Wesley Traub

Position title: Emeritus Board of Visitors Member

Dr. Wesley Traub received his Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Wisconsin – Madison (1968) and worked at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics for 37 years. Since 2005, Wes has been the Chief Scientist for NASA’s Exoplanet Exploration Program and has a particular interest in coronagraphs and spectroscopy to image terrestrial planets discovered by the Kepler Mission in the habitable zones.