Introducing Amy Barr Mlinar

Amy Barr Mlinar is an expert in the formation and evolution of icy bodies. She is currently a Senior Scientist at the Planetary Science Institute in Tucson, AZ. Amy holds a BS in Planetary Science from Caltech and PhD in Astrophysics from the University of Colorado, Boulder. She is a member of the Europa Imaging System team and the REASON ice-penetrating radar team for the forthcoming Europa mission. She has been a member of several National Academies committees including Planetary Protection for Icy Bodies, and is currently a member of the Academies’ Intelligence Science and Technology Experts Group. Amy currently resides in Belgrade, Serbia. In her spare time, she serves on the Board of Trustees of the Summer Science Program, Inc., which operates a summer residential astronomy enrichment program that has been active since 1959.

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