Welcome to the Ehlmann Research Group! We are planetary scientists, geologists, and remote sensing experts dedicated to understanding planetary surfaces and developing new instruments and techniques for mineralogy and chemistry analysis. We are closely involved in enabling new NASA missions and new technologies for Earth and planetary sciences. Current mission projects include MRO, MSL, Mars2020, EMIT, Lunar Trailblazer, as well as work for Ocean Worlds and Venus missions.


A review paper on magnesite formation led by Eva Scheller has been published in JGR-Planets. 07-15-21

Three students received degrees at graduation: Dr. Kevin Roback (PhD), Brandon Rasmussen (Masters), and Molly Crotteau (Bachelors). 06-11-21

A paper by Kevin Roback on landslides on Mars has been published in JGR-Planets. 06-01-21

A paper led by former postdoc Valerie Fox on spectra of Fe(III)-Fe(II)-Mg-Al smectites has been published in American Mineralogist.06-01-21

Dr. Kevin Roback has successfully defended his PhD! 05-12-21