Dr. Bill Reach

Associate Director for Science Operations on SOFIA, USRA
Dr. Bill Reach, DEI Member

Bill joined USRA in 2010 as part of the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA). He is an expert on studies of dust in the Solar System, including the zodiacal light and comets, as well as the diffuse interstellar medium and cosmic backgrounds. On SOFIA, he oversees the scientific operations including planning & scheduling, science instrument support, and data processing. He joined the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee in 2021.