Biography – Rick Kohnert
Richard Kohnert is a Professional Research Assistant at the University of Colorado’s Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP). He obtained a BS in Engineering Physics at the University of Colorado in 1982. His interest in space sciences and spectroscopy emerged while working as a student on a grazing incidence soft x-ray diffraction experiment. He has worked at LASP in the development, calibration, and deployment of remote sensing UV instruments since graduation. He is currently the Chief Systems Engineer on the SORCE Mission and will continue to contribute to the development and deployment of the next generation of solar irradiance instruments.