Jonathan Drake

Senior Program Associate

Jonathan Drake received his bachelor's degree in physics from Dickinson College in Pennsylvania, and recently completed a masters degree at Arizona State University, where he mapped periglacial geomorphology on Mars using the THEMIS instrument aboard the Mars Odyssey spacecraft. A former research assistant at the Space Telescope Science Institute and the Hawaii Institute for Geophysics and Planetology, his experience spans the domains of astronomy and planetary science, including earth-based photometry of main-belt asteroids and observations of the Martian surface from orbit. At AAAS, he has been involved in developing applications of imaging radar to problems relevant to human rights, as well as analyzing visible and near infrared imagery in support of program objectives.