UCL Department of Space and Climate Physics

Prof Geraint Jones

Prof Geraint Jones

Professor of Planetary Science

Dept of Space & Climate Physics

Faculty of Maths & Physical Sciences

Joined UCL
20th Mar 2007

Research summary

Mission Science Consortium Lead, Comet Interceptor European Space Agency mission; launch 2029.

Primary research areas:

- Comet- and dust-solar wind interactions

- Planetary magnetospheres; interactions with rings and moons

- Heliospheric physics

Science Consortium Lead, ESA Comet Interceptor mission.

Co-Investigator, ExoMars 2020 PanCam

Co-Investigator, Solar Orbiter SWA

Affiliate PI, Large Synoptic Survey Telescope

Team member, Cassini CAPS and MIMI instrument teams.

Teaching summary

2018-present: PHAS0019 - Planetary Science


University College London
Doctorate, Doctor of Philosophy | 1997
University College London
First Degree, Bachelor of Science | 1993