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.; 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.