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Vladimir Airapetian (NASA GSFC)

Extreme events from active stars and their effects on magnetospheres and ionospheres of terrestrial type planets

Gilda Ballester (University of Arizona)

HST observations of the extended upper-atmospheres and magnetospheres of exoplanets

Lotfi Ben-Jaffel (Institut d’Astrophysique de Paris)

Planet-star interaction (particle-in-cell kinetic code)

Ofer Cohen (University of Massachusetts, Lowell)

Marc DeRosa (Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Center)

Alex Glocer (NASA GSFC)

Ionospheric outflow and atmospheric escape at earth and exoplanets

Greg Hallinan (CalTech)

Radio observational signatures of stellar coronal mass ejections and exoplanet magnetospheres

Meng Jin (Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Center)

David Kipping (Columbia University)

Jeff Linsky (University of Colorado)

Exoplanets see different radiation environments from G and M-dwarf host   stars and evidence for star-planet interactions in the MUSCLES Treasury Survey data

Joe Llama (Lowell Observatory)

The impact of stellar activity on high energy exoplanet transits

Victor Réville (CEA Saclay)

Evgenya Shkolnik (Arizona State University)

Scott Wolk (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics)



David Alexander (Physics and Astronomy)

Using the Sun-Earth system as a proxy for star-planet interactions

Stephen Bradshaw (Physics and Astronomy)

Anthony Chan (Physics and Astronomy)

Alison Farrish (GS: Physics and Astronomy)

Scaling solar activity to Sun-like stars

Laura Flagg (GS: Physics and Astronomy)

Andrea Isella (Physics and Astronomy)

Chris Johns Krull (Physics and Astronomy)

Cin-Ty Lee (Earth Science)

Adrian Lenardic (Earth Science)

Jason Ling (GS: Physics and Astronomy)

Stan Sazykin (Physics and Astronomy)

Anthony Sciola (GS: Physics and Astronomy)

Magnetospheric and ionospheric response to strong stellar activity

Frank Toffoletto (Physics and Astronomy)


[GS – graduate student]