Gerard A. Kriss

Gerard A. Kriss is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy of the Johns Hopkins University. He is also an Associate Astronomer at the Space Telescope Science Institute, where he is the Lead Instrument Scientist for the James Webb Space Telescope. His primary research interests are extragalactic observational astronomy, particularly quasars, active galaxies, and the intergalactic medium, and space instrumentation.


Contact Information:

  Telephone number: 410-338-4353
  Fax number: 410-338-5090
  Office location: Space Telescope Science Institute, 412
  E-mail address:
  Mailing address: Space Telescope Science Institute
3700 San Martin Drive
Baltimore, MD 21218

Additional information:

  Research activities Publications
  Biographical Sketch Astronomical web sites
  Specfit: An interactive IRAF task for fitting 1-D spectra.
  The Hopkins Ultraviolet Telescope (HUT)
  The Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer (FUSE)