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Dr. Charles N. Arge

C. Nick Arge received his B.S. in Physics at the University of Arizona in 1985, an M.S. degree in Physics at the University of Minnesota in 1988, and a Ph.D. in Physics in 1997 at the University of Delaware. He worked for the University of Colorado & NOAA/Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC), Boulder, CO from 1996-2003. He has been an employee of the Air Force Research Laboratory, Space Vehicles Directorate since late 2003 and became an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of New Mexico in 2008 and in Department of Astronomy at New Mexico State University in 2012. He is a member of the American Astronomical Society (AAS), the AAS Solar Physics Division, and the American Geophysical Union. Dr. Arge received the NOAA Research's Outstanding Scientific Paper Award in 2004. He received RVB Quarterly Awards in 2006 & 2008 for Technology Transfer Achievement and in 2010 for Senior Leadership. He is the lead of an Air Force Office of Scientific Research Star Team. Dr. Arge does research in the areas of coronal and solar wind modeling for the purpose of forecasting the solar wind near Earth.