Delores Knipp
Research Professor
COLORADO CENTER FOR ASTRODYNAMICS RESEARCH

Aerospace Engineering Sciences
University of Colorado at Boulder
Boulder, CO 80309-0431
Office: ECOT 618

Research Interests

Atmospheric and space physics, upper atmosphere electrodynamics, plasma physics, satellite drag, space weather as a system, data assimilation.

Education

Ph.D., Atmospheric Science, University of California, Los Angeles, 1989
M.S., Atmospheric Science (Space Physics), University of California, Los Angeles, 1988
M.S., Atmospheric Science (Remote Sensing), University of Missouri, 1984
B.S., Atmospheric Science, University of Missouri, 1976

Professional Experience

2013-Present, Research Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder CO
2009-2012, Visiting Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder
2009-2010, National Research Council Resident Research Associate Fellowship, NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center
2008-Present Senior Research Associate, High Altitude OBservatory, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO
1997-2008, Professor of Physics, US Air Force Academy, CO
1989-1996, Assistant and Associate Professor of Physics, US Air Force Academy, CO
1977-1999, US Air Force Officer, Various assignments relating to meteorology and space physics

Awards (selected)

2010 - National Research Council Resident Research Associate Fellowship, NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center
2008 - Professor of the Year US Air Force Academy