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Joel HurowitzAssociate ProfessorGeosciencesCollege of Arts and Sciences
Joel Hurowitz is a geochemist and planetary scientist working at the forefront of the exploration of Mars. Specializing in understanding the processes of sedimentary rock formation and evolution, he has worked extensively on the ongoing Mars Exploration Rover mission. Recently, he became the Deputy Principal Investigator for the Planetary Instrument for X-ray Lithochemistry (PIXL), which measures the chemical composition of rocks and minerals and was selected by NASA to fly on the Mars 2020 Rover mission.
- PhD and MSc, Stony Brook University
- BSc, State University of New York at Albany
February 23, 2021NASA's NY Connection: From Long Island To MarsWNBC-TVRead ArticleFebruary 18, 2021NASA’s Perseverance rover scheduled to land on MarsFox 59Read ArticleJanuary 30, 2021Rocks Show Mars Once Felt Like Iceland: Crater Study Offers Window on Temperatures 3.5 Billion Years AgoScience DailyRead ArticleJanuary 21, 2021Rocks Show Mars Once Felt Like IcelandSci Tech DailyRead ArticleJuly 30, 2020Stony Brook Professor Among Scientists Who Designed Critical Instrument On NASA’s Mars Rover ‘Perseverance’WCBS-TVRead Article