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Ramon Edgardo Lopez

Name

[Ramon E Lopez]
  • Professor

Biography

Ramon E. Lopez received his B.S. in Physics in 1980 from the University of Illinois, and his Ph.D. in Space Physics in 1986 from Rice University. He is currently a Professor in the Department of Physics at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) where he leads a research group that works in both space physics and science education. He is also a Co-Director for the UTeach Arlington teacher preparation program. His current research focuses solar wind-magnetosphere coupling, magnetic storms, and the application of research-based pedagogy to upper division and graduate physics courses. Dr. Lopez is the author or co-author of over 120 peer-reviewed publications, as well as the popular science book “Storms from the Sun” (H-index=35). Dr. Lopez has served on numerous committees of the National Academies, such as the Committee of Solar and Space Physics and the 2012 Decadal Survey Steering Committee, as well as NASA’s Living with a Star Program Steering Committee, among other community service roles. Dr. Lopez is active in promoting science education and diversity in science at all levels. He was one of the Co-Chairs of the writing team that produced the Next Generation Science Standards. He has also served on several scientific or education-related committees of the American Geophysical Union, the American Physical Society (APS), the National Academy of Sciences, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) and he has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Society of the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS). He is the President of the National Society of Hispanic Physicists for 2018 and 2019. Dr. Lopez has won numerous awards for his work in both space physics and science education, including the 2002 APS Nicholson Medal, the 2010 SACNAS Distinguished Scientist Award, the 2012 APS Edward A. Bouchet Award, two NASA Group Achievements Awards, the 2018 Great Minds in STEM Education Award, and he is a member of the UT System and UT Arlington Academies of Distinguished Teachers. Dr. Lopez is a Fellow of the APS, the AAAS, and the AAPT.

Education

    • 1986 PhD in Space Physics
      Rice University, 1986
    • 1984 MS in Space Physics
      Rice University, 1984
    • 1980 BS in Physics
      University of Illinois/usemain, 1980

Memberships

    • 2010 to Present National Science Teachers Association
    • 2008 to Present National Society of Hispanic Physicists
    • 2002 to Present American Association for the Advancement of Science
    • 1996 to Present Society for the Advancement of Chicanos & Native Americans in Sci.
    • 1994 to Present American Association of Physics Teachers
      Chair, Undergraduate Physics Education Committee
    • 1994 to Present American Physical Society
    • 1982 to Present American Geophysical Union

Awards and Honors

    • Dec  2019 2018-2019 College of Science Teaching Excellence Award sponsored by College of Science, UT Arlington
    • Dec  2019 UT System Academy of Distinguished Teachers sponsored by UT System
    • Dec  2018 HENAAC Great Minds in STEM Education Award sponsored by HENAAC/Great Minds in STEM
    • Dec  2018 UT Arlington Academy of Distinguished Teachers, Inducted April 26, 2018 sponsored by UT Arlington
    • Dec  2017 Excellence in Doctoral Student Mentoring Award sponsored by UT Arlington
    • Dec  2017 Fellow of the American Association of Physics Teachers sponsored by American Association of Physics Teachers
    • Dec  2017 Regents Outstanding Teaching Award, University of Texas System sponsored by University of Texas System
    • Dec  2016 Space Physics and Aeronomy Richard Carrington Award for Education and Outreach sponsored by Space Physics and Aeronomy Section of the AGU
    • Dec  2012 American Physical Society Edward A. Bouchet Award sponsored by American Physical Society
    • Dec  2011 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science sponsored by American Association for the Advancement of Science
    • Dec  2010 2009-2010, Outstanding Academic Advisor Honorable Mention, UT Arlington sponsored by UT Arlington
    • Dec  2010 2009-2010, Outstanding Researcher Award, UT Arlington sponsored by UT Arlington
    • Dec  2010 Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science Distinguished Scientist Award sponsored by Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science
    • Dec  2006 2006 Benson Lecturer, Miami University, Oxford, OH, March 6, 2006 sponsored by Miami University
    • Dec  2005 14th Malmstrom Lecturer, Hamline University, St. Paul, MN sponsored by Hamline University
    • Dec  2002 American Physical Society Nicholson Medal for Humanitarian Service to Science sponsored by American Physical Society
    • Dec  1999 Fellow of the American Physical Society sponsored by American Physical Society
    • Dec  1998 NASA Group Achievement Award, AMPTE mission operations, June 14, 1990 sponsored by NASA
    • Dec  1998 NASA Group Achievement Award, Global Geospace Science, University of Maryland Theory Investigation Team, June 16, 1998 sponsored by NASA
    • Dec  1998 Scientist in Education Achievement Award sponsored by Space Science Institute
    • Dec  1995 Member, Sigma Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa, Initiated, April 9, 1995 sponsored by Omicron Delta Kappa
    • Dec  1995 Outstanding Service to Education, Montgomery County MD Public Schools, 1992 sponsored by Montgomery County MD Public Schools
    • Dec  1981 Space Foundation Space Industrial Fellowships, 1981, 1982 sponsored by Space Foundation
    • Dec  1980 NSF Minority Graduate Fellowship sponsored by NSF

Publications

      Conference Proceeding Accepted
      • Using theory to inform practice in the advanced physics classroom
        [Lopez, RamonE, Greene, Michael, Cid, Ximena].

