Ian Garrick-Bethell
Assistant Professor of Planetary Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz (2010 - present)
Visiting International Scholar, Kyung Hee University, South Korea (2011 - present)

Postdoc, Brown University, 2009-2010
Ph.D. Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009
M.S. Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004
B.A. Physics, Wesleyan University, 2002

2015 AGU Ronald Greeley Early Career Award in Planetary Science
2014 Sloan Fellowship in Physics
2012 Hellman Fellowship
2004 MIT Presidential Fellowship
2002 Phi Beta Kappa

Main research areas: lunar geophysics,
lunar magnetism, low-cost mission concepts (such as NanoSWARM).

Graduate students: Michael Nayak (Ph.D.), 2013-present
Postdocs: Cécile Cournède, 2016-present

Former graduate students:
Doug Hemingway, Ph.D. 2015, now a Miller Fellow at UC Berkeley
Viranga Perera, M.S. 2013, now a Ph.D. student at Arizona State University

Research interests


Mailing address:
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064
Office: EMS A137
Office phone: 831-459-1277
: 401-301-5237
Fax: 831-459-3074