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Physics of the Cosmos Program Analysis Group (PhysPAG)

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 Selections

  • 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]

Executive Committee Membership

John Conklin
Univ. of FloridaGWSIGJan 2015Dec 2019
Jim BeattyOhio State Univ.CRSIGDec 2016Dec 2019
Sylvain GuiriecGeorge Washington Univ.GRSIGDec 2016Dec 2019
Kelly Holley-BockelmannVanderbilt Univ.GWSIGDec 2016Dec 2019
Ryan HickoxDartmouth CollegeXRSIGDec 2018Dec 2021
Kevin HuffenbergerFlorida State Univ.CoSSIG/IPSIGDec 2017Dec 2020
James RhoadsGSFCCoSSIGDec 2017Dec 2020
Graça Rocha
(Vice Chair)
JPLIPSIG/CoSSIGDec 2017Dec 2020
Marcos SantanderUniv. of AlabamaCRSIGDec 2018Dec 2021
John TomsickUC BerkeleyGRSIG/XRSIGDec 2016Dec 2019
Abigail ViereggUniv. of ChicagoIPSIG/CRSIGDec 2017Dec 2020
Nicolas YunesMontana State Univ.GWSIGDec 2017Dec 2020

  • Past PhysPAG Members

  • PCOS News

    Program News and Announcements

    1 February 2019
    Dr Terri Brandt confirmed as PCOS Chief Scientist.
    20 December 2018
    LISA Preparatory Science 2018 (LPS) proposals have been selected! »  Full details
    17 December 2018
    NASA HQ has publicly posted an updated Astrophysics Implementation Plan (AIP), detailing progress made by NASA's Astrophysics Division in implementing the 2010 Decadal recommendations since the previous update in 2016. Please see »  full details
    29 November 2018
    The National Academies has released updated information about the 2020 Decadal Survey call for Community Science White Papers. They are now due 7 January–19 February 2019. See here for further instructions. Further, it is our pleasure to announce that the President of the National Academy of Sciences Marcia McNutt has appointed Dr. Fiona Harrison and Dr. Robert Kennicutt, Jr. to serve as co-chairs of the Astronomy and Astrophysics Decadal Survey committee.

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