Thirty Meter Telescope

Astronomy's next generation observatory.

About TMT

Board of Directors

Association of Canadian Universities for Research in Astronomy

  • Dr. Raymond Carlberg
    Project Director, TMT-Canada
    Department of Astronomy
    University of Toronto
  • Dr. Gregory Fahlman
    General Manager, National Science Infrastructure Portfolio National Research Council of Canada
  • Dr. E. R. Seaquist
    Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Toronto

California Institute of Technology

  • Dr. Shrinivas R. (Shri) Kulkarni
    John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Professor of Astronomy and Planetary Science; Director, Caltech Optical Observatories
  • Dr. B. Thomas Soifer
    Professor of Physics; Director, Spitzer Science Center;
    Chair, Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy
  • Dr. Edward Stone (Vice Chair)
    David Morrisroe Professor of Physics
    Vice Provost for Special Projects

China

  • Dr. Shude Mao
    Professor of Astrophysics, National Astronomical Observatories of Chinese Academy of Sciences and University of Manchester
    Project Scientist, TMT-China
  • Dr. Suijian Xue
    Assistant Director-General, National Astronomical Observatories of Chinese Academy of Sciences
    Project Manager, TMT-China
  • Dr. Gang Zhao
    Professor of Astrophysics, National Astronomical Observatories of Chinese Academy of Sciences
    Board Director, TMT-China

India

  • Dr. Ajit Kembhavi
    Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics
    Director, Inter University Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Pune
  • Dr. B. Eswar Reddy
    Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore
    Programme Director, India TMT Coordination Center
  • Dr. Wahab Uddin
    Acting Director, Aryabhatta Research Institute for Observational Sciences

Japan

  • Dr. Masanori Iye
    Professor, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
    Project Director, TMT-Japan
  • Dr. Hideki Takami
    Professor, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
    Sub-Project Director, TMT-Japan
  • Dr. Toru Yamada
    Professor at the Astronomical Institute, Tohoku University

University of California

  • Dr. Michael Bolte
    Associate Director for the Thirty-Meter Telescope Project, University of California Observatories
    Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics, UC Santa Cruz
  • Mr. Nathan Brostrom (Treasurer)
    Executive Vice President, Business Operations, UC
  • Dr. Henry Yang (Chair)
    Chancellor, UC Santa Barbara

Board Secretary

  • Ann Martin
    Associate General Counsel, California Institute of Technology and TMT Observatory Corporation