IRIS

First Light Instrument for the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT)

Overview Science Cases Simulations Team

IRIS Team Members

IRIS is a multi-institutional collaboration from USA, Canada, China, India and Japan.

IRIS Active Science Team Members:

  • Maté Adamkovics (UC Berkeley)
  • Lee Armus (IPAC)
  • Aaron Barth (UC Irvine)
  • Jeffrey Cooke (Swinburne)
  • Pat Coté (NRC Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics)
  • Tim Davidge (NRC Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics)
  • Tuan Do (UC Irvine)
  • Jessica Lu (UC Berkeley)
  • Andrea Ghez (UCLA)
  • Lei Hao (Shanghai University)
  • Masahiro Konishi (NAOJ)
  • Michael Liu (University of Hawaii)
  • Nobunari Kashikawa (NAOJ)
  • Bruce Macintosh (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)
  • Shude Mao (NAOC)
  • Christian Marois (NRC Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics)
  • Shashi Pandey (ARIES)
  • Annapurni Subramaniam (Indian Institute of Astronomy)
  • Smitha Subramaniam (Indian Institute of Astronomy)
  • Jonathan Tan (Florida)
  • Tsuyoshi Terai (NAOJ)
  • Tommaso Treu (UC Santa Barbara)
  • Gregory Walth (UCSD)
  • Michael Wong (UC Berkeley)

    IRIS Technical Members and other contributors:

  • Elizabeth Barton (UC Irvine, Project Scientist 2008-2011)
  • John Canfield (UCLA)
  • Jennifer Dunn (NRC Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics)
  • Murray Fletcher (NRC Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics)
  • Yutaka Hayano (NAOJ)
  • Paul Hickson (University of British Columbia)
  • David Loop (NRC Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics)
  • Dae-Sik Moon (University of Toronto)
  • Andrew Phillips (UCSC)
  • Vladimir Reshetov (NRC Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics)
  • Matthias Schoeck (TMT)
  • Ryuji Suzuki (NAOJ)
  • James Wincentsen (TMT)

    Institutional and System Leads

  • David Andersen (CSRO Systems Engineer, NRC-H)
  • Eric Chisholm (IRIS Project Manager, TMT)
  • Jennifer Dunn (CSRO Lead, NRC-H)
  • Brent Ellerbroek (TMT Department Head, Instrumentation, TMT)
  • Yutaka Hayano (Imager Project Manager, NAOJ Lead)
  • James Larkin (Principal Investigator, UCLA)
  • Andrew Phillips (ADC Lead, UCSC Lead)
  • Luc Simard (TMT Head of Science Instruments)
  • Ryuji Suzuki (Imager Lead Designer, NAOJ)
  • Bob Weber (Lead Mechanical Engineer, Caltech)
  • Jason Weiss (Lead Software Engineer, UCLA)
  • James Wincentsen (Lead Systems Engineer, Caltech)
  • Shelley Wright (Project Scientist, UCSD)
  • Kai Zhang (Slicer Lead Optical Designer, NIAOT Lead)

    Optical Designers

    Jenny Atwood (NRC-H), Renate Kupke, Drew Phillips (UCSC), Toshihiro Tsuzuki, Mizuho Uchiyama (NAOJ), Shaojie Chen, Elliot Meyer (UofT), Victor Isbrucker (Isbrucker Consulting Inc.)

    Mechanical Designers

    Alex Delacroix, Reston Nash, Ray Zarzaca, Eric Schmidt (CIT), Dean Chalmers Ward Jensen, Vlad Reshetov, Ramunas Wierzbicki (NRC-H), John Canfield, Evan Kress, Eric Wang (UCLA), Yoshiyuki Obuchi, Bungo Ikenoue, Sakae Saito, Fumihiro Uraguchi (NAOJ)

    Electrical Designers

    Roger Smith (Detector Lead, Caltech), Kenneth Magnone (UCLA), Tim Hardy (NRC-H)

    Software Designers

    Chris Johnson, Ji Man Sohn (UCLA), Takashi Nakamoto (NAOJ), Ed Chapin (NRC- H), Reed Riddle (Caltech, COO), Gregory Walth (UCSD)

    TMT, NFIRAOS

    Lianqi Wang, Corinne Boyer, Matthias Schöek (TMT), Peter Byrnes, Glen Herriot (NRC-H), and the IRIS astrometry team and many, many, more...

    Team list last updated: January 2017