MEET JAMIE DUNN: JAMES WEBB SPACE TELESCOPE INTEGRATED SCIENCE INSTRUMENT MODULE MANAGER
Jamie Dunn is the Integrated Science Instrument Module (ISIM) Manager for the James Webb Space Telescope program at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.
Jamie has held several positions since he first began his career at Goddard in 1991 as a cooperative education student. He has been with the Webb Telescope program since 2004. He started as the Integration and Test Manager for the ISIM, where he was responsible for managing the overall integration and testing program for the Webb telescope's ISIM. Jamie was promoted to the Deputy Manager, Webb telescope ISIM, and then in 2008 was promoted to his current position.
As ISIM Manager, Jamie leads the development of the ISIM and Webb Telescope science instruments. He is responsible for over a dozen major in-house subsystems along with the major interfaces with the European and Canadian Space Agencies.
Prior to joining the Webb telescope program, he worked on the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) as the Integration and Test Manager for the telescope’s Wide Field Camera 3. Jamie also served as a Supervisor in the Space Simulation Test Engineering Section for Hubble and worked on Hubble Servicing Missions (SM) 1, 2 and 3.
Jamie was also a Space Simulation Test Engineer where he was responsible for the successful completion of environmental tests on spacecraft hardware ranging from subsystem to observatory level for many missions, including; Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer/Explorer Platform (EUVE)/EP, Solar, Anomalous and Magnetosphere Particle Explorer (SAMPEX), Fast Auroral Snapshot Explorer (FAST), Submillimeter Wave Astronomy Satellite (SWAS), Transition Region and Coronal Explorer (TRACE), HST (SM1, SM2, and SM3), Hitchhiker, GAS, Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites (GOES), SPARTAN, X-Ray Timing Explorer (XTE), Small Spacecraft Technology Initiative (SSTI), Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM), and Earth Observing-1 (EO-1).
Jamie received a B.S. degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Maryland in 1993 and an M.S. in System Engineering from Johns Hopkins in 2000. Jamie is married and has three sons.