Jennifer Mays

Jennifer Mays is the Project Manager for the Astromaterials Data System hosted by the Geoinformatics Research Group at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University.

Mays has 10+ years of experience with non-profit science programs. Prior to joining the GRG at Lamont, she was Program Associate for the Deep Carbon Observatory based at Carnegie Science in Washington, DC.

She has a MS in Geology. Her research focused on the paleoclimate of the Neotropics using stable organic carbon isotope geochemisty of lake cores.

Her undergraduate degree is in Anthropology and Archaeology. She worked for several years as a project archaeologist and lab manager in New Mexico.

Fields of Interest

Astromaterials sample data, Geochemistry, Geoinformatics, Data curation, Data management


M.S., Geosciences, University of Florida

B.A., Anthropology, University of Kansas