      Journal Article 2019
      • Soft X-ray Imaging of the Magnetosheath and Cusps Under Different Solar Wind Conditions: MHD Simulations
        [Sun, TR, Wang, C, Sembay, SF, Lopez, RE, Escoubet, CP, Branduardi-Raymont, G, Zheng, JH, Yu, XZ, Guo, XC, Dai, L, others]. Journal of Geophysical Research. 124(4), 2435--2450. "Wiley Online Library".
      2019
      • The Relative Importance of Geoeffective Length Versus Alfvén Wing Formation in the Saturation of the Ionospheric Reverse Convection Potential
        [Wilder, FD, Lopez, RE, Eriksson, S, Pham, K, Lin, D]. Geophysical Research Letters. 46(3), 1126--1131. "Wiley Online Library".

      Conference Proceeding 2019
      Book Chapter 2018
      Journal Article 2018
      • Determination of Polar Cap Boundary for the Substorm Event of 8 March 2008
        [Wang, Chi, Wang, Jiangyan, Lopez, Ramon, Li, Hui, Zhang, Jiaojiao, Tang, Binbin]. 6, 50. "Frontiers".
      2018
      • The effect of IMF fluctuations on the subsolar magnetopause position: A study using a global MHD model
        [Bonde, REF, Lopez, RE, Wang, JY]. Journal of Geophysical Research. 123(4), 2598--2604. "Wiley Online Library". DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2017JA024187

      Journal Article 2017
      • Acceleration of radiation belt electrons and the role of the average interplanetary magnetic field Bz component in high-speed streams
        [Souza, VM, Lopez, RE, Jauer, PR, Sibeck, DG, Pham, K, Da Silva, LA, Marchezi, JP, Alves, LR, Koga, D, Medeiros, C, others]. Journal of Geophysical Research. 122(10), 10--084. "Wiley Online Library". DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2018JA025203
      2017
      • Magnetospheric balance of solar wind dynamic pressure
        [Lopez, RamonE, Gonzalez, W.D.]. Geophysical Research Letters. 44(7), 2991--2999.

      Journal Article 2016
      • Effects of the interplanetary magnetic field on the location of the open-closed field line boundary
        [Wang, C, Wang, JY, Lopez, RE, Zhang, LQ, Tang, BB, Sun, TR, Li, H]. 121(7), 6341--6352. "Wiley Online Library".
      2016
      • Investigation of a rare event where the polar ionospheric reverse convection potential does not saturate during a period of extreme northward IMF solar wind driving
        [Clauer, CRobert, Xu, Zhonghua, Maimaiti, M, Ruohoneimi, JMichael, Scales, Wayne, Hartinger, MichaelD, Nicolls, MichaelJ, Kaeppler, Stephen, Wilder, FrederickD, Lopez, RamonE]. 121(6), 5422--5435. "Wiley Online Library".
      2016
      • Solar cycle variations of magnetopause locations
        [N\veme\vcek, Z, \vSafr\'ankov\'a, J, Lopez, RE, Du\vs\'\ik, \vS, Nouz\'ak, L, P\vrech, L, \vSim\uunek, J, Shue, J-H]. 58(2), 240--248. "Elsevier".
      2016
      • The effect of a brief northward turning in IMF Bz on solar wind-magnetosphere coupling in a global MHD simulation
        [Pham, KevinH, Lopez, RamonE, Bruntz, Robert]. 121(5), 4291--4299. "Wiley Online Library".
      2016
      • The integrated dayside merging rate is controlled primarily by the solar wind
        [Lopez, RamonE]. 10--1002.

      Journal Article 2015
      • Decrease in SYM-H during a storm main phase without evidence of a ring current injection
        [Lopez, RamonE, Gonzalez, WD, Vasyli\=unas, V, Richardson, IG, Cid, C, Echer, E, Reeves, GD, Brandt, PC]. 134, 118--129.

      Book Chapter 2014
      • A Space Physicist’s Perspective on Energy Transformations and Some Implications for Teaching About Energy Conservation at All Levels
        [Lopez, RamonE]. 37--46. "Springer, Cham".

      Journal Article 2014
      • Linear separation of orthogonal merging component and viscous interactions in solar wind-geospace coupling
        [Lopez, RE, Bruntz, R, Pham, K]. 119(9), 7566--7576. "Wiley Online Library".

      Conference Proceeding 2013
      • Experience with a Modified Emerging Scholars Program in High-Loss Mathematics and Chemistry Courses
        [Peterson, Lynn, Epperson, James, Lopez, RamonE, Schug, KevinA, Tiernan, Carter].

      Journal Article 2013
      • Reduction of viscous potential for northward interplanetary magnetic field as seen in the LFM simulation
        [Bhattarai, SK, Lopez, RE]. 118(6), 3314--3322. "Wiley Online Library".
      2013
      • Simulated ring current response during periods of dawn-dusk oriented interplanetary magnetic field (By)
        [Mitchell, ElizabethJ, Fok, Mei-ChingH, Lopez, RamonE, Lyon, JohnG]. 118(5), 2228--2243. "Wiley Online Library".
      2013
      • Theoretical study: Influence of different energy sources on the cusp neutral density enhancement
        [Deng, Yue, Fuller-Rowell, TimothyJ, Ridley, AaronJ, Knipp, Delores, Lopez, RamonE]. 118(5), 2340--2349. "Wiley Online Library".

