Zachary Luppen

2017-18 Latham Fellow
Majoring in Astronomy and Physics

Zachary Luppen is a third-year undergraduate in astronomy and physics with a certificate in museum studies. His current research focuses on working with the University of Iowa Plasma-Waves Group to design and fabricate a subsurface radar instrument for the Europa Clipper Spacecraft and JUICE spacecraft. Zachary hopes to continue working on spacecraft after graduating, possibly working at NASA or SpaceX. In his spare time, he likes to build model rockets, read classic literature and listen to the Beatles.