The Centre for Planetary Sciences at UCL / Birkbeck

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

Primary research areas:

- Comet- and dust-solar wind interactions

- Planetary magnetospheres; interactions with rings and moons

- Heliospheric physics

Lead Proposer, Comet Interceptor mission proposal to the European Space Agency.

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


University College London
PhD, Astronomy | 1997
University College London
BSc Hons, Astronomy | 1993