Science Working Group

The JWST Science Working Group defines the mission science requirements and provides scientific oversight of the project.

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John Mather John Mather, SWG Chair NASA/GSFC Senior Project Scientist
Rene Doyon Rene Doyon University of Montreal CSA Project Scientist
Pierre Ferruit Pierre Ferruit ESA ESA Project Scientist
Jonathan Gardner Jonathan Gardner NASA/GSFC Deputy Senior Project Scientist
Matthew Greenhouse Matthew Greenhouse NASA/GSFC ISIM Project Scientist
Heidi Hammel Heidi Hammel AURA Interdisciplinary Scientist
Simon Lilly Simon Lilly Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Interdisciplinary Scientist
Jonathan Lunine Jonathan Lunine Cornell University Interdisciplinary Scientist
Roberto Maiolino Roberto Maiolino University of Cambridge NIRSpec Science Representative
Mark McCaughrean Mark McCaughrean ESA Interdisciplinary Scientist
Michael McElwain Michael McElwain NASA/GSFC Observatory Project Scientist
Matt Mountain Matt Mountain AURA Telescope Scientist
Malcolm Niedner Malcolm Niedner NASA/GSFC Deputy Senior Project Scientist/Technical
George Rieke George Rieke University of Arizona MIRI Science Lead
Marcia Rieke Marcia Rieke University of Arizona NIRCam Principal Investigator
Jane Rigby
Jane Rigby NASA/GSFC Project Scientist for Operations
Massimo Stiavelli Massimo Stiavelli Space Telescope Science Institute Interdisciplinary Scientist
S&OC Lead Scientist
Jeff Valenti
Jeff Valenti Space Telescope Science Institute STScI Mission Scientist
Rogier Windhorst Rogier Windhorst Arizona State University Interdisciplinary Scientist
Chris Willott Chris Willott Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics NIRISS Science Lead
Gillian Wright Gillian Wright UK Astronomy Technology Centre MIRI European Science Lead