December 18, 2018

Magneto & Aero Members

Below is a listing of the members of the Magneto & Aero group at the Space Sciences Lab. The groups Associate Director is Thomas Immel.

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Oleksiy Agapitov

Spacecraft data processing and interpretation Electromagnetic wave propagation in magnetized plasmas Cyclotron resonant wave-particle interactions

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Christopher Chaston

Research Physicist

Institution:
University of California, Berkeley, Space Sciences Laboratory

Education:
B.S. in Physics, University of Newcastle, Australia
PhD in Space Plasma Physics, University of Newcastle, Australia

Professional Background:
Space Physicist, UCB, 1996-2018
Future Fellow/Assoc. Read More…

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Harald Frey

Research Physicist

Harald Frey received his education in Germany and after 3 years in industry and 6 years at the Max-Planck-Institute for extraterrestrial physics he joined SSL in 1997. Read More…

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Brian Harding

Assistant Research Physicist

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Arthur Hull

Assistant Research Physicist

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Thomas Immel

Research Physicist

Dr. Thomas Immel is a Senior Fellow at Space Sciences Laboratory, with a Ph. D. in Physics from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. His interests are in exploring the conditions in space near Earth, and learning to predict the behaviors in this system. Read More…

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Andreas Keiling

Research Physicist

Born in Berlin, Germany, Dr. Andreas Keiling was an undergraduate student at Imperial College, London, before moving to the University of Minnesota, where he completed his Ph.D. Read More…

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Solène Lejosne

Assistant Research Physicist

Solène Lejosne is an Assistant Researcher at the Space Sciences Laboratory at UC Berkeley, where she conducts research on the near-Earth space environment.

She grew up in the town of Givet, France. Read More…

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Guiping Liu

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Stephen Mende

Research Physicist

Research physicist specializing in studies observing light emitted by the atmosphere including aurora, airglow, sprites and lightning induced flashes and all atmospheric light shows in the visible and ultraviolet wavelength range using sensitive cameras and other instruments flown on spacecraft or operated from the ground. Read More…

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Forrest Mozer

Research Physicist

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Mitsuo Oka

Assistant Research Physicist

Mitsuo Oka has a broad interest in the kinetic properties of space plasma, including solar wind with interstellar-origin pickup ions, shocks, and magnetic reconnection. His recent primary focus has been on electron acceleration in solar flares and terrestrial plasma environment (including the bow shock and magnetotail). Read More…

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George Parks

Research Experience (1963-present)
Balloon and rocket experiments since 1963. Satellite borne experiments since 1967. Co-I on ATS-6 energetic particle experiment. Co-I on ISEE 1 and 2 energetic particle experiment. Read More…

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Tai Phan

Senior Fellow

Tai Phan received his Ph.D. from Dartmouth College in 1991. He worked at the Max-Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics in Germany and at the National research Council of Canada before joining the Space Sciences Laboratory at UC Berkeley, where he is currently a Senior Fellow. Read More…

Ilan Roth

Assoc Res Physicist

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Ivan Vasko