Tiffany Swarmer

Tiffany Swarmer

Tiffany Swarmer works with the University of North Dakota’s (UND) Human Spaceflight Laboratory where she provides support as a study coordinator, research assistant, biologist, and emergency medical technician for analog habitat and spacesuit research.  She has a B.S. in biology with a focus on microbiology and will be completing a M.S. in Space Studies focused on the human factors of long duration spaceflight.  She has a multidisciplinary background with work in DNA sequencing, medical risk management, emergency medicine, public relations, and microbial research. Active in the space outreach community Tiffany enjoys promoting STEM work and education through various programs such as high altitude ballooning, tours of the UND aerospace facilities, and maintaining a connection with local media. Recently she was the Lunar analog suit tester during an internationally broadcast event at World Space Week that incorporated many countries in a friendly competition to test their developing suits. On a leisurely note she has a great interest in fitness and enjoys a wide variety of sporting activities ranging from hiking and rock climbing to tennis and volleyball. Tiffany continues to be active in space analog research and human factors testing and is looking forward to continuing her education in the aerospace sciences.