D. A. (Dimitri) Papanastassiou
Education: Ph. D. (Physics) California Institute of Technology, 1970; B. S. (Physics-Honors) California Institute of Technology, 1965.
Committees and Service: NASA Lunar Sample Analysis Planning Team and Ad-Hoc Facilities Working Group, 1974-1979; Committee on Post-Viking Exploration of Mars, 1973-1974; Associate Editor, Proceedings of the Lunar Science Conference, 1978, 1980; NASA Lunar and Planetary Geoscience Review Panel, 1992-1994; Councilor, Meteoritical Society, 1992-1996; NASA CAPTEM (Curation and Analysis Planning Team for Extraterrestrial Materials) and Facilities Subcommittee, 1998-, and Genesis Sample Allocation Subcomm. 2004-; NASA Cosmochemistry Review Panel, 1998-2000; MEPAG (Mars Exploration Payload Analysis Group), 2000-. STARDUST Mission, Science Advisory Board, 1999-2006; NASA Origins Review Panel (Group Chief) 2003; NASA SRLIDAP Review Panel, 2001-2006. Steering Group, Solar System Exploration Survey (Decadal Survey), SSB, NRC, 2001-2002; NASA Cosmochemistry Management Operations Working Group, 2002-2006. STARDUST Participating Scientists Review Panel, 2005; Scientific Organizing Comm.: Groundtruth from Mars: Science payoff from a sample return mission, Albuquerque, NM, 2008; Caltech Keck Institute for Space Studies, Steering Group, New Directions in Robotic Exploration of Mars; Associate Editor, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 2008-.
Honors: F. W. Clarke Medal of the Geochemical Society, 1972; NASA Medal for Exceptional Scientific Achievement, 1976; Fellow, Meteoritical Society, 1976; John Simon Guggenheim Fellow, 1982-1983; J. William Fulbright Fellow, 1982-1983; NASA, Group Achievement Award, Planetary Materials Curation Team, 1983; Fellow, American Geophysical Union, 1990; contributions to solar system chronology recognized (honored) at the Workshop on the Chronology of Meteorites and the Early Solar System, Kauai, 2007.
Version July 2010