Martin Walt

Position : Consulting Professor
Bio :

Research Areas

  • Space Plasma Physics
  • Geomagnetically Trapped Radiation
  • Aurora


  • B.S., California Institute of Technology (Physics, 1950)
  • M.S., University of Wisconsin (Physics, 1951)
  • Ph.D., University Wisconsin (Physics, 1953)

Specific Research Interests

  • Energetic ions and electrons in planetary magnetospheres

Other Information

  • Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory (1953-1956)
  • Lockheed Palo Alto Reserch Laboratory (1956-1992)
  • Stanford University (1986-present)
  • Fellow of American Geophysical Union, Fellow of American Physical Society.
  • Co-investigator on Photometric Ionospheric X-ray Imaging Experiment and on the Spectrometer for Energetic Particles flown on the NASA International Solar Terrestrial Physics Mission.
  • Author or co-author of 80 scientific publications, two books.
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