Colloquium Speaker: Dr. Noé Lugaz
University of New Hampshire

Dr. Noé Lugaz is an Associate Research Professor at the Space Science Center of the University of New Hampshire, where he has been since 2012. Prior to joining UNH, he was a researcher at the Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii from 2007 to 2012. He received his PhD in Space Science from the University of Michigan in 2007. Dr. Lugaz currently serves as Editor-in-Chief of the “Space Weather” journal and as the chair of the steering committee of SHINE. His research primarily focuses on the investigation of CMEs and their consequences. He has been studying CME propagation using MHD simulations, remote observations and in situ measurements, CME initiation, energetic particle acceleration by CME shocks, and the effects of CMEs and shocks on Earth’s magnetosphere and radiation belts. His research has been funded continuously for the past 13 years by NSF and NASA for over 10M$ as PI. Dr. Lugaz has co-authored over 95 articles in peer-reviewed journals, including 35 as first or second author. He received the 2016 and 2017 AGU Editor’s Citation for Excellence in Refereeing and EGU’s Arne Richter award for Outstanding Young Scientists in 2014.