Dr. Erin L Ryan

Dr. Erin L Ryan

  • Consultant
  • Org Code: DK000
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 693
  • Employer: BOOZ ALLEN HAMILTON
  • Education

    2011- PhD in Astrophysics, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, "The Asteroid Population As Derived from Spitzer Surveys"

    2002- BS in Astronomy (with minor in Physics), The University of Arizona

    Professional Societies

    American Astronomical Society, 2000 - Present
    Division of Planetary Sciences, 2003 - Present
    American Geophysical Union, 2012 - Present

    Professional Service

    Kepler Users Panel member (2017-2018)

    Science Organizing Committee member for Kepler Science Conference IV (2017)

    Awards

    American Astronomical Society Awards
    Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Award, awarded 2009

    NASA Group Achievement Awards
    Spitzer Space Telescope Mission Operations Team (2004)
    Spitzer Space Telescope First Look Survey Science Team (2005)
    Spitzer Space Telescope General Observer Cycle 1 Time Allocation Process Team (2005)
    Spitzer Space Telescope's Target of Opportunity Development Team (2006)

    University Awards
    Minnesota Space Grant (2005) - Graduate Student Summer Stipend Funding
    Outstanding Achievement in Undergraduate Research (2002)- The University of Arizona Astronomy Department
    Glenn C. Purviance Scholarship (1999) - The University of Arizona Physics Department
     


    Positions/Employment

    5/2014 - 5/2016

    Research Associate

    University of Maryland, College Park, Goddard Space Flight Center
    5/2012 - 4/2014

    NASA Postdoctoral Program Fellow

    ORAU, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
    6/2006 - 7/2011

    Research Assistant

    University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN
    10/2002 - 6/2005

    Staff Scientist

    California Institute of Technology, Spitzer Science Center
    6/2016 - 11/2017

    Consultant Principal Investigator

    SETI Institute, Mountain View, CA
    11/2017 - Present

    Research Space Scientist

    NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD

    Grants

    05/31/2016 K2 Guest Observer Cycle 3, NASA

    Lightcurves of Hilda asteroids: Tracing migrations in the early solar system

    ; Principal Investigator
    09/01/2017 Kepler K2 Guest Observer Cycle 4, NASA

    Lightcurves of Trojan and Hilda asteroids: Insight into Planetary Migration in the Early Solar System

    ; Principal Investigator
    10/01/2017 Kepler K2 Guest Observer Cycle 5, NASA

    K2's Keys to the Solar System: Studies of Cometary Nuclei

    ; Principal Investigator
    03/01/2018 TESS Guest Investigator Cycle 1, NASA

    Understanding Giant Planet Migration in our Solar System

    ; Principal Investigator

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Benecchi, S., C. Lisse, E. Ryan, et al. R. Binzel, M. Schwamb, L. Young, and A. Verbiscer. 2018. "K2 precision lightcurve: Twelve days in the Pluto-Charon system." Icarus, 314: 265-273 [10.1016/j.icarus.2018.05.015]

    Snodgrass, C., M. F. A'Hearn, F. Aceituno, et al. V. Afanasiev, S. Bagnulo, J. Bauer, G. Bergond, S. Besse, N. Biver, D. Bodewits, H. Boehnhardt, B. P. Bonev, G. Borisov, B. Carry, V. Casanova, A. Cochran, B. C. Conn, B. Davidsson, J. K. Davies, J. de León, E. de Mooij, M. de Val-Borro, M. Delacruz, M. A. DiSanti, J. E. Drew, R. Duffard, N. J. Edberg, S. Faggi, L. Feaga, A. Fitzsimmons, H. Fujiwara, E. L. Gibb, M. Gillon, S. F. Green, A. Guijarro, A. Guilbert-Lepoutre, P. J. Gutiérrez, E. Hadamcik, O. Hainaut, S. Haque, R. Hedrosa, D. Hines, U. Hopp, F. Hoyo, D. Hutsemékers, M. Hyland, O. Ivanova, E. Jehin, G. H. Jones, J. V. Keane, M. S. Kelley, N. Kiselev, J. Kleyna, M. Kluge, M. M. Knight, R. Kokotanekova, D. Koschny, E. A. Kramer, J. J. López-Moreno, P. Lacerda, L. M. Lara, J. Lasue, H. J. Lehto, A. C. Levasseur-Regourd, J. Licandro, Z. Y. Lin, T. Lister, S. C. Lowry, A. Mainzer, J. Manfroid, J. Marchant, A. J. McKay, A. McNeill, K. J. Meech, M. Micheli, I. Mohammed, M. Monguió, F. Moreno, O. Muñoz, M. J. Mumma, P. Nikolov, C. Opitom, J. L. Ortiz, L. Paganini, M. Pajuelo, F. J. Pozuelos, S. Protopapa, T. Pursimo, B. Rajkumar, Y. Ramanjooloo, E. Ramos, C. Ries, A. Riffeser, V. Rosenbush, P. Rousselot, E. L. Ryan, P. Santos-Sanz, D. G. Schleicher, M. Schmidt, R. Schulz, A. K. Sen, A. Somero, A. Sota, A. Stinson, J. M. Sunshine, A. Thompson, G. P. Tozzi, C. Tubiana, G. L. Villanueva, X. Wang, D. H. Wooden, M. Yagi, B. Yang, B. Zaprudin, and T. J. Zegmott. 2017. "The 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko observation campaign in support of the Rosetta mission." Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 375 (2097): 20160249 [10.1098/rsta.2016.0249]

