Planetary Scientist, NASA

David's main research interests are the reconstruction of environments which supported early life on Earth and the search for life elsewhere in the solar system. He works at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.


  • 2016–present
    Planetary Scientist, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • 2014–2015
    Postdoctoral fellow, California Institute of Technology


    Macquarie University, B.Sc
    University of New South Wales, Ph.D.
    University of New South Wales, M.Phil.