Alexandra Leontire Brosius

Alexandra Leontire Brosius

  • VISITING RESEARCH ASSIST.
  • 301.286.6925
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 691
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: PENN STATE UNIVERSITY
  • Brief Bio

    Alexandra is a doctoral graduate student in Atmospheric Science and Meteorology at Penn State University. She works on-site at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center under the advisement of Dr. Lynn Wilson III, Dr. Carrie Anderson, and Dr. James Kasting. Her hobbies include acting out and photographing her research using an LED hula hoop and poi. You can view her science photography projects here: https://www.behance.net/alexandralbrosius.

    Research Interests

    Any and all plasma waves

    Shocks in the inner and outer heliosphere

    Transient foreshock phenomena

    Magnetosphere-ionosphere coupling

    Current Projects

    Foreshock plasma wave characterization using Venus Express

    Talks, Presentations and Posters

    A talk for the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory Graduate Summer School. The presentation can be found here: https://gss.pppl.gov/2020/

    Effect of Minimum Variance Analysis criteria on >150,000 Venus Express wave intervals

    8 / 13 / 2020

    A poster presentation for the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory Graduate Summer School.

    Effect of Minimum Variance Analysis criteria on >150,000 Venus Express wave intervals

    7 / 14 / 2020

    A talk for the Virtual GEM Summer 2020 Workshop focus group on particle energization at collisionless shocks in the MMS era. The presentation can be found here: https://www.vgem2020.com/focusGroups/BSH.

    Education

    Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory Graduate Summer School 2020 participant and student presenter

    MS Penn State Atmospheric Science and Meteorology 2018

    Professional Societies

    American Geophysical Union, 2018 - Present
    Student Member
    Chi Epsilon Pi (National Meteorology Honors Society), 2019 - Present

    Professional Service

    Co-convener for an AGU Fall 2020 session on collisionless shocks

    Awards

    NASA Group Achievement Award for Atmospheric Tomography (ATom) Airborne Earth Science Mission

    NASA Group Achievement Award for KORea-US Air Quality (KORUS-AQ) Airborne Earth Science Mission

    Brief Bio

    Alexandra is a doctoral graduate student in Atmospheric Science and Meteorology at Penn State University. She works on-site at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center under the advisement of Dr. Lynn Wilson III, Dr. Carrie Anderson, and Dr. James Kasting. Her hobbies include acting out and photographing her research using an LED hula hoop and poi. You can view her science photography projects here: https://www.behance.net/alexandralbrosius.

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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