Dr. Mario Juric

Dr. Mario Juric

Institute Research Collaborator

Asteroid Institute


Professor Mario Juric is an Associate Professor of Astronomy and the Director of the DiRAC (Data-intensive Research in Astrophysics and Cosmology) Institute at the University of Washington. He is also a Senior Fellow at the University’s eScience Institute. Professor Juric is the PI of UW’s contribution to the Rubin Observatory, where he defined the science products Rubin will deliver, and he leads the Solar System Pipelines team for the observatory.







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Languages Spoken

English, Croatian




Moeyens, Joachim, et al. “THOR: An Algorithm for Cadence-Independent Asteroid Discovery.” The Astronomical Journal 162.4 (2021): 143.

Jones, R. Lynne, et al. “The large synoptic survey telescope as a near-earth object discovery machine.” Icarus 303 (2018): 181-202.

Jurić, Mario, et al. “The LSST data management system.” arXiv preprint arXiv:1512.07914 (2015).

Parker, A., et al. “The size distributions of asteroid families in the SDSS Moving Object Catalog 4.” Icarus 198.1 (2008): 138-155.



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