Dr. Ellen Stofan

Ellen Stofan

As the Chief Scientist of NASA, Dr. Ellen Stofan’s research has focused on the geology of Venus, Mars, Saturn's moon Titan, and Earth. She is an associate member of the Cassini Mission to Saturn Radar Team and a co-investigator on the Mars Express Mission's MARSIS sounder. Dr. Stofan also was principal investigator on the Titan Mare Explorer, a proposed mission to send a floating lander to a sea on Titan. Prior to her appointment as chief scientist, Stofan was vice president of Proxemy Research in Laytonsville, Md., and honorary professor in the department of Earth sciences at University College London in England. 

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