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Hugh Kanner

Center for Astrophysics
Program Manager, Central Engineering


Hugh is a Program Manager in the CfA Central Engineering’s Systems group. He joined the CfA in 2013, coming from the applications software industry, most recently with SolidWorks product data management. He has worked on several heliophysics and astrophysics flight and ground based programs, including Parker Solar Probe / SWEAP, GMT G-CLEF and AGWS, and next-generation Event Horizon Telescope and is currently continuing his program management, deputy PM, and configuration management roles on these programs in addition to our latest MIDEX heliophysics program, HelioSwarm. Hugh also serves on the SAO Council.

B.S. Aerospace Engineering, Univ of Michigan; M.B.A. University of Texas