Eastern Michigan University
College of Arts and Sciences
Physics and Astronomy Department
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Dave Pawlowski

Assistant Professor

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Ph. D. Space Physics, University of Michigan, 2009
M.S. Space Physics, University of Michigan, 2007
M.S. Physics, University of Utah, 2005
B.S. Physics, Bradley University, 2002

Interests and Expertise

Research Interest Include; Ionospheric and Thermospheric Physics, Modeling of the geospace environment, Space weather prediction, and Mars upper atmosphere modeling.


Pawlowski, D. J., A. J. Ridley (2011), The effects of different solar flare characteristics on the global thermosphere, J. Atmos. Sol-Terr. Phys., 73, p 1840-1848, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2011.04.004.

Pawlowski, D. J., A. J. Ridley (2009),Quantifying the effect of thermospheric parameterization in a global model, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 71, p. 2017-2026, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2009.09.007

Pawlowski, D. J., A. J. Ridley (2009), Modeling the ionospheric response to the October 28, 2003 solar flare due to coupling with the thermosphere, Radio Science, 44, RS0A23, doi:10.1029/2008RS004081.

Pawlowski, D. J., A. J. Ridley (2008), Modeling the thermospheric response to solar flares,J. Geophys. Res., 113, A10309, doi:10.1029/2008JA013182

Pawlowski, D. J., A. J. Ridley, I. Kim, and D. S. Bernstein (2008), Global model comparison with Millstone Hill during September 2005, J. Geophys. Res., 113, A01312, doi:10.1029/2007JA012390

Kim, I. S., D. J. Pawlowski, A. J. Ridley, D. S. Bernstein (2008), Localized data assimilation in the ionosphere-thermosphere using a sampled-data unscented kalman filter, Proceedings of the American Control Conference, June 11-13, 2008, Seattle, Washington, USA


The Department of Physics & Astronomy is part of the College of Arts & Sciences, 214 Pray-Harrold, 734.487.4344