TESS Science Team


Sara Seager
Deputy Director of Science
and MIT TSO Lead

Saul Rappaport
Professor of Physics, Emeritus
TESS TOI Lead

Scott Dynes
TESS Science Operations
Center Manager, TOI manager

Ian Crossfield
MIT TSO SubLead

Michael Fausnaugh
Research Scientist:
Pipeline, Data Validation, TOIs

Avi Shporer
Research Scientist:
Pipeline, Data Validation, TOIs

Natalia Guerrero
Deputy TOI manager

Chelsea Huang
TOI Scientist and Torres Fellow

Jenn Burt
TFOP: Precision Radial Velocity Lead
Torres Fellow

Diana Dragomir
TFOP: Reconnaissance Spectroscopy Lead

Chris Burke
GI Program Research Scientist at MIT

Ana Glidden
MIT TSO Engineer






David Latham
Director of Science and TSO Lead

Guillermo Torres
TIC and CTL, TOIs, TFOP,
Validation

Jonathan Irwin
TIC and CTL, TOIs, TFOP,
M Dwarfs

Matthew Holman
TFOP: Transit Time Variations

Samuel Quinn
TOIs, TFOP: Spectroscopy Lead

Martin Paegert
TIC: Database Lead

David Charbonneau
TFOP: Mearth

Dimitar Sasselov
Theory, Models, Interpretation

Tom Brown
TFOP

Søren Meibom
TIC and CTL, TOIs,
TFOP, Clusters