Roles

Tenure Track Faculty

Biography

Dr. Daniel N. Baker's primary research interests - study of plasma physical and energetic particle phenomena in planetary magnetospheres and in Earth's vicinity, space instrument design, space physics data analysis, magnetospheric modeling. He is a prolific author and Fellow with - American Geophysical Union (AGU), American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, American Association for the Advancement of Science. He is also a member of International Academy of Astronautics and U.S. National Academy of Engineering. He has served on national/international scientific committees - Chair National Research Council Committee on Solar and Space Physics, Pres. Space Physics and Aeronomy section AGU, Chair National Academies 2013-2022 Decadal Survey Solar and Space Physics. He is a member of NASA and National Academy panels/committees and advisory panels for the US Air Force and NSF. Investigator on NASA space missions: MESSENGER, MMS, RBSP, IMAP. Numerous awards: 2016 Co. Governor’s Award

Additional Information

Nonlinear Dynamics, Magnetospheric Phenomena, Plasma Physics, Planetary Studies