Presenter Bio: Dave McComas
Dr. David J. McComas is Assistant Vice President of the Space Science and Engineering Division at the Southwest Research Institute. He currently serves as principal investigator (PI) of the IBEX and Two Wide-angle Imaging Neutral-atom Spectrometers (TWINS) NASA missions. He is also PI of the solar wind instruments on the Ulysses, ACE, and New Horizons spacecraft, as well as the Jovian Auroral Distributions Experiment (JADE) on the Juno spacecraft that will orbit over Jupiter’s poles. He has published more than 350 papers on various space physics topics, including coronal, solar wind, heliospheric, magnetospheric, cometary and planetary science, as well as numerous space flight instruments, missions, and techniques. He is a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
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