      Journal Article 2012
      • CMIT study of CR2060 and 2068 comparing L1 and MAS solar wind drivers
        [Wiltberger, Michael, Qian, Liying, Huang, Chia-Lun, Wang, Wenbin, Lopez, RamonE, Burns, AlanG, Solomon, StanleyC, Deng, Yue, Huang, Yanshi]. 83, 39--50. "Pergamon".
      2012
      • Comparison of Joule heating associated with high-speed solar wind between different models and observations
        [Huang, Yanshi, Deng, Yue, Lei, Jiuhou, Ridley, Aaron, Lopez, RamonE, Allen, RobertC, Mac Butler, Brandon]. 75, 5--14. "Pergamon".
      2012
      • Investigating the viscous interaction and its role in generating the ionospheric potential during the Whole Heliosphere Interval
        [Bruntz, R, Lopez, RE, Bhattarai, SK, Pham, KH, Deng, Yue, Huang, Y, Wiltberger, M, Lyon, JG]. 83, 70--78. "Pergamon".
      2012
      • Investigation of the viscous potential using an MHD simulation
        [Bruntz, R, Lopez, RE, Wiltberger, Michael, Lyon, JG]. 117(A3),
      2012
      • Simulation of the polar cap potential during periods with northward interplanetary magnetic field
        [Bhattarai, SK, Lopez, RE, Bruntz, R, Lyon, JG, Wiltberger, Michael]. 117(A4),
      2012
      • The role of dayside merging in generating the ionospheric potential during the Whole Heliospheric Interval
        [Lopez, RE, Bhattarai, SK, Bruntz, R, Pham, K, Wiltberger, M, Lyon, JG, Deng, Yue, Huang, Y]. 83, 63--69. "Pergamon".

      Conference Proceeding 2011
      • The role of the bow shock in solar wind-magnetosphere coupling
        [Lopez, RamonE, Merkin, VG, Lyon, JG]. 29(6), 1129.

      Journal Article 2011
      • Energy input into the upper atmosphere associated with high-speed solar wind streams in 2005
        [Deng, Yue, Huang, Yanshi, Lei, Jiuhou, Ridley, AaronJ, Lopez, RamonE, Thayer, Jeffrey]. 116(A5),

      Journal Article 2010
      • Role of magnetosheath force balance in regulating the dayside reconnection potential
        [Lopez, RE, Bruntz, R, Mitchell, EJ, Wiltberger, Michael, Lyon, JG, Merkin, VG]. 115(A12),
      2010
      • Saturation of transpolar potential for large Y component interplanetary magnetic field
        [Mitchell, EJ, Lopez, RE, Bruntz, RJ, Wiltberger, Michael, Lyon, JG, Allen, RC, Cockrell, SJ, Whittlesey, PL]. 115(A6),
      2010
      • The impact of stereo display on student understanding of phases of the moon
        [Cid, XimenaC, Lopez, RamonE]. 9(1), "American Astronomical Society".

      Journal Article 2009
      • Advanced Undergraduate and Early Graduate Physics Students' Misconception About SolarWind Flow: Evidence of Students' Difficulties in Distinguishing Paradigms.
        [Gross, NicholasA, Lopez, RamonE]. 8(1),
      2009
      • Issues regarding student interpretation of color as a third dimension on graphical representations
        [Cid, XimenaC, Lopez, RamonE, Lazarus, StevenM]. Journal of Geoscience Education. 57(5), 372--378.
      2009
      • Studies of magnetotail dynamics and energy evolution during substorms using MHD simulations
        [Brogl, Sandra, Lopez, RamonE, Wiltberger, MichaelJ, Rassoul, HamidK].
      2009
      • Why doesn't the ring current injection rate saturate?
        [Lopez, RE, Lyon, JG, Mitchell, E, Bruntz, R, Merkin, VG, Brogl, S, Toffoletto, F, Wiltberger, Michael]. 114(A2),

      Conference Proceeding 2008
      • Theory into practice: Applying lessons learned from retention studies to build a diverse graduate community
        [Gross, NA, Lopez, RamonE, Hughes, WJ]. 991(1), 110--118.

      Journal Article 2008
      • Active learning for advanced students: The Center for Integrated Space Weather Modeling graduate summer school
        [Lopez, RE, Gross, NA]. 42(11), 1864--1868. "Elsevier".
      2008
      • An event study to provide validation of TING and CMIT geomagnetic middle-latitude electron densities at the F2 peak
        [Burns, AG, Wang, Wenbin, Wiltberger, Michael, Solomon, SC, Spence, H, Killeen, TL, Lopez, RE, Landivar, JE]. 113(A5),
      2008
      • Field-aligned currents in the polar cap during saturation of the polar cap potential
        [Lopez, RE, Hernandez, S, Hallman, K, Valenzuela, R, Seiler, J, Anderson, PC, Hairston, MR]. 70(2-4), 555--563. "Pergamon".
      2008
      • Space physics and the teaching of undergraduate electromagnetism
        [Lopez, RE]. 42(11), 1859--1863. "Elsevier".

