Colin received his B.S. in physics from Illinois Wesleyan University in 2008 and an M.S. in physics from West Virginia University in 2010. He completed his Ph.D. in physics under the supervision of Paul Cassak at West Virginia University in Morgantown, W.Va. His research interests include magnetic reconnection at Earth’s dayside magnetopause, dynamics of Earth’s radiation belts, the ring current, ionospheric outflow, and the feedback mechanisms that exist among these magnetospheric systems.
Citation: AGU (2016), Komar receives 2016 Basu United States Early Career Award for Research Excellence in Sun-Earth Systems Science, Eos, 97, doi:10.1029/2016EO061689. Published on 28 October 2016.
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