NOIRLab – Interim Director International Gemini Observatory
Before Scott Dahm moved into the Interim Director role, he was Deputy Director of Gemini Observatory. He received his PhD in astronomy from the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa under George Herbig, on the study of young stellar clusters. He subsequently served as an NSF Postdoctoral Fellow at Caltech, a staff astronomer at W. M. Keck Observatory and as the Chief Scientist and acting Station Director for Naval Observatory, Flagstaff Station. Dahm is also a retired US Naval Officer.