Affiliate Research Scientist
Simon Wing is a space physicist with expertise in the magnetosphere and ionosphere of the Earth, Saturn, and Jupiter. After completing his undergraduate study at the University of Arizona, Simon Wing obtained his MS from The Johns Hopkins University, and his PhD from TU Eindhoven, in the Netherlands. He is presently a Principal Professional Staff Physicist at The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, an Adjunct Associate Professor at University of Maryland University College, and a Research Affiliate at the Space Science Institute. His research interests include modeling the open field line particle precipitation; modeling the magnetotail pressure, density, and temperature; geosynchronous environment; solar wind-magnetosphere interaction; field-aligned currents, and space weather. He has published over 100 papers.