Lynne Jones


Lynne Jones is the Performance Scientist for the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) at the University of Washington and currently co-chair of the LSST Solar System Science Collaboration. She was part of the Survey/Detection panel of the  2010 NRC Commitee to Ceview Near-Earth-Object Survey and Hazard Mitigation Strategies. As part of her work with LSST, Dr Jones evaluates the scientific performance of LSST observing strategies, including the potential for studying small bodies with this next-generation telescope. She received her PhD from University of Michigan, conducting surveys to discover some of the faintest known (at the time) TransNeptunian Objects.