David J. McComas

David J. McComas
Now Vice President of the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) (see PPPL page)

Education:

  • B.S. Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1980
  • M.S. Geophysics & Space Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, 1985
  • Ph.D. Geophysics & Space Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, 1986
  • Research Areas:

    • Space Physics (heliophysics) science and mission and Instrument leadership
    • Solar wind and heliospheric physics from the corona to the interstellar medium
    • Magnetospheric physics at the Earth and other planets
    • Development of innovative space measurements, instruments and missions

    Past Graduate Students: