Jayanth Serla

201 E. Orange Mall
Mars Space Flight Facility
Graduate Associate
Graduate Assistant/Associate
TEMPE Campus

Student Information

Graduate Student
Geological Sciences
The College of Lib Arts & Sci


M.S. Aerospace Engineering, Arizona State University 2015

B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University - Hyderabad, India 2013

Research Interests

  • Emplacement, evolution and rheology of mid-latitude ice on Mars
  • Mars surface thermophysical properties
  • Thermal Infrared Spectroscopy



Research Group

Mars Space Flight Facility


Poster Presentation:

Serla, J.K., Christensen, P.R., and Grau Galofre, A. (2020), Ice in the Mid-latitudes of Mars: An Initial Study of Ice Dynamics, Abstract No. 6073 presented at the Seventh International Conference on Mars Polar Science and Exploration, Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina, 13-17 Jan.

Serla, J.K., and Christensen, P.R. (2019), Modeling Diurnal Temperature Variation on Mars Using Themis Infrared Data and KRC Numerical Model: A Study of Three Sites, Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 50

Serla, J.K., and Christensen, P.R. (2018), Modeling Diurnal Temperature Variation on Mars Using THEMIS Thermal Data and KRC Numerical Thermal Model, Abstract [EP23F-2392] presented at 2018 Fall Meeting, AGU, Washington, D.C., 10-14 Dec.