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Gordon Squires

Chair, TMT WEPOC Board / TMT International Observatory

Gordon Squires leads the TMT international workforce development, education, public outreach and communications (WEPOC) efforts. His team – the IPAC Communications and Education team – is co-located at Caltech/IPAC and provides WEPOC support for a number of astronomy- and physics projects including TMT, NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope, the Herschel Space Observatory, the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, Galaxy Evolution Explore, Kepler, LIGO & the IPAC archives and others.

Gordon received his Ph.D. in astrophysics 1995 from the University of Toronto. Gordon was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of California - Berkeley from 1995-1998, and a Hubble Fellow at Caltech from 1998-2001. Since 2001, Gordon has been at Caltech/IPAC.