      Conference Proceeding 2007
      • Ion escape from the high latitude magnetopause: analysis of oxygen and proton dynamics in the presence of magnetic turbulence
        [Taktakishvili, A, Zimbardo, G, Amata, Ermanno, Savin, S, Greco, Antonella, Veltri, Pierluigi, Lopez, RamonE]. 25(8), 1877--1885.

      Journal Article 2007
      • Predicting magnetopause crossings at geosynchronous orbit during the Halloween storms
        [Lopez, RE, Hernandez, S, Wiltberger, Michael, Huang, C-L, Kepko, EL, Spence, H, Goodrich, CC, Lyon, JG]. 5(1),

      Book Chapter 2006
      • Initial results from the simulation of the Halloween 2003 storms
        [Lopez, RamonE, Hernandez, Salvador, Wiltberger, Michael, Lyon, John, Goodrich, Charles]. 191--200.

      Journal Article 2006
      • Runaway breakdown in the Jovian atmospheres
        [Dwyer, JosephR, Coleman, LeeM, Lopez, RamonE, Saleh, Z, Concha, D, Brown, M, Rassoul, HamidK]. Geophysical Research Letters. 33(22),

      Journal Article 2005
      • Diastereocontrolled Synthesis of Highly Functionalized Spiroketals: Application to the Synthesis of a Precursor of the C12—C25 Fragment of Bafilomycin A1.
        [Lopez, Roman, Poupon, Jean-Christophe, Prunet, Joelle, Ferezou, Jean-Pierre, Ricard, Louis]. 36(34), "WILEY-VCH Verlag".
      2005
      • Energetic electron bursts at high magnetic latitudes: Correlation with magnetospheric activity
        [Lugo-Solis, Alejandro, Lopez, RamonE, Ingraham, JC, Friedel, R]. 36(10), 1840--1844. "Pergamon".
      2005
      • Ionospheric joule heating during magnetic storms: MHD simulations
        [Hernandez, S, Lopez, RE, Wiltberger, M]. 36(10), 1845--1848. "Pergamon".
      2005
      • Magnetosheath interaction with high latitude magnetopause: dynamic flow chaotization
        [Savin, S, Zelenyi, L, Amata, E, Buechner, J, Blecki, J, Greco, A, Klimov, S, Lopez, RE, Nikutowski, B, Panov, E, others]. Planetary and Space Science. 53(1-3), 133--140. "Pergamon".
      2005
      • Results from magnetospheric Gedanken experiments using the LFM
        [Wiltberger, M, Lopez, RE, Lyon, JG]. 36(10), 1797--1803. "Pergamon".
      2005
      • Ring current development in MHD simulations
        [Bruntz, RJ, Lopez, RE, Turner, NiescjaE, Wiltberger, MJ, Lyon, JG]. 36(10), 1864--1868. "Pergamon".

      Journal Article 2004
      • Coupling between the solar wind and the magnetosphere during strong driving: MHD simulations
        [Lopez, RamonE, Wiltberger, Michael, Lyon, JohnG]. IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 32(4), 1439--1442. "IEEE".
      2004
      • Solar wind density control of energy transfer to the magnetosphere
        [Lopez, RE, Wiltberger, M, Hernandez, S, Lyon, JG]. Geophysical Research Letters. 31(8),
      2004
      • Student interpretations of 2-D and 3-D renderings of the substorm current wedge
        [Lopez, RE, Hamed, K]. 66(15-16), 1509--1517. "Pergamon".
      2004
      • Sun unleashes Halloween storm
        [Lopez, RamonE, Baker, DanielN, Allen, Joe]. 85(11), 105--108.

      Conference Proceeding 2003
      • The penetration of ions into the magnetosphere through the magnetopause turbulent current sheet
        [Taktakishvili, A, Greco, A, Zimbardo, G, Veltri, P, Cimino, G, Zelenyi, L, Lopez, RE, others]. 21(9), 1965--1973.

      Journal Article 2003
      • Evidence for quasi-steady near-earth magnetotail reconnection during magnetic storms using global MHD simulation results and magnetotail magnetic field observations
        [Lopez, RE, Benitez-Marquez, E, Wiltberger, MJ, Lyon, JG, Figueroa, R]. 31(5), 1167--1176. "Pergamon".
      2003
      • Ion dynamics in the magnetotail current sheet: opposite effects of magnetic turbulence and normal component
        [Taktakishvili, A, Lopez, RE, Zelenyi, L, Greco, A, Zimbardo, G, Veltri, P]. 65(3), 315--322. "Pergamon".
      2003
      • Ion transport and L\'evy random walk across the magnetopause in the presence of magnetic turbulence
        [Greco, A, Taktakishvili, AL, Zimbardo, G, Veltri, P, Cimino, G, Zelenyi, LM, Lopez, RE]. 108(A11),
      2003
      • Magnetopause erosion: A global view from MHD simulation
        [Wiltberger, M, Lopez, RE, Lyon, JG]. 108(A6),

      Book 2002
      • Storms from the sun
        [Carlowicz, MichaelJ, Lopez, RamonE]. "Joseph Henry Press".

      Journal Article 2002
      • Hydroxy-Directed Diastereoselective Installation of a Methyl Group on Indalone Models and Spiroketal Potential Precursors for the Bafilomycin A1 C15- C25 Subunit
        [Poupon, Jean-Christophe, Lopez, Roman, Prunet, Jo\"elle, F\'er\'ezou, Jean-Pierre]. 67(7), 2118--2124. "American Chemical Society".

