Michael R. Combi


Dr. Combi received a B.S. degree in Physics from Manhattan College (1973), and a M.S. degree in Physics and Astronomy (1976) and a Ph.D. degree in Physics (1979) from the University of Toledo. His research interests include theoretical modeling, observations, and data analysis of the distribution, kinetics, and dynamics of gas, dust, and plasma in the atmospheres (or comae) of comets and in the escaping upper atmospheres of planetary satellites and planets, and their interactions with the solar wind and planetary magnetospheres. Dr. Combi is a Research Professor and Distinguished Research Scientist in the Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences. He joined the faculty at the University of Michigan in 1989 as an Associate Research Scientist. Prior to that time he was a Senior Staff Scientist at Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Inc., in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Please send your questions and/or comments to mcombi@umich.edu.

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