Mark Giampapa
Deputy Director, National Solar Observatory
Adjunct Astronomer, Steward Observatory
(520) 318-8236

A recipient of the George Van Biesbroeck award in recognition of his observational and theoretical studies of the stars and Sun, Dr. Giampapa has published about 150 research papers on investigations of the origin and nature of stellar magnetism and the variability of the Sun as a star. He has supervised in research a number of undergraduate and graduate students who are now leaders in research in stellar astrophysics. Mark Giampapa currently serves as Deputy Director for the National Solar Observatory and is an adjunct astronomer in Steward Observatory at the University of Arizona.

Selected Citations: 

Livingston, W. C. & Giampapa, M. S. 2014, "Energy from the Sun", Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences: Encyclopedia of Energy, Elsevier, in press

Giampapa, M. S., “Stellar Activity and Variability: the Sun in a Stellar Context,” invited review in ASP Conf. Series, Fifty Years of the Seismology of the Sun and Stars, eds. K. Jain et al., ASP Conf. Ser. 478, 365 (2013)

Giampapa, M. S., Radick, R. R. & Baliunas, S. L., "A Survey of Chromospheric Activity in the Solar-Type Stars in the Open Cluster M67", ApJ, 651, 444 (2006).

Howell, S. B. et al., “On the Characterization of Small Exoplanet Solar-Like Host Stars in the Kepler Field,” AJ, submitted (2014)

Research Themes: 
Climate change

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