Christopher Light, PhD

Christopher Light, PhD

Christopher Light began working at USRA as an associate scientist in Heliophysics in January 2022. His position is at the Community Coordinated Modeling Center (CCMC) at NASA Goddard where he is responsible for installing models, performing testing, and preparing models for space weather research. He also advises community members on simulation settings that will enable them to achieve their scientific goals. Chris has a B.S. in Physics from the University of Idaho and a PhD in Physics from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. His research interests include coronal mass ejections, solar energetic particles, the heliospheric radiation environment, and space weather.