Cory Lehan is the senior developer of CosmoQuest. While studying Computer Science at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, he was hired as a programmer by Dr. Pamela Gay to manage the International Year of Astronomy website. Upon graduating, he was hired full time, and together they implemented the first CosmoQuest website and mapping interface. Since then, he’s managed a team of developers to maintain and improve the CosmoQuest website and all technical aspects of the CosmoQuest community, including interface design, system design, server development, and data mining.
His skills include web development, data mining and visualization, computer graphics, simulation, artificial intelligence, application of mathematics, finding craters, and camping.