Mark SubbaRao

Senior Associate, KICP
Director of the Space Visualization Laboratory at the Adler Planetarium

Mark SubbaRao
Adler Planetarium


Ph.D., Astrophysics, Johns Hopkins University, 1996


Mark SubbaRao's area of research is cosmology, particularly the large-scale structure of the Universe. He was a builder of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, which produced a 3D map of over one million galaxies. Dr. SubbaRao utilizes the capabilities of the Adler’s immersive theaters in his scientific visualization work. He chairs the Science and Data Visualization Task Force of the International Planetarium Society