Tuija I. Pulkkinen,

Research professor

Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI), Space Research.


Research interests:

  • Magnetospheric dynamics (see Space plasma physics at FMI)
  • Geomagnetic storms and substorms: Especially ISTP
  • Large-scale magnetospheric modeling: Both MHD and empirical
  • Auroral electrodynamics: The MIRACLE network.

Short CV

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Helsinki, 1992
  • Scientist at the FMI 1988 - 2000
  • Visiting scientist at the Laboratory for Extraterrestrial Physics, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center during 1990, 1991, 1992
  • Visiting research associate (Fulbright scholar) at the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado, 1996-1997
  • James B. Macelwane Medal 1998 for significant contributions to the geophysical sciences.
  • Research Professor at the FMI, 2000-
  • IGPP Scholar at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, 2005-2006