Dr. Martha Gilmore

Martha S. Gilmore is the Seney Professor of Geology in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Wesleyan University and is a planetary geologist working on morphology and remote sensing of the surfaces of Venus and Mars. She is a Science Team Member on NASA’s DAVINCI and VERITAS missions to Venus. Dr. Gilmore is the Principle Investigator of a Venus Flagship Mission Concept Study for the Planetary Decadal Survey. She has served as the Vice-Chair of the Venus Exploration Analysis Group and has been a member of the Planetary Science Decadal Survey and is the Co-Chair of the NAS Committee on Astrobiology and Planetary Sciences. Dr. Gilmore has been recognized as a Fellow of the Geological Society of America and is the 2020 recipient honoree of the GSA Bromery Award. Dr. Gilmore received her Ph.D. in Geological Sciences from Brown University in 1997, followed by a post-doctoral fellowship at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasedena, CA.