Sep 23

Solar Observatory Council (SOC)

Council Charter (pdf)

The SOC provides oversight for the National Solar Observatory (NSO).

Taft Armandroff

McDonald Observatory and Department of Astronomy
The University of Texas at Austin

Jonathan Cirtain (Appointed)


Shadia Habbal

Institute for Astronomy

Maura Hagan (Chair)

College of Science
Utah State University

Louise Harra

Department of Space & Climate Physics
University College London

Jason Jackiewicz (Appointed)

New Mexico State University

Feng-Chuan Liu

California Institute of Technology & TMT International Observatory

Matt Mountain (ex officio)


Philip Scherrer

Stanford University

Thomas Woods

Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics
University of Colorado