In Memoriam

headshot of John Wasson

Research Professor - Curator

John Wasson was a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and the curator of the UCLA Meteorite Collection. He received his PhD from the MIT. His research involved the use of neutron activation and petrographic techniques to study chondrites and iron meteorites. His goal was to understand the processes by which these formed.