Senior Research Scientist, Caltech
- University of Iowa, B.S. in Physics and Astronomy with Honors, 1991
- California Institute of Technology, Ph.D. in Astronomy, 1996
Rachel Akeson is a senior research scientist at Caltech, where she works on NASA astronomy missions such as the Kepler mission and the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope. Her research area focuses on the formation of stars and planets outside our Solar System.