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Maria Kazachenko

Maria

Kazachenko

Roles

Tenure Track Faculty

Biography

I work in solar astrophysics. My research interests range from the storage of magnetic energy in solar active regions, to the release of that energy in solar flares with an emphasis of comparison and integration of observations with simulations. Understanding how this energy is stored and released is necessary to predict solar eruptions and hence the space weather. I am also involved in the development of the Critical Science Plan for The Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope, the largest 4-meter solar telescope in the world, with the first light expected in early 2020.

Additional Information

Solar Astronomy, Solar Phenomena, Solar Physics