Bruce Jakosky
Professor Emeritus • Assoc. Director of LASP
Geological Sciences • LASP

Office: SPSC W222 (Space Sciences Bldg. for LASP, east campus)


Prof. Jakosky's research focuses on understanding the nature of planetary surfaces and atmospheres and the possibility for the existence of life in the universe.  He is Principal Investigator on the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) mission, orbiting Mars since 2014 and focused on studying the loss of Mars atmosphere to space.

Department Topic Areas

Education and Training

  • Ph.D., Caltech, 1982