Alistair Walker

The 6th director of CTIO from 2003 to 2008. He worked with the Yale team led by Charles Bailyn in setting up SMARTS, and played a crucial role in the decadal review. During his period the DECam project was born and the LSST Project chose the site where it will construct its future installations on AURA property. 

Dr. Walker continues as a staff astronomer at CTIO.