigator)

Administrative Contact



NASA Ames Research Center
University of Michigan
Southwest Research Institute of Texas
Surrey Satellite Technology of Colorado