      Journal Article 2001
      • 2-Acetonyl-2, 4-di (hydroxy) tetrahydropyrans versus $\gamma$-Pyrones: A Chemodivergent Issue for the Condensation of Acetylacetone Dianion Equivalents with $\alpha$, $\beta$-Disubstituted $\beta$-Hydroxyaldehydes Leading to Potential New Synthons for Spiroketals
        [Henryon, Vivien, Liu, LuWei, Lopez, Roman, Prunet, Joelle, F\'er\'ezou, Jean-Pierre]. Synthesis. 2001(16), 2401--2414. "\copyright Georg Thieme Verlag Stuttgart\textperiodcentered New York".
      2001
      • Comparison of global MHD simulation results with actual storm and substorm events
        [Lopez, RE, Lyon, JG, Wiltberger, MJ, Goodrich, CC]. 28(12), 1701--1706. "Pergamon".
      2001
      • Two revolutions in K-8 science education
        [Lopez, RamonE, Schultz, Ted]. Physics Today. 54(9), 44--49. "American Institute of Physics".

      Journal Article 2000
      • Solar wind--magnetosphere energy coupling under extreme interplanetary conditions: MHD simulations
        [Lopez, RamonE, Goodrich, Charles, Wiltberger, Michael, Lyon, John]. 62(10), 865--874. "Pergamon".
      2000
      • The current sheet disruption model for substorm expansion phase onset: Background, arguments, and relationship to global substorm evolution
        [Lopez, RamonE]. 25(7-8), 1667--1677. "Pergamon".

      Journal Article 1999
      • MHD simulations of the response of high-latitude potential patterns and polar cap boundaries to sudden southward turnings of the interplanetary magnetic field
        [Lopez, RE, Wiltberger, M, Lyon, JG, Goodrich, CC, Papadopoulos, K]. Geophysical Research Letters. 26(7), 967--970.
      1999
      • Stereoselective Synthesis of the C1—C5 Dienoic Subunit of Bafilomycins via a $\gamma$-Sulfonyl-$\delta$-lactone Intermediate.
        [Demont, Emmanuel, Lopez, Roman, FEREZOU, J-P]. 30(8), "WILEY-VCH Verlag".
      1999
      • The physics of substorms as revealed by the ISTP
        [Papadopoulos, K, Goodrichl, C, Wiltberger, M, Lopez, RamonE, Lyon, JG]. 24(1-3), 189--202. "Pergamon".

      Conference Proceeding 1998
      • Coupling Between Local and Global Activity During the Substorm Expansion Phase: Results From MHD Simulations and Comparison to Observations
        [Lopez, RamonE, Goodrich, C, Wiltberger, M, Papadopoulos, K, Lyon, J]. 238, 169.
      1998
      • Effects of northward turnings on the initiation of substorms in global MHD simulations
        [Wiltberger, M, Papadopoulos, K, Lopez, RE, Goodrich, CC, Lyon, JG]. 238, 287.
      1998
      • Global MHD Simulation of Actual Magnetospheric Substorm Events
        [Goodrich, CC, Wiltberger, M, Lopez, RE, Papadopoulos, K, Lyon, JG]. 238, 645.

      Journal Article 1998
      • An overview of the impact of the January 10--11 1997 magnetic cloud on the magnetosphere via global MHD simulation
        [Goodrich, CC, Lyon, JG, Wiltberger, M, Lopez, RE, Papadopoulos, K]. Geophysical Research Letters. 25(14), 2537--2540.
      1998
      • Pseudobreakup and substorm onset: Observations and MHD simulations compared
        [Pulkkinen, TI, Baker, DN, Wiltberger, M, Goodrich, C, Lopez, RE, Lyon, JG]. 103(A7), 14847--14854.
      1998
      • Simulation of the March 9, 1995 substorm and initial comparison to data
        [Lopez, RE, Goodrich, CC, Wiltberger, M, Papadopoulos, K, Lyon, JG]. 237--245. "American Geophysical Union".
      1998
      • Simulation of the March 9, 1995, substorm: Auroral brightening and the onset of lobe reconnection
        [Lyon, JG, Lopez, RE, Goodrich, CC, Wiltberger, M, Papadopoulos, K]. Geophysical Research Letters. 25(15), 3039--3042.

      Conference Proceeding 1997
      • The role of the physics department in the preparation of future pre-college teachers: A summary from the international conference on physics education
        [Lopez, RamonE]. 399(1), 497--506.

      Journal Article 1996
      • An Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Space Physics Course: Understanding the Process of Science Through One Field's Colorful History
        [Lopez, RamonE].

