Andrew O. Shumway

Andrew Shumway is a graduate researcher pursuing a dual-title PhD in Earth and Space Sciences and Astrobiology at the University of Washington. At UW, Andrew studies the elusive role of water on Mars with his advisor, Professor David Catling. Coming from a background in Physics (B.S. Georgia Tech, 2018), Andrew now applies his skills to experimental research in planetary geochemistry and astrobiology. Andrew is also a member of the Perseverance rover science team, where he works on the PIXL instrument studying the composition of rocks on Mars! Learn more about Andrew's current projects and interests on his research page.

Outside of the lab, you can usually find Andrew hiking, rock climbing, kayaking, taking photos, making music, or playing board games. 


Email: shumway 'at' uw 'dot' edu

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