The SOFIA International Summit (SIS) was an external science group that discussed, evaluated and commented on SOFIA’s scientific performance and provided feedback to the SOFIA program management of NASA and DLR, the bi-national SOFIA partners. The results of the Summit reflect the opinions of individual members and consensus opinion of the group is not required. The SIS first convened in early 2017. Disbanded as of December 31, 2022.

SIS Charter (May 2016)

SIS Orientation Meeting Notes

SIS Members (as of August 2018)

Dr. Andrew Harris (University of Maryland)
Dr. Jürgen Stutzki (University of Cologne) – Germany co-chair
Dr. Matthew Greenhouse (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center)
Dr. Jay Lockman (NRAO)
Dr. Karl Menten (Max Planck Institute for Radioastronomy)
Dr. Samuel Harvey Moseley (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center)
Dr. John Nousek (Penn State University)
Dr. Michael Werner (NASA Jet Propulsion Lab) – US co-chair
Dr. Karl Gordon (Space Telescope Science Institute)


December 11, 2021: Agenda, Presentations, and Report
October 8-9, 2018 in Palmdale, California: Agenda, Presentations, and Report
November 14-15, 2017: Agenda, Presentations, and Report
March 2-3, 2017: Agenda, Presentations, and Report