      Journal Article 1995
      • Energization of ions in near-Earth current sheet disruptions
        [Taktakishvili, A, Lopez, RE, Goodrich, CC]. Geophysical Research Letters. 22(5), 627--630.
      1995
      • Etude de la preparation de systemes decaliniques fonctionnalises par reaction d'electrocyclisation
        [Leclaire, M, Jean, P, Lopez, RamonE, Ricard, L, Plessix, H, Lallemand, JY]. Tetrahedron. 51(25), 6983--6998. "Pergamon".
      1995
      • STUDY ON THE PREPARATION OF FUNCTIONALIZED DECALINIC SYSTEMS USING ELECTROCYCLIZATION REACTION
        [Leclaire, M, Jean, P, Lopez, RamonE, RICARD, L, PLESSIX, H, LALLEMAND, JY]. Tetrahedron. 51(25), 6983--6998. "PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD THE BOULEVARD, LANGFORD LANE, KIDLINGTON, OXFORD, ENGLAND OX5 1GB".

      Other 1995
      • Student-centered inquiry
        [Lopez, RamonE, Tuomi, Jan]. "ASSOC SUPERVISION CURR DEVEL 1250 N PITT STREET, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314-1453".

      Conference Proceeding 1994
      • Evidence for particle acceleration during magnetospheric substorms
        [Lopez, RamonE, Baker, DanielN]. 142, 531--539.
      1994
      • Multi-spacecraft observations of substorm onsets and precursor events
        [Cattell, C, Roller, C, Lopez, RamonE]. 247--255.
      1994
      • On the role of reconnection during substorms
        [Lopez, RamonE]. 175--182.

      Journal Article 1994
      • Midtail plasma flows and the relationship to near-Earth substorm activity: A case study
        [Lopez, RE, Goodrich, CC, Reeves, GD, Belian, RD, Taktakishvili, A]. 99(A12), 23561--23569.

      Journal Article 1993
      • A multisatellite study of a pseudo-substorm onset in the near-Earth magnetotail
        [Ohtani, S, Anderson, BJ, Sibeck, DG, Newell, PT, Zanetti, LJ, Potemra, TA, Takahashi, K, Lopez, RE, Angelopoulos, V, Nakamura, R, others]. 98(A11), 19355--19367.
      1993
      • A statistical relationship between the geosynchronous magnetic field and substorm electrojet magnitude
        [Lopez, RamonE, Rosenvinge, Tycho]. 98(A3), 3851--3857.
      1993
      • CDAW 9 analysis of magnetospheric events on May 3, 1986: Event C
        [Baker, DN, Pulkkinen, TI, McPherron, RL, Craven, JD, Frank, LA, Elphinstone, RD, Murphree, JS, Fennell, JF, Lopez, RE, Nagai, T]. 98(A3), 3815--3834.
      1993
      • Hybrid simulations of thin current sheets
        [Burkhart, GR, Dusenbery, PB, Speiser, TW, Lopez, RE]. 98(A12), 21373--21390.
      1993
      • On the location of the substorm initiation region
        [Lopez, RE]. 13(4), 189--198. "Pergamon".
      1993
      • Pseudobreakup and substorm growth phase in the ionosphere and magnetosphere
        [Koskinen, HEJ, Lopez, RE, Pellinen, RJ, Pulkkinen, TI, Baker, DN, B\"osinger, T]. 98(A4), 5801--5813.
      1993
      • Simultaneous observation of the poleward expansion of substorm electrojet activity and the tailward expansion of current sheet disruption in the near-earth magnetotail
        [Lopez, RE, Koskinen, HEJ, Pulkkinen, TI, B\"osinger, T, McEntire, RW, Potemra, TA]. 98(A6), 9285--9295.
      1993
      • Temporal dispersion structures of proton and electron bursts in the Earth's magnetotail
        [Taktakishvili, AL, Zelenyi, LM, Sarris, ET, Lopez, RE, Sarafopoulos, DV]. Planetary and Space Science. 41(6), 461--467. "Pergamon".

      Journal Article 1992
      • Characteristics of pseudobreakups
        [Koskinen, HEJ, Pulkkinen, TI, Pellinen, RistoJ, B\"osinger, T, Baker, DN, Lopez, RE].
      1992
      • Current disruptions in the near-Earth neutral sheet region
        [Lui, ATY, Lopez, RE, Anderson, BJ, Takahashi, K, Zanetti, LJ, McEntire, RoW, Potemra, TA, Klumpar, DM, Greene, EM, Strangeway, R]. 97(A2), 1461--1480.
      1992
      • Observational support for the current sheet catastrophe model of substorm current disruption
        [Burkhart, GR, Lopez, RE, Dusenbery, PB, Speiser, TW]. Geophysical Research Letters. 19(16), 1635--1638. "Wiley Online Library".
      1992
      • On the relative importance of magnetospheric and ionospheric processes during substorm onset and expansion: A case study
        [Lopez, RamonE].
      1992
      • Particle scattering and current sheet stability in the geomagnetic tail during the substorm growth phase
        [Pulkkinen, TI, Baker, DN, Pellinen, RJ, B\"uchner, J, Koskinen, HEJ, Lopez, RE, Dyson, RL, Frank, LA]. 97(A12), 19283--19297.
      1992
      • Particle scattering and current sheet stability in the geomagnetic tail during the substorm growth phase
        [Pulkkinen, T I, Baker, DN, Pellinen, RJ, Büchner, J, Koskinen, HEJ, Lopez, RE, Dyson, RL, Frank, LA]. Journal of Geophysical Research. 97, 19--283.
      1992
      • Reply [to “Comment on ‘Solar wind control of the magnetopause shape, location, and motion’by DG Sibeck, RE Lopez, and EC Roelof”]
        [Sibeck, DG, Lopez, RE, Roelof, EC]. 97(A7), 10879--10882.
      1992
      • Substorm aurorae and their connection to the inner magnetosphere
        [Lopez, RE, Spence, HE, Meng, C-I]. 44(12), 1251--1260. "Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences".
      1992
      • Workshop on precollege science education
        [Lopez, RamonE]. 73(26), 276--276.

