Dr. Deanne Rogers is an Assistant Professor of Geosciences at Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, New York. Her work focuses on the use ofremote sensing techniques, statistical methods and laboratory spectroscopy to investigate planetary surface processes. Dr. Rogers obtained her Ph.D. at Arizona State University and worked as a Postdoctoral Scholar at the California Institute of Technology. During this time, she served as an Athena Collaborator and Payload Uplink/Downlink Lead on the Mars Exploration Rover missions. She also has had significant involvement on the Mars Odyssey mission, and is a Co-Investigator within the NASA Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI) sub-node at Stony Brook University. She was named a NASA Planetary Science Division Early Career Fellow in 2008, and served as a strategic analysis group member for the Mars Exploration Program Analysis Group (MEPAG) Goals Document update in 2010. She teaches courses in remote sensing and natural hazards.