NRAO External Committees


ALMA North American Science Advisory Committee

The ANASAC provides scientific advice to the NRAO director on the science operation of ALMA and the North American ALMA Science Center, as representatives of the wider North American astronomical community.

  • Alberto Bolatto, University of Maryland (2014)
  • Daniela Calzetti, University of Massachusetts (2014)
  • John Carpenter, Caltech (2015)
  • Sheperd Doeleman, MIT Haystack Observatory (2015)
  • Kelsey Johnson, University of Virginia (2014)
  • Francisca Kemper, Academica Sinica (2014)
  • Dan Marrone, University of Arizona (2015)
  • Karin Oberg, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (2015)
  • Dick Plambeck, UC Berkeley (2015)
  • Douglas Scott, University of British Columbia (2014)

The Users Committee - 2014

The Users Committee is made up of users and potential users of NRAO facilities from throughout the scientific community. It advises the Director and the Observatory staff on all aspects of Observatory activities that affect the users of the telescopes. This committee, which is appointed by the Director, meets annually in May or June. The current membership of the Committee is:

  • Gregg Hallinan (Chair), Caltech (2015)
  • Alberto Bolatto, University of Maryland (2014)
  • Daniela Calzetti, University of Massachusetts (2014)
  • John Carpenter, Caltech (2015)
  • Shami Chatterjee, Cornell University (2016)
  • Laura Chomiuk, Michigan State University (2016)
  • Sarah Church, Stanford University (2014)
  • Mark Devlin, University of Pennsylvania (2014)
  • Sheperd Doeleman, MIT Haystack Observatory (2015)
  • Fredrick "Rick" Jenet, University of Texas (2014)
  • Kelsey Johnson, University of Virginia (2014)
  • Francisca Kemper, Academica Sinica (2014)
  • Joseph Lazio (Deputy Chair), JPL/CIT (2016)
  • Dan Marrone, University of Arizona (2015)
  • James Miller-Jones, Curtin University (2015)
  • Karin Oberg, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (2015)
  • Ue-Li Pen, Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics (2014)
  • Dick Plambeck, UC Berkeley (2015)
  • Dominik Riechers, Cornell University (2016)
  • Eva Schinnerer, Max-Planck Institute for Astronomy (2014)
  • Douglas Scott, University of British Columbia (2014)

For 2014, Gregg Hallinan is Committee Chair and Joseph Lazio is Deputy Chair.



The NRAO Visiting Committee - 2014

The NRAO Visiting Committee is appointed by the AUI Board of Trustees to review the management and research programs of the Observatory. The Visiting Committee meetings are held at alternating NRAO sites. The current membership is:

  • Edwin Bergin, (Chair), University of Michigan (2018)
  • Katherine Blundell, Oxford University (2018)
  • Xiaoyu Hong, Shanghai Astronomical Observatory (2016)
  • Ryohei Kawabe, Nobeyama Radio Observatory (2016)
  • Elizabeth A. Lada, University of Florida (2014)
  • Malcolm Longair, University of Cambridge (2014)
  • Maura McLaughlin, West Virginia University (2016)
  • Suzanne Staggs, Princeton University (2016)
  • Greg Taylor, University of New Mexico (2018)
  • Dan Werthimer, UC Berkeley (2018)

For 2014, Edwin Bergin is Chair.


Modified on Monday, 10-Feb-2014 13:50:05 EST by Robin Mason