Researcher - Curator
Alan Rubin received his has a Ph.D. in Geology from the Univ. of New Mexico. He is a retired and recalled adjunct professor and co-curator of the UCLA Meteorite Collection; he has been at UCLA since 1983. He has conducted meteorite research on a wide variety of samples, concentrating on the nature and origin of chondrules, shock effects in chondrites and the processes that heated and altered meteorite parent bodies.