Who's Who at MSSL

Head of Department / Directors

Head of Department and Director: Professor Alan Smith

Co-Director (Astrophysics): Professor Mark Cropper

Co-Director (Solar System): Professor Andrew Coates

Research Group Leaders


Astrophysics: Professor Mark Cropper

Theory: Professor Kinwah Wu

Solar System

Planetary Sciences: Professor Andrew Coates

Solar Physics: Professor Louise Harra

Space Plasma Physics: Professor Chris Owen

Climate Extremes: Professor Mark Saunders


Cryogenics: Dr Ian Hepburn

Imaging: Professor Jan-Peter Muller

Plasma Detection Systems: Dhiren Kataria

Photon Detection Systems: Dr Dave Walton

Engineering Leaders

Engineering Group Heads

Computing Support: Dr. Paul Lamb

Electronics: Phil Guttridge

Mechanical and Thermal Engineering: Berend Winter

Software Engineering: Dr Steve Baker

Technology Management: Dr Michael Emes

Engineering Facility and Workshop Heads

Electronics Workshop: Jason Tandy

Electronics Drawing Office: Jason Tandy

Mechanical Workshop: Simon Hemsley

Mechanical Drawing Office: John Coker

Facilities: Alex Rousseau

Administration, Management, Support and Safety

Administration, Management and Support

Departmental Administrator: Sue Chick

Programme Manager: Dr Dave Linder

Commercial Manager: Dr Richard Cole

Mission Assurance: Alan Spencer

Kitchen: Sue Ford


Departmental Safety Officers: Dave Linder, Jason Tandy

Equal Opportunities

Departmental Equal Opportunities Officer: Sue Chick


Outreach Coordinator: Dr Lucie Green

Centre for Systems Engineering

Director: Professor Alan Smith

Co-Director (research): Dr Michael Emes

Co-Director (training and education) Dr Ady James

Student related

Postgraduate Tutor: Dr Daisuke Kawata

Departmental Tutor: Matthew Whyndham

MSc (Space) Programme Tutor: Professor Graziella Branduardi-Raymont

Pastoral Tutors: Dr. Sarah Matthews, Professor Chris Owen

Postgraduate Administrator: Jane Salton

Careers Liaison Tutor: Professor Andrew Coates

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