Zoltan Sternovsky

Assistant Professor
Contact Information:
303-492-7814, 303-735-6272 (LASP)

Office location: ECOT 538

Focus Area

Earth and Space Sciences


Ph.D., Physics of Ionized Media, Charles University, Prague, 2001
M.S., Physics, Charles University, Prague, 1998

Professional Experience

2009-Present, Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado
2005-Present, Research Scientist, Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado
2002-2004, Research Associate, Physics Department, University of Colorado


Young Scientist Award, International Union of Pure and Applied Sciences (2011)

Research Interests

Instrument development for sounding rockets and satellites; cosmic dust; lunar plasma and dust environment; physics of dusty plasmas, plasma diagnostics, dust charging, laboratory plasma physics, plasma simulations; mesospheric aerosol particles.