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Jamie Jasinski

Jamie Jasinski is a NASA Postdoctoral Fellow at JPL carrying out research on the solar wind interaction with planetary magnetospheres. Jamie obtained his PhD at the Mullard Space Science Laboratory at UCL, where he reported on the first observations of the magnetospheric cusp at Saturn. He is part of the Cassini Plasma Spectrometer team. Jamie completed a 2-year postdoc at the University of Michigan analysing data from the MESSENGER mission to Mercury, as well continuing Cassini spacecraft research. He has also worked on topics such as auroral dynamics at giant magnetospheres and  transiting exoplanets.


PhD in Space Plasma Physics, UCL (2015); MSci in Astrophysics, UCL (2011)

Research Interests
  • Solar wind interaction with planetary magnetospheres
  • Reconnection physics
  • In Situ instrumentation
  • Magnetic induction at small bodies

Professional Experience

NASA Postdoctoral Fellow, JPL (Present); Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Michigan (2015-2017); Graduate Researcher, UCL (2011-2015).

Community Service
  • Frequent Reviewer for Geophysical Research Letters, Journal of Geophysical Research and Icarus
  • Reviewer of proposals for NASA NSPIRES Solicitations.

Selected Awards

NASA Postdoctoral Program Fellowship (2017)

Selected Publications
  1. Jasinski J. M., et al., Mercury’s solar wind interaction as characterized by magnetospheric plasma mantle observations with MESSENGER, J. Geophys. Res, doi:10.1002/2017JA024594 (2017)
  2. Jasinski J. M., et al., Diamagnetic depression observations at Saturn’s magnetospheric cusp, J. Geophys. Res, doi:10.1002/2016JA023738 (2017)
  3. Smith, A. W., et al., (including Jasinski, J. M.), Automated force free flux rope identification, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1002/2016JA022994 (2017)
  4. Jasinski, J. M., et al., Flux transfer event observation at Saturn's dayside magnetopause by the Cassini spacecraft, Geophys. Res. Lett.doi:10.1002/2016GL069260 (2016)
  5. Jasinski J. M., et al., Cassini Plasma Observations of Saturn's Magnetospheric Cusp, J. Geophys. Res, doi:10.1002/2016JA023310 (2016)
  6. Arridge, C. S., J. M. Jasinski, et al., Cassini observations of Saturn's southern polar cusp, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1002/2015JA021957 (2016)
  7. Dunn, W. R., et al., (including Jasinski, J. M.), The impact of an ICME on the Jovian X-ray aurora, J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, doi:10.1002/2015JA021888 (2016)
  8. Jasinski, J. M., et al., Cusp observation at Saturn’s high latitude magnetosphere by the Cassini spacecraft, Geophys. Res. Lett., doi: 10.1002/2014GL059319 (2014)
  9. Radioti, A., et al., (including Jasinski, J. M.), Auroral signatures of multiple magnetopause reconnection at Saturn, Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1002/grl.50889 (2013)
  10. Kipping, D. M., et al., (including Jasinski, J. M.), A novel method to photometrically constrain orbital eccentricities: Multibody Asterodensity Profiling. MNRAS, doi:10.1111/j.1365-2966.2011.20376.x (2012)

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