Staff

The Vatican Observatory could not function without the vital contributions of a number of Jesuits, priests, lay staff, and adjunct scholars both at Castel Gandolfo and in Tucson.

Further information for each staff member can be found by clicking on the personal profile.

Br. Guy J. Consolmagno, S.J.
Br. Guy J. Consolmagno, S.J.Director Vatican Observatory
Area of Research: Asteroids and Meteorites
Rev. Gabriele Gionti, S.J.
Rev. Gabriele Gionti, S.J.Vice Director for Castel Gandolfo
Area of Research: Cosmology and Quantum Gravity
Rev. Pavel Gabor, S.J.
Rev. Pavel Gabor, S.J.Vice Director for Tucson
Area of Research: Instrumentation and Extrasolar Planets
Mr. Paolo Beltrame, S.J.
Mr. Paolo Beltrame, S.J.Astronomer
Area of Research: Cosmology, Dark Matter, Dark Energy, Axions
Rev. Richard P. Boyle, S.J.
Rev. Richard P. Boyle, S.J.Astronomer
Area of Research: Star Clusters in the Milky Way Galaxy
Rev. David A. Brown, S.J.
Rev. David A. Brown, S.J.Astronomer
Area of Research: Stellar Evolution
Rev. Christopher J. Corbally, S.J.
Rev. Christopher J. Corbally, S.J.President National Committee Astronomy, IAU
Area of Research: Stellar Spectroscopy, Human Sentience
Rev. Richard A. D’Souza, S.J.
Rev. Richard A. D’Souza, S.J.Astronomer
Area of Research: Galaxy Foundation and Evolution
Rev. Matteo Galaverni
Rev. Matteo GalaverniAssociate Astronomer
Area of Research: Theoretical Cosmology
Rev. Robert Janusz, S.J.
Rev. Robert Janusz, S.J.Philosopher and Physicist
Area of Research: Computer Science, CCD Photometry
Rev. Jean-Baptiste Kikwaya Eluo, S.J.
Rev. Jean-Baptiste Kikwaya Eluo, S.J.Astronomer
Area of Research: Meteors, Fireballs, Asteroids, Comets, Near-Earth Objects
Rev. Giuseppe Koch, S.J.
Rev. Giuseppe Koch, S.J.Librarian Headquarters
Headquarters
Br. Robert J. Macke, S.J.
Br. Robert J. Macke, S.J.Astronomer
Curator Vatican Meteorite Collection
Area of Research: Meteorite Physical Properties
Rev. Alessandro Omizzolo
Rev. Alessandro OmizzoloAstronomer
Area of Research: Galaxies and Galaxy Clusters, Preservation and Digitization of Astronomical Plates
Br. Thomas Williams, S.J.
Br. Thomas Williams, S.J.Treasurer
Vatican Observatory Research Group

Lay members at Castel Gandolfo

FEDERICO BOLZONI
FEDERICO BOLZONIOffice Manager
Headquarters Staff
ANTONIO CORETTI
ANTONIO CORETTIInformation Technology
Headquarters Staff
ROMANO REGGIO
ROMANO REGGIOMaintenance and Technical Services
Headquarters Staff
ASSUNTA RODIA
ASSUNTA RODIACleaning
Headquarters Staff
GINA SAVINETTI
GINA SAVINETTICooking and Cleaning
Headquarters Staff

Lay members at Tucson

SUMMER FRANKS
SUMMER FRANKSVATT Software Engineer
VATT Operational Staff
Paul Smith
Paul SmithManager, Mountain Operations
VATT Operational Staff
Michael Franz
Michael FranzR & D Mechanical Engineer
Vatt Operational Staff
Gary Gray
Gary GrayFacilities Management and Maintenance
VATT Operational Staff
Chris Johnson
Chris JohnsonR & D Software Engineer
VATT Operational Staff

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Vatican Observatory

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