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Dr. Marshall Bautz


Arcus Detector Lead
Massachusetts Institutue of Technology

Dr. Bautz is a Senior Research Scientist and the Associate Director of the MIT Kavli Institute. He conducts research on galaxy clusters, and has authored or co-authored over 140 refereed papers. He has also developed instrumentation for high-energy astrophysics missions for over 25 years, having been the Project Scientist for the ACIS detector on the ASCA X-ray mission, the Advanced CCD Imaging Spectometer on the Chandra X-Ray Observatory, and the Principal Investigator for the Suzaku X-ray Imaging Spectrometer. He also works with groups at at MKI and at MIT Lincoln Laboratory on next-generation active pixel X-ray imaging detectors. He received a B.A. (physics) from Cornell Univerisy, B.A. (physics and philosophy) from Oxford University, and Ph.D. (physics) from Princeton University.