February 19, 2021

Media advisory: SIU researchers can comment on Mars mission

Reporters and news crews are invited to contact Southern Illinois University Carbondale professors conducting research related to or affiliated with NASA, as the agency landed its most recent mission to Mars on Thursday.

  • Liliana Lefticariu, associate professor in the School of Earth Systems and Sustainability, is a longstanding NASA collaborator. NASA has sponsored her past and present research, and she can answer questions about Mars’ geologic and climatic history. She can be reached at lefticar@siu.eduor 618-453-7373.
  • Sally Potter-McIntyre, associate professor in the School of Earth Systems and Sustainability, and her students study both the geology and magmatism of Mars, with several projects funded by NASA. She can be reached at pottermcintyre@siu.edu or 970-618-0126.