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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

Principal Investigator, Comet Interceptor European Space Agency mission; launch 2028.

Primary research areas:

- Comet- and dust-solar wind interactions

- Planetary magnetospheres; interactions with rings and moons

- Heliospheric physics

Principal Investigator, Comet Interceptor EnVisS instrument.

Team member, Cassini CAPS and MIMI instrument teams.

Co-Investigator, ExoMars 2020 PanCam, Solar Orbiter SWA

Affiliate PI, Large Synoptic Survey Telescope

Teaching summary

2018-present: PHAS0019 - Planetary Science

Education

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