      Journal Article 1991
      • DMSP F7 observations of a substorm field-aligned current
        [Lopez, RE, Spence, HarlanE, Meng, C-I]. 96(A11), 19409--19415.
      1991
      • Modeling the growth phase of a substorm using the Tsyganenko model and multi-spacecraft observations: CDAW-9
        [Pulkkinen, TI, Baker, DN, Fairfield, DH, Pellinen, RJ, Murphree, JS, Elphinstone, RD, McPherron, RL, Fennell, JF, Lopez, RE, Nagai, T]. Geophysical Research Letters. 18(11), 1963--1966.
      1991
      • Observations of solar wind pressure initiated fast mode waves at geostationary orbit and in the polar cap
        [Erlandson, RE, Sibeck, DG, Lopez, RE, Zanetti, LJ, Potemra, TA]. 53(3-4), 231--239. "Pergamon".
      1991
      • Simultaneous Observations of the Westward Electrojet and the Cross-Tail Current Sheet During Substorms
        [Lopez, RE, Spence, H, Meng, C-I]. 123--130. "American Geophysical Union".
      1991
      • Solar wind control of the magnetopause shape, location, and motion
        [Sibeck, DavidG, Lopez, RE, Roelof, EC]. 96(A4), 5489--5495.

      Journal Article 1990
      • A multisatellite case study of the expansion of a substorm current wedge in the near-Earth magnetotail
        [Lopez, RE, Lui, ATY]. 95(A6), 8009--8017.
      1990
      • A possible case of radially antisunward propagating substorm onset in the near-Earth magnetotail
        [Lopez, RE, McEntire, RW, Potemra, TA, Baker, DN, Belian, RD]. Planetary and Space Science. 38(6), 771--784. "Pergamon".
      1990
      • A statistical study of magnetic field magnitude changes during substorms in the near earth tail
        [Lopez, RE, Lui, ATY, McEntire, RW, Potemra, TA, Krimigis, SM]. 10, 37--41.
      1990
      • Magnetospheric substorms
        [Lopez, RamonE]. 11,
      1990
      • Multipoint observations of a small substorm
        [Lopez, RE, L\"uhr, H, Anderson, BJ, Newell, PT, McEntire, RW]. 95(A11), 18897--18912.
      1990
      • Solar wind properties observed during high-latitude impulsive perturbation events
        [Bering, EdgarA, Lanzerotti, LouisJ, Benbrook, JamesR, Lin, Z-M, Maclennan, CarolG, Wolfe, Allan, Lopez, RamonE, Friis-Christensen, Eigil]. Geophysical Research Letters. 17(5), 579--582. "Wiley Online Library".
      1990
      • The energetic ion substorm injection boundary
        [Lopez, RE, Sibeck, DG, McEntire, RW, Krimigis, SM]. 95(A1), 109--117.
      1990
      • The position of the magnetotail neutral sheet in the near-Earth region
        [Lopez, RamonE]. Geophysical Research Letters. 17(10), 1617--1620. "Wiley Online Library".
      1990
      • The structure of the Birkeland current system in the post-midnight plasma sheet
        [Nagai, Tsugunobu, Takahashi, K, Potemra, TA, McEntire, RW, Lopez, RE, Klumpar, DM]. Geophysical Research Letters. 17(8), 1057--1060. "Wiley Online Library".

      Journal Article 1989
      • On the relationship between the energetic particle flux morphology and the change in the magnetic field magnitude during substorms
        [Lopez, RE, Lui, ATY, Sibeck, DG, Takahashi, K, McEntire, RW, Zanetti, LJ, Krimigis, SM]. 94(A12), 17105--17119.
      1989
      • Solar wind dynamic pressure variations and transient magnetospheric signatures
        [Sibeck, DG, Baumjohann, W, Lopez, RE]. Geophysical Research Letters. 16(1), 13--16.
      1989
      • The magnetospheric response to 8-minute period strong-amplitude upstream pressure variations
        [Sibeck, DG, Baumjohann, W, Elphic, RC, Fairfield, DH, Fennell, JF, Gail, WB, Lanzerotti, LJ, Lopez, RE, Luehr, H, Lui, ATY, others]. 94(A3), 2505--2519.
      1989
      • The proton temperature and the total hourly variance of the magnetic field components in different solar wind speed regions
        [Tu, Chuan-Yi, Freeman, JohnW, Lopez, RE]. 119(1), 197--206. "Kluwer Academic Publishers".

