Thirty Meter Telescope

Astronomy's next generation observatory.

About TMT

Board of Governors

Executive Director of TIO

  • Ed Stone(ex officio)
    David Morrisroe Professor of Physics
    Vice Provost for Special Projects

California Institute of Technology

  • Fiona Harrison
    Benjamin M. Rosen Professor of Physics and Astronomy;
    Chair, Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy
  • Diana Jergovic
    Vice President for Strategy Implementation
  • B. Thomas Soifer
    Harold Brown Professor of Physics;
    Director, Spitzer Science Center

Canada

  • Donald Brooks
    Professor, University of British Columbia;
    Chair, ACURA Institutional Council
  • Greg Fahlman
    General Manager, NRC Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Doug Welch
    Professor, McMaster University

China

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

India

  • Dr. Praveer Asthana
    Scientist-G and Head, Mega Science Programme, Department of Science & Technology, New Delhi
    The Department of Science and Technology, Government of India
  • B. Eswar Reddy
    Programme Director, India TMT Coordination Center, Bengaluru

Japan

  • Masanori Iye (Vice Chair)
    Professor, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
    Project Director, TMT-Japan
  • Tomonori Usuda
    Researcher, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
  • Toru Yamada
    Professor at the Astronomical Institute, Tohoku University

University of California

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

Board Secretary

  • Diana Jergovic
    Vice President for Strategy Implementation, California Institute of Technology
  • Megan Hazle (Assistant Secretary)
    Special Projects Coordinator, California Institute of Technology