The MIT Kavli Institute paves the way for new developments in space- & ground-based astrophysics. Our faculty, research staff, and students develop technology & instrumentation with a focus on an engineering and technical core.
Researchers at The Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research explore extreme and unusual phenomena found beyond the Earth including extrasolar planets, black holes, neutron stars, and distant galaxies and clusters of galaxies.
I started my career analyzing data and modeling plasma transport and chemistry in planetary magnetospheres. I am now PI of the Voyager plasma experiment and study the interaction of the solar wind with the interstellar medium.
My research interests are the solar wind from the Sun out to the heliopause, its propagation and evolution, an modelling of planetary magnetopsheres, particularly Saturn.
Over 230 space science publications: see web.mit.edu/space/www/pls_pubs.html