    Ryan, E., B. Sharkey, and C. Woodward. 2017. "Trojan Asteroids in the Kepler Campaign 6 Field." The Astronomical Journal, 153: 116 [10.3847/1538-3881/153/3/116]

    Timlin, J., N. Ross, G. Richards, et al. M. Lacy, E. Ryan, R. Stone, F. Bauer, W. Brandt, X. Fan, E. Glikman, D. Haggard, L. Jiang, S. LaMassa, Y.-T. Lin, M. Makler, P. McGehee, A. Myers, D. Schneider, C. Urry, E. Wollack, and N. Zakamska. 2016. "SpIES: The Spitzer IRAC Equatorial Survey." Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 225: 1 [10.3847/0067-0049/225/1/1]

    Thomas, C., P. Abell, J. Castillo-Rogez, et al. N. Moskovitz, M. Mueller, V. Reddy, A. Rivkin, E. Ryan, and J. Stansberry. 2016. "Observing Near-Earth Objects with the James Webb Space Telescope." Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 128 (1): 018002 [10.1088/1538-3873/128/959/018002]

    Woodward, C. E., M. S. Kelley, D. E. Harker, et al. E. L. Ryan, D. H. Wooden, M. L. Sitko, R. W. Russell, W. T. Reach, I. de Pater, and L. Kolokolova. 2015. "SOFIA Infrared Spectrophotometry of Comet C/2012 K1 (PAN-STARRS) ." The Astrophysical Journal, 809 (2): 181 [10.1088/0004-637X/809/2/181]

    Woodward, C., M. Kelley, D. Harker, et al. E. Ryan, D. Wooden, M. Sitko, R. Russell, W. Reach, I. de Pater, L. Kolokolova, and R. Gehrz. 2015. "SOFIA Infrared Spectrophotometry of Comet C/2012 K1 (Pan-STARRS)." The Astrophysical Journal, 809: 181 [10.1088/0004-637X/809/2/181]

    Ryan, E. L., D. R. Mizuno, S. S. Shenoy, et al. C. E. Woodward, S. J. Carey, A. Noriega-Crespo, K. E. Kraemer, and S. D. Price. 2015. "The Kilometer-Sized Main Belt Asteroid Population as Revealed by Spitzer." A&A, 578: A42 [10.1051/0004-6361/201321375]

    Benecchi, S. D., K. S. Noll, A. Thirouin, et al. E. Ryan, W. M. Grundy, A. Verbiscer, A. Doressoundiram, D. Hestroffer, R. Beaton, D. Rabinowitz, and N. Chanover. 2014. "The UT 7/8 February 2013 Sila-Nunam mutual event & future predictions." Icarus, 229: 423-427.

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Benecchi, S., C. Lisse, E. Ryan, et al. R. Binzel, M. Schwamb, L. Young, and A. Verbiscer. 2018. "K2 precision lightcurve: Twelve days in the Pluto-Charon system." Icarus 314 265-273 [10.1016/j.icarus.2018.05.015]

