Doz. Rumi Nakamura

Group Leader

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Room 2.b.5

Research Interests

  • Space plasma physics, based on data analysis from satellites and ground-based measurements

Career Summary

1990-1991    Research Associate, National Institute of Polar Research, Tokyo, Japan
1991-1993    Research Associate, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA
1993-1998    Assistant Professor, Solar-Terrestrial Environment Laboratory, Nagoya University, Japan
1998-2001    Senior Scientist, Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik, Germany
since 2001     Group Leader, Institut für Weltraumforschung, ÖAW, Austria
since 2010     Lecturer, Institute of Physics, University of Graz, Austria


Refereed Articles: 426 (First Author: 45)
Citations in SCI: 14813 (Hirsch Index: 60)


2005    Woman Researcher of the Month, Ministry for Transport, Innovation & Technology, Austria
2005    TanakadateAward, Society of Geomagnetism & Earth, Planetary & Space Sciences, Japan
2011    Full Member, International Academy of Astronautics
2014    Julius-Bartels Medal, European Geophysical Union
2018    Member, European Academy of Sciences and Arts
2019    Corresponding Member, Austrian Academy of Sciences
2019    Member of Academia Europaea

Editorial/Advisory Boards

2007-2009    Associate Editor, Geophysical Research Letters
2007-2013    Editor, Annales Geophysicae
2008-2012    Associate Editor, Journal of Geophysical Research
2011-2013    International Space Science Institute, Science Committee
2015-2017    ESA Solar System Exploration Working Group
since 2017     International Academy of Astronautics, Board of Trustee, Basic Science Section Member
since 2019     ESA, Voyage 2050 senior committee