Lisa Storrie-Lombardi

President & Observatory Director

Dr. Storrie-Lombardi came to LCO from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where she served as Project Manager for NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope & NuSTAR since 2016 and the Head of the Astronomy and Physics Directorate Operating Missions Office since 2017. Prior to joining JPL in 2016, she spent 17 years at the Spitzer Science Center at Caltech. She received her PhD in astronomy and astrophysics from the University of Cambridge in 1995. She spends as much of her free time as possible at the beach with her dogs.