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Madhulika Guhathakurta - NASA astrophysicist and Professor

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Job Info

Employer:
Catholic University of America &  NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Employer Home Page:
http://www.nasa.gov/centers/goddard/home/index.html

Position Type:
Education
Research
Government

Madhulika Guhathakurta's Job:
Madhulika teaches for the Catholic University of America.  For NASA Goddard Space Flight Center she studies the solar corona using data from satellites and she is the Lead Program Scientist for NASA's initiative called "Living With a Star" (LWS) which focuses on understanding and ultimately predicting solar variability and its diverse effects on Earth,  human technology and astronauts in space.  She is also leading two science definition teams for future missions in the LWS Program,  "Solar Probe" and "Solar Sentinels" and involved in a mission in formulation "Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP)".

Career Facts

Employer Type:
Government Agency/Laboratory

Physics Degree:
Doctorate

Educational Information

BS - Physics,  Delhi University
MS - Physics and Astrophysics,  Delhi University
PhD - Physics,  University of Denver.

More about Madhulika Guhathakurta

Direct link to Madhulika Guhathakurta's profile:
http://www.spsnational.org/cup/profiles/guhathakurta.html

Madhulika Guhathakurta

Biography:

Madhulika earned her BS in Physics from Delhi University,  her MS in Physics and Astrophysics from Delhi University and her PhD in Physics from University of Denver.  She has been a NASA astrophysicist since December of 1998,  a Lead Program Scientist for "Living With a Star" (LWS) and a Research Associate Professor with the Catholic University of America.