Dr. Douglas Mach

Dr. Douglas Mach

RESEARCH AREAS:           

Electronic instrumentation, scientific software, storm electricity, remote sensing, lightning physics, lightning hazards to launch vehicles, operational research and analysis, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) measurements, satellite measurements of lightning, and international scientific cooperation

 

EDUCATION:           

1982 - B.S.  Engineering Physics, University of Oklahoma

1984 - M.S.  Engineering Physics, University of Oklahoma (Evaluation of an LLP ground strike locating system)

1987 - Ph.D. Physics, University of Oklahoma (Return stroke velocities using a solid state silicon detector system)

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

2013 - present  Senior Atmospheric and Storm Electricity Scientist, USRA

2013 - present  Member, Lightning Imager Mission Advisory Group (EUMETSAT)      

2006 - present  Member, Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) Science Team

2006 - present  Member, GOES-R Calibration Working Group (CWG)

2006 - present  Member, GOES-R Algorithm Working Group (AWG)

2010 - 2013      Member, Lightning Imager Science Team (EUMETSAT)          

2000 - 2013      Research Scientist II, University of Alabama in Huntsville

1992 - 2013      Associate Graduate Faculty Member, University of Alabama in Huntsville

1991 - 2000      Research Scientist I, University of Alabama in Huntsville

1987 - 1991      Senior Research Associate, University of Alabama in Huntsville

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

American Geophysical Union, American Institute of Physics