    Snodgrass, C., M. F. A'Hearn, F. Aceituno, et al. V. Afanasiev, S. Bagnulo, J. Bauer, G. Bergond, S. Besse, N. Biver, D. Bodewits, H. Boehnhardt, B. P. Bonev, G. Borisov, B. Carry, V. Casanova, A. Cochran, B. C. Conn, B. Davidsson, J. K. Davies, J. de León, E. de Mooij, M. de Val-Borro, M. Delacruz, M. A. DiSanti, J. E. Drew, R. Duffard, N. J. Edberg, S. Faggi, L. Feaga, A. Fitzsimmons, H. Fujiwara, E. L. Gibb, M. Gillon, S. F. Green, A. Guijarro, A. Guilbert-Lepoutre, P. J. Gutiérrez, E. Hadamcik, O. Hainaut, S. Haque, R. Hedrosa, D. Hines, U. Hopp, F. Hoyo, D. Hutsemékers, M. Hyland, O. Ivanova, E. Jehin, G. H. Jones, J. V. Keane, M. S. Kelley, N. Kiselev, J. Kleyna, M. Kluge, M. M. Knight, R. Kokotanekova, D. Koschny, E. A. Kramer, J. J. López-Moreno, P. Lacerda, L. M. Lara, J. Lasue, H. J. Lehto, A. C. Levasseur-Regourd, J. Licandro, Z. Y. Lin, T. Lister, S. C. Lowry, A. Mainzer, J. Manfroid, J. Marchant, A. J. McKay, A. McNeill, K. J. Meech, M. Micheli, I. Mohammed, M. Monguió, F. Moreno, O. Muñoz, M. J. Mumma, P. Nikolov, C. Opitom, J. L. Ortiz, L. Paganini, M. Pajuelo, F. J. Pozuelos, S. Protopapa, T. Pursimo, B. Rajkumar, Y. Ramanjooloo, E. Ramos, C. Ries, A. Riffeser, V. Rosenbush, P. Rousselot, E. L. Ryan, P. Santos-Sanz, D. G. Schleicher, M. Schmidt, R. Schulz, A. K. Sen, A. Somero, A. Sota, A. Stinson, J. M. Sunshine, A. Thompson, G. P. Tozzi, C. Tubiana, G. L. Villanueva, X. Wang, D. H. Wooden, M. Yagi, B. Yang, B. Zaprudin, and T. J. Zegmott. 2017. "The 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko observation campaign in support of the Rosetta mission." Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences 375 (2097): 20160249 [10.1098/rsta.2016.0249]

    Ryan, E., B. Sharkey, and C. Woodward. 2017. "Trojan Asteroids in the Kepler Campaign 6 Field." The Astronomical Journal 153 116 [10.3847/1538-3881/153/3/116]

    Timlin, J., N. Ross, G. Richards, et al. M. Lacy, E. Ryan, R. Stone, F. Bauer, W. Brandt, X. Fan, E. Glikman, D. Haggard, L. Jiang, S. LaMassa, Y.-T. Lin, M. Makler, P. McGehee, A. Myers, D. Schneider, C. Urry, E. Wollack, and N. Zakamska. 2016. "SpIES: The Spitzer IRAC Equatorial Survey." Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series 225 1 [10.3847/0067-0049/225/1/1]

    Thomas, C., P. Abell, J. Castillo-Rogez, et al. N. Moskovitz, M. Mueller, V. Reddy, A. Rivkin, E. Ryan, and J. Stansberry. 2016. "Observing Near-Earth Objects with the James Webb Space Telescope." Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 128 (1): 018002 [10.1088/1538-3873/128/959/018002]

    Woodward, C. E., M. S. Kelley, D. E. Harker, et al. E. L. Ryan, D. H. Wooden, M. L. Sitko, R. W. Russell, W. T. Reach, I. de Pater, and L. Kolokolova. 2015. "SOFIA Infrared Spectrophotometry of Comet C/2012 K1 (PAN-STARRS) ." The Astrophysical Journal 809 (2): 181 [10.1088/0004-637X/809/2/181]

    Woodward, C., M. Kelley, D. Harker, et al. E. Ryan, D. Wooden, M. Sitko, R. Russell, W. Reach, I. de Pater, L. Kolokolova, and R. Gehrz. 2015. "SOFIA Infrared Spectrophotometry of Comet C/2012 K1 (Pan-STARRS)." The Astrophysical Journal 809 181 [10.1088/0004-637X/809/2/181]

    Ryan, E. L., D. R. Mizuno, S. S. Shenoy, et al. C. E. Woodward, S. J. Carey, A. Noriega-Crespo, K. E. Kraemer, and S. D. Price. 2015. "The Kilometer-Sized Main Belt Asteroid Population as Revealed by Spitzer." A&A 578 A42 [10.1051/0004-6361/201321375]

    Benecchi, S. D., K. S. Noll, A. Thirouin, et al. E. Ryan, W. M. Grundy, A. Verbiscer, A. Doressoundiram, D. Hestroffer, R. Beaton, D. Rabinowitz, and N. Chanover. 2014. "The UT 7/8 February 2013 Sila-Nunam mutual event & future predictions." Icarus 229 423-427

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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