IPAC is part of the Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy at Caltech.

IPAC Director's Office

  • IPAC Executive Director: George Helou
  • IPAC Deputy Director: Rachel Akeson
  • IPAC Manager: David Imel
  • Head of Science Staff: Vandana Desai
  • Deputy Head of Science Staff: Harry Teplitz
  • Chief Engineer: Ben Rusholme
  • Chief Communications Officer: Gordon Squires

NExScI (NASA Exoplanet Science Institute)

  • Executive Director: Charles (Chas) Beichman
  • Director: Jonas Zmuidzinas
  • Deputy Director: David Ciardi
  • Chief Scientist: Jessie Christiansen
  • Operations Lead: Flo Langilotti

ENSCI (Euclid NASA Science Center at IPAC)

  • Project Scientist/Task Lead: Harry Teplitz
  • Deputy Task Lead: Phil Appleton

ICE (IPAC Communications and Education)

  • Lead: Gordon K. Squires
  • Visualization Scientist: Robert Hurt

IRSA (Infrared Science Archive)

  • Science Lead: Vandana Desai
  • Task Lead: Steve Groom

ISG (IPAC Support Group)

  • Administrative Staff Lead and Staff Operations:  Narot Piric
  • Facilities Lead:  Flo Langilotti
  • Financial Team Lead:  Nancy Paradise
  • Operations Support Lead:  Wendy Burt
  • Systems Engineering Lead:  Dave Flynn

KOA (Keck Observatory Archive)

  • Project Scientist/Task Lead: Bruce Berriman

NASA Exoplanet Archive

  • Project Scientist: Jessie Christiansen
  • Task Lead: Douglas McElroy

NED (NASA Extragalactic Database)

  • Science Lead: Joseph Mazzarella
  • Task Lead: Xiuqin Wu

NEO Surveyor (Near-Earth Object Survey Mission Survey Data Center)

  • Project Scientist/Task Lead: Roc Cutri

NEOWISE (Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer )

  • Project Scientist/Task Lead: Roc Cutri

Roman (Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope Science Support Center at IPAC)

  • Task Lead: Patrick Lowrance
  • Science Lead: Lee Armus

SPHEREx (SPHEREx Science Center at IPAC)

  • Task Lead: Rachel Akeson

ZTF (Zwicky Transient Facility Data System)

  • Task Lead: Tracy Chen