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Ian McLean
Ian S. Mclean

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DIRECTOR EMERITUS
Distinguished Professor Physics and Astronomy
Vice Chair Astronomy (2009-2015), Vice Chair Academic Affairs (2016-2019)
Principal Investigator: Gemini, USNO IRCAM, NIRSPEC, FLITECAM, MOSFIRE
Associate Director University of California Observatories
Keck Science Steering Committee (1997-2007)
Past President of IAU Comm 25 and Comm 9
Formerly with the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh and Joint Astronomy Centre, Hawaii.
B.Sc.(hons) 1971, Ph.D. 1974, University of Glasgow, Scotland.
Author of over 300 publications, including:
Michael Fitzgerald
Michael Fitzgerald

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Associate Professor, Physics and Astronomy
Principal Investigator: OSIRIS Imager Upgrade
Co-Principal Investigator: LIGER, NIRSPEC Upgrade
Formerly Michelson Postdoctoral Fellow, LLNL
B.S. 2000, Engineering and Applied Science, California Institute of Technology
Ph.D. 2007, Astrophysics, University of California, Berkeley
Joined Lab: July, 2010
James Larkin
James Larkin

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Professor Physics and Astronomy
Principal Investigator: IRIS, OSIRIS, OSIRIS Spectrometer Upgrade
Formerly McCormick Postdoctoral Fellow: Univ. of Chicago
BS 1990, Physics and Math, Cal. State Univ., Hayward
MS 1992, Physics, California Institute of Technology
PhD 1996, Physics, California Institute of Technology
Joined Lab: September, 1997
Eric Wang
Eric Wang

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Aerospace Engineer
BS Aerospace Engineering 1997, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
MS Aerospace Engineering 1998, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Formerly of Universities Space Research Association (USRA) - Stratospheric Observatory For Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA)
Joined Lab: July 2006
Evan Kress
Evan Kress

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Senior Design Engineer
BME 1999, University of Delaware
Joined Lab: November, 1999
Kenneth Magnone
Ken Magnone

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Electronics Technician
AA 2002 Liberal Arts, Santa Monica College
Joined Lab: January, 2004

Ji-Man Sonh
Ji Man Sohn

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Software Programmer
BS 2013 Astrophysics, UCLA
Joined Lab: August, 2013
Chris Johnson
Chris Johnson

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Systems Administrator, Webmaster, UCLA Remote Ops Manager
BS 1994 Economics, North Carolina State University
Formerly of Equator Technologies, Inc. and Disney's Moviebeam
Joined Lab: April, 2004

Anna Liden
Anna Liden

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Administrative Assistant
BA 1993, Marymount University, Arlington, VA, Sales & Marketing
Joined Lab: January, 2008

Ronald Lopez
Ronald Lopez

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Graduate Student, Researcher, TA
Advisor: Dr. Michael Fitzgerald
Joined Lab: January, 2018