Colloquium Speaker:    Dr. C. Nick Arge

Dr. C. Nick Arge is the head of the Solar Physics Laboratory at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC). Prior to that, he worked at the University of Colorado & NOAA/Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) from 1996-2003 and then the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Space Vehicles Directorate from 2004-2016. Dr. Arge received his B.S. in Physics at the University of Arizona in 1985, an M.S. degree in Physics at the University of Minnesota in 1988, and a Ph.D. in Physics in 1997 at the University of Delaware. Dr. Arge’s research interests include the physics of the corona and solar wind, especially modeling of the corona and solar wind for both basic and forecasting purposes.