Aerospace and Fusion Plasmas, Aerodynamics.
Space systems, advanced lightweight aerospace structures, autonomous vehicles, advanced sensing technology, and novel orbital analysis.
Bachelor’s degree: industrial engineering with an international minor in French studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Master’s degree: mechanical and aerospace engineering, George Washington University
Doctoral degree: mechanical engineering, University of Kentucky
Plasma waves, magnetosphere-ionosphere coupling, radiation belts, space weather.
Ph.D., Geophysics and Space Physics, UCLA, 2012
B.A., Physics, Cornell University, 2006
Advanced space propulsion, nuclear fusion, hypersonics, space plasmas, and computational plasma physics.
Bachelor’s degree: aerospace and mechanical engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT)
Master's degree: aeronautics and astronautics, University of Washington, Seattle
Doctoral degree: aeronautics and astronautics, University of Washington, Seattle
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Dr. Joseph Baker Receives W.S. "Pete" White Award in Engineering Education
Congratulations to Dr. Joseph Baker on receiving the W.S. "Pete" White Award in Engineering Education at the 18th annual Dean's Awards Reception on April 28, 2015.
Dr. J. Michael Ruohoniemi named Faculty Fellow
Congratulations to Dr. J. Michael Ruohoniemi on being named a Faculty Fellow at the 18th annual Dean's Awards Reception on April 28, 2015.
Evan Thomas Successfully defends his doctoral dissertation
VT SuperDARN student Evan Thomas defended his doctoral disseration on Tuesday, February 15, to an examining committee of six professors. He is advised by Drs. Jo Baker and Mike Ruohoniemi, read more.
VT students launch experimental 3D printer on NASA rocket ship from Wallops Island
How would a 3-D printer work in the microgravity of suborbital space after surviving a jarring ride 100 miles above the earth?
Now Hiring: Assistant or Associate Professor – Magnetosphere-Ionosphere Physics, Space Weather, & Remote Sensing
Undergrad Radio Amateur Uses Reverse Beacon Network in Research Project
A Virginia Tech undergraduate researcher and radio amateur has used Super Dual Auroral Radar Network (SuperDARN) and Reverse Beacon Network (RBN) data to study how solar flares impact HF radio propagation over the entire dayside — the time Earth is in sunlight — with communication loss related to both flare intensity and distribution, read more.
Space@VT Hosts Apple Ridge Farm
Campers from Apple Ridge Farm visited Space@VT on Thursday, July 9, 2015 and spent time viewing many demonstrations and activities, read more.
Dr. Wayne Scales Receives 2014 Editors’ Citation for Excellence in Refereeing for Geophysical Research Letters
Congratulations to Dr. Wayne Scales for receiving the 2014 Editors' Citation for Excellence in Refereeing for Geophysical Research Letters by the American Geophysical Union (AGU).