Kevin is the AZSTPF project lead, and a professor of civil and architectural engineering and mechanics, and hydrology and atmospheric sciences at the University of Arizona. His research and teaching interests include sustainable infrastructure, hydraulic computation and analysis, and science policy and diplomacy. Outside of the university, Kevin enjoys traveling and skiing.
Caitlyn is a professor of practice at the University of Arizona, where she leads the Future Earth Resilience minor program at the W.A. Franke Honors College. She is also a faculty member in biosystems engineering and is a joint assistant professor of practice in hydrology and atmospheric sciences. Caitlyn works with community, industry, and government leaders to develop best-fit, technical policy, and public health solutions to best address a community’s challenges and values. For fun, Caitlyn spends her time rock climbing and trail running.
Shelley is pursuing a master of science in sociotechnical systems engineering at the University of Arizona. She earned her B.S. at UArizona in biological anthropology, and is interested in merging social sciences with engineering design to solve problems in complex and dynamic social systems. She is also a search and rescue volunteer in Southern Arizona and enjoys technical mountaineering and canyoneering in the state's scenic backcountry.
Sam is a doctoral candidate in planetary sciences at the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory at the University of Arizona. He earned B.S. degrees in physics and mathematics at the University of Idaho, and is interested in better understanding and assessing near-Earth asteroids, as well as space and industrial science policy and diplomacy. Sam is a musician and enjoys fantasy literature and tabletop games in his spare time.