Hunter Waite


  • B.S. Physics, University of Alabama, 1976
  • M.S. Atmospheric Science, University of Michigan, 1978
  • Ph.D. Atmospheric Science, University of Michigan, 1981

Phone: 210-265-7949

Research Areas:

  • Co-Investigator of the MASPEX-Europa investigation aboard Europa Clipper
  • Co-Investigator on Juno
  • Principal Investigator on Cassini Ion and Neutral Mass Spectrometer investigations and the CAssini Plasma Spectrometer (CAPS)
  • Co-investigator for the Rosetta/Rosina investigation
  • Application of mass spectrometry to the study of the solar system biogeochemistry and aeronomy
  • Ion/neutral mass spectrometry, gas chromatography, biogeochemistry, thermospheric modeling, and planetary astronomy
  • Director of the Center for Excellence in Analytical Mass Spectrometry (CEAMS) – definition and development of ion and neutral mass spectrometers and gas chromatographic techniques

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