The Robo-AO/Robo-AO-2 Maunakea Team (2019-)

Principal InvestigatorChristoph Baranec (U. Hawai'i)
Software GuruReed Riddle (Caltech)
Project ManagerRachel Rampy (U. Hawai'i)

Technical team

Christoph BaranecReed Riddle
Rachel RampyJames Ou
Suzanne ZhangLuke McKay
Morgan BonnetIven Hamilton
Greg ChingJessica Young
Maïssa SalamaPaul Barnes
Shane JacobsonPeter Onaka

Students

GraduateZachary Werber (U. Hawai'i)*
Ruihan (Suzanne) Zhang (U. Hawai'i)*
James Ou (U. Hawai'i)*
Ward Howard (UNC Chapel Hill)
Jessica Stasik (U. Hawai'i)
Maïssa Salama (U. Hawai'i)
Rebecca Jensen-Clem (Caltech)
Dani Atkinson (U. Hawai'i)
Carl Ziegler (UNC Chapel Hill)
Rachel Bowens-Rubin (U. Hawai'i)
Larissa Nofi (U. Hawai'i)
Amy Ray (Mississippi State)
Gina Duggan (Caltech)
Avinash Surendran (IUCAA)
Kristina Hogstrom (Caltech)
Shriharsh Tendulkar (Caltech)
UndergraduateKyla Lee (UH Manoa '26)
Ryan Michaud (CSU Chico '23)
Madelyn Latiolais (SFASU '23)
Ryan Liu (UH Hilo '24)
Dason Albano (UH Hilo '23)
Victoria Catlett (UT Dallas '22)
Stacey Yanagihara (UH Hilo '20)
Heather Situ (U. Hawaii '19)
Claire Lamman (Univ. of Colorado '19)
Jaren Ashcraft (Univ. of Rochester '19)
Jessica Schonhut (Open University '17)
Celia Zhang (Caltech '18)
Bianca Avalani (Caltech '17)
Rachel Thorp (Caltech '16)
Chatarin "Mee" Wong-u-railertkun (Caltech '14)
Dan Filler (Univ. of Utah '13)
Corinne Vassallo (Carnegie Mellon '13)
Victoria "Ashley" Villar (MIT '14)
Athanasios Papadopoulos (Aristotle U., Thessaloniki '13)
Ankit Arya (Mississippi State '12)
Alexander Rudy (Pomona '11)
Marland Sitt (Caltech '11)
High SchoolAlexandria Hamilton (Hawaii Preparatory Academy '22)
Corbin Warmbier (Hilo High '20)

                                        (* students currently active on the project)

The Robo-AO Kitt Peak Team (2015-2018)

Principal InvestigatorShri Kulkarni (Caltech)
Project ScientistReed Riddle (Caltech)
Data ScientistDmitry Duev (Caltech)
Robo-AO PI/Inst. ScientistChristoph Baranec (U. Hawai'i)
Robo-AO PSNicholas Law (UNC Chapel Hill)

Science team

Shri KulkarniChristoph Baranec
Nicholas LawReed Riddle
Rebecca Jensen-ClemDmitry Duev
Maïssa Salama

Technical team

Christoph BaranecReed Riddle
Rebecca Jensen-ClemDmitry Duev
Nicholas LawMichael Feeney
Morgan BonnetMaïssa Salama

Observing team

Amy RayMegan Nieberding
Mark TruebloodUrszula Szafruga

The Robo-AO Palomar Team (2009-2015)

Principal InvestigatorChristoph Baranec (U. Hawai'i)
Project ScientistNicholas Law (UNC Chapel Hill)
Co-InvestigatorA. N. Ramaprakash (IUCAA)
Software LeadReed Riddle (Caltech)

Science team

Christoph BaranecRichard Dekany
John JohnsonMansi Kasliwal
Shri KulkarniNicholas Law
Timothy MortonEran Ofek
A. N. RamaprakashReed Riddle
Shriharsh TendulkarLynne Hillenbrand
Sergi HildebrandtGregg Hallinan
Michał DrahusLeon Harding

Technical team

Christoph BaranecKhanh Bui
Mahesh BursePravin Chordia
Hillol DasJack Davis
Ernest CronerRichard Dekany
Jason FucikNicholas Law
Sujit PunnadiA. N. Ramaprakash
Reed RiddleRoger Smith
Shriharsh TendulkarJeff Zolkower
Kristina HogstromDani Atkinson
Gina DugganAvinash Surendran

Original CAMERA concept and testbed team

Matthew BrittonNicholas Law
Viswa VelurLothar Ratschbacher (U. of Vienna '08)
Dan Beeler (Pomona '09)Wojciech Makowiecki (Jagiellonian U. '08)