Biography – Bill McClintock
Dr. Bill McClintock
Dr. William McClintock is a Senior Research Scientist at the University of Colorado, Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP). He obtained both a BA in Physics and a PhD in Physics from the Johns Hopkins University. Bill joined LASP in 1977 to develop rocket experiments for observing interstellar matter. He serves as the SORCE SOLSTICE Instrument Scientist. In addition to his SORCE activities, Bill is a Co-Investigator on a number of NASA planetary programs including the Ultraviolet Imaging Spectrometer Experiment on the Cassini Mission to Saturn and the MErcury: Surface, Space Environment, GEochemistry, Ranging (MESSENGER) Discovery Mission. He is also the Principal Investigator for the Mercury Atmospheric and Surface Composition Spectrometer (MASCS) aboard MESSENGER. Bill’s research interests include the precise measurement of solar and stellar ultraviolet irradiance and ultraviolet observations of planetary atmospheres and exospheres.