Physics of the Cosmos
Exploring fundamental questions regarding the physical forces of the universe

Physics of the Cosmos Program Analysis Group
(PhysPAG)

Executive Committee

The PhysPAG Chair and the PhysPAG Executive Committee (EC) are appointed members of the PhysPAG whose responsibilities include organizing meetings and collecting and summarizing community input with subsequent reporting to the Astrophysics Division Director.

Executive Committee Membership

Name Institution Expertise Term
Justin Finke
(Chair Emeritus)
Naval Research Laboratory GR SIG Dec 2020 – Dec 2024
Athina Meli (Chair) North Carolina A&T CR SIG Dec 2021 – Dec 2024
David Pooley (Vice Chair) Trinity University XR SIG Dec 2021 – Dec 2024
Eric Burns Louisiana State University TDAMM SIG Dec 2021 – Dec 2024
Kristin Madsen NASA / GSFC XR SIG Dec 2021 – Dec 2024
Chiara Mingarelli U Connecticut GW SIG Feb 2023 – Dec 2025
Alessandra Corsi Texas Tech GW SIG Feb 2023 – Dec 2025
Chien-Ting Chen USRA / MSFC XR SIG Feb 2023 – Dec 2025
Roger O’Brient JPL IP SIG Feb 2023 – Dec 2025
Rebekah Hounsell UMBC / GSFC CoS SIG / TDAMM Feb 2023 – Dec 2025
Manel Errando Washington U. St. Louis GR SIG Feb 2023 – Dec 2025
Brian Grefenstette Caltech XR SIG / HWO Jan 2024 – Dec 2026
Vivian Miranda Stony Brook CoS SIG Jan 2024 – Dec 2026
Jeremy Perkins NASA / GSFC GR SIG Jan 2024 – Dec 2026
Stephanie Wissel Penn State CR SIG Jan 2024 – Dec 2026

Executive Committee Selections

List
  • Memo from NASA Headquarters December 2023 [PDF]
  • Memo from NASA Headquarters February 2023 [PDF]
  • Memo from NASA Headquarters December 2021 [PDF]
  • Memo from NASA Headquarters December 2020 [PDF]
  • Memo from NASA Headquarters November 2019 [PDF]
  • Memo from NASA Headquarters November 2018 [PDF]
  • Memo from NASA Headquarters December 2017 [PDF]
  • Memo from NASA Headquarters November 2016 [PDF]
  • Memo from NASA Headquarters November 2015 [PDF]
  • Memo from NASA Headquarters November 2014 [PDF]
  • Memo from NASA Headquarters December 2013 [PDF]

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