Experts and field practicioners
Dr. Darin Ragozzine has extensive experience in grant procurement and has applied and received funding from such agencies as: the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI). In addition, he has served as a panelist and ad-hoc reviewer for these agencies, as well as other national and international donors. He also was a major multi-stage panelist for a $500M NASA mission. Through his extensive scientific experience and knowledge of the Department of Defense’s (DoD) grant procurement process, he understands what it takes to apply and receive funding from its various agencies.
Dr. Ragozzine is a professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Brigham Young University. He received his Ph.D. in Planetary Science from Caltech and a Bachelors degree in Physics and Astronomy & Astrophysics from Harvard.