Univ.-Doz. Dr.

Rumi Nakamura

Rumi Nakamura

Senior Group Leader am Institut für Weltraumforschung der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften

Corresponding Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences in Austria since 2019




Research Areas:

  • Physics, Astronomy
  • Plasma physics
  • Space exploration
  • General geophysics
  • Magnetics





Selected Memberships:

  • Fellow, American Geophysical Union
  • Full Member, International Academy of Astronautics
  • Member, European Academy of Sciences and Arts
  • Member, Academia Europaea

Selected Prizes:

  • Julius-Bartels Medal from the European Geophysical Union, 2008
  • Tanakadate Award from the Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences, Japan, 2005
  • ISI Most-Cited Scientist, Geosciences, top 1% 1997-2007, 2008

Selected Publications:

  • Nakamura, R.; Retinò, A.; Baumjohann, W.; Volwerk, M.; Erkaev, N.; Klecker, B.; Lucek, E. A.; Dandouras, I.; André, M. and Khotyaintsev, Y. (2009) Evolution of dipolarization in the near-Earth current sheet induced by Earthward rapid flux transport. Annales Geophysicae (27), S. 1743-1754.
  • Nakamura, R.; Baumjohann, W.; Mouikis, C.; Kistler, L. M.; Runov, A.; Volwerk, M.; Asano, Y.; Voeroes, Z.; Zhang, T. L.; Klecker, B.; Reme, H. and Balogh, A. (2004) Spatial scale of high-speed flows in the plasma sheet observed by Cluster. Geophysical Research Letters (31).
  • Nakamura, R.; Baumjohann, W.; Klecker, B.; Bogdanova, Y.; Balogh, A.; Reme, H.; Bosqued, J.-M.; Dandouras, I.; Sauvaud, J.-A.; Glassmeier, K.-H.; Kistler, L.; Mouikis, C.; Zhang, T. L.; Eichelberger, H. and Runov, A. (2002) Motion of the dipolarization front during a flow burst event observed by Cluster. Geophysical Research Letters (29).
  • Nakamura, R.; Baker, D.N.; Yamamoto, T.; Belian, R. D.; Bering III, E. A.; Benbrook, J. R. and Theall, J. R. (1994) Particle and field signatures during pseudobreakup and major expansion onset. Journal of Geophysical Research (99), S. 207-221.