Dr. James A. Slavin
Director, Heliophysics Science Division
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Dr. James Slavin has worked at the Caltech Jet Propulsion Laboratory (1982-6), NASA Headquarters (1986-7) and NASA GSFC (1987 – present). He is the author or co-author of over 260 scientific articles on Sun-Solar System Connection Physics. He has served as P.I., Co-I, Participating Scientist, GI or Team Member for 19 magnetic field investigations including the on-going Cluster, WIND, MESSENGER, Magnetospheric MultiScale and BepiColombo missions. Dr. Slavin has also been Project Scientist, Deputy Project Scientist, or Study Scientist for 4 NASA missions and mission lines including Space Technology 5 micro-satellite pathfinder mission that flew successfully in 2006. He is presently the Senior Project Scientist for the Solar Terrestrial Probes Program. Dr. Slavin has served in a number of supervisory positions including Director for the Heliophysics Science Division (present), Acting Associate Chief of the Laboratory for Extraterrestrial Physics (2004), and Head of the Electrodynamics Branch (1990-2004). Dr. Slavin is a recipient of the NASA Medal for Exceptional Achievement.