      Journal Article 1988
      • A case study of magnetotail current sheet disruption and diversion
        [Lui, ATY, Lopez, RE, Krimigis, SM, McEntire, RW, Zanetti, LJ, Potemra, TA]. Geophysical Research Letters. 15(7), 721--724. "Wiley Online Library".
      1988
      • AMPTE/CCE observations of substorm-associated standing Alfv\'en waves in the midnight sector
        [Takahashi, K, Kokubun, S, Sakurai, T, McEntire, RW, Potemra, TA, Lopez, RE]. Geophysical Research Letters. 15(11), 1287--1290. "Wiley Online Library".
      1988
      • Substorm variations in the magnitude of the magnetic field: AMPTE/CCE observations
        [Lopez, RE, Sibeck, DG, Lui, ATY, Takahashi, K, McEntire, RW, Potemra, TA, Klumpar, D]. 93(A12), 14444--14452.
      1988
      • The longitudinal and radial distribution of magnetic reconfigurations in the near-Earth magnetotail as observed by AMPTE/CCE
        [Lopez, RE, Lui, ATY, Sibeck, DG, McEntire, RW, Zanetti, LJ, Potemra, TA, Krimigis, SM]. 93(A2), 997--1001.
      1988
      • The radial and longitudinal propagation characteristics of substorm injections
        [Lopez, RE, Baker, DN, Lui, ATY, Sibeck, DG, Belian, RD, McEntire, RW, Potemra, TA, Krimigis, SM]. 8(9-10), 91--95. "Pergamon".

      Journal Article 1987
      • An eastward propagating compressional Pc 5 wave observed by AMPTE/CCE in the postmidnight sector
        [Takahashi, K, Lopez, RE, McEntire, RW, Zanetti, LJ, Kistler, LM, Ipavich, FM]. 92(A12), 13472--13484.
      1987
      • Correction to “Solar wind proton temperature-velocity relationship” and “The cold solar wind”
        [Freeman, JohnW, Lopez, RamonE]. 92(A12), 13679--13679.
      1987
      • Disruption of the magnetotail current sheet observed by AMPTE/CCE
        [Takahashi, K, Zanetti, LJ, Lopez, RE, McEntire, RW, Potemra, TA, Yumoto, K]. Geophysical Research Letters. 14(10), 1019--1022. "Wiley Online Library".
      1987
      • Energetic magnetospheric ions at the dayside magnetopause: Leakage or merging?
        [Sibeck, DG, McEntire, RW, Lui, ATY, Lopez, RE, Krimigis, SM, Decker, RB, Zanetti, LJ, Potemra, TA]. 92(A11), 12097--12114.
      1987
      • Erratum: Correction to ``Solar wind proton temperature-velocity relationship [J. Geophys. Res. 91, 1701-1705,(1986)]
        [Lopez, RamonE, Freeman, JohnW]. Journal of Geophysical Research. 92, 13679--13679.
      1987
      • Magnetic field drift shell splitting: Cause of unusual dayside particle pitch angle distributions during storms and substorms
        [Sibeck, DG, McEntire, RW, Lui, ATY, Lopez, RE, Krimigis, SM]. 92(A12), 13485--13497.
      1987
      • Solar cycle invariance in solar wind proton temperature relationships
        [Lopez, RE]. 92(A10), 11189--11194.

      Conference Proceeding 1986
      • Solar cycle variations in the solar wind
        [Freeman, JohnW, Lopez, RamonE]. 126, 179--190.

      Journal Article 1986
      • Solar wind proton temperature-velocity relationship
        [Lopez, RamonE, Freeman, JohnW]. 91(A2), 1701--1705.
      1986
      • THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PROTON TEMPERATURE AND MOMENTUM FLUX DENSITY IN THE SOLAR WIND
        [Lopez, RE, Freeman, JW, Roelof, EC]. Geophysical Research Letters. 13(7), 640--643.
      1986
      • The response of energetic particles to nightside magnetic pulsations as seen by AMPTE/CCE
        [Lopez, RE, Engebretson, MJ, McEntire, RW, Lui, ATY, Zanetti, LJ, Potemra, TA, Krimigis, SM]. 6(3), 235--239. "Pergamon".

Support & Funding

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    • June 2018 to May 2023 Preparing Highly Qualified STEM Teachers in High Need Schools through the NSF Robert Noyce Program sponsored by  - $1167706
      (Funded)
    • June 2019 to May 2022 Extraction and Transport to the Magnetosphere of Solar Wind Energy during Periods of Low Mach Number Solar Wind Flow sponsored by  - $611472
      Ramon Lopez (Funded)
    • Sept 2019 to Sept 2021 Studies of magnetopause structure and motion sponsored by  - $110000
      Ramon Lopez (Funded)
    • Sept 2016 to Aug 2020 Addressing the National Need for the Training of Physics Ph.D.'s at the University of Texas at Arlington sponsored by  - $593616
      (Funded)
    • Jan 2015 to June 2020 Robert Noyce Scholarship Program for Science and Mathematics Teachers sponsored by  - $959955
      (Funded)
    • Apr 2015 to Apr 2019 The Role of Solar Wind Fluctuations in Solar Wind -Geospace Coupling sponsored by  - $502956
      (Funded)
    • Aug 2017 to Dec 2018 National Math + Science Initiative UTeach Arlington Sustainment sponsored by  - $200000
      (Funded)
    • May 2009 to Dec 2017 Auras: Arlington Undergraduate Reseach-based Achievement for STEM sponsored by  - $1999993
      (Funded)
    • June 2009 to May 2015 AACCESS: Arlington for Community College Exceptional Students in Science sponsored by  - $591000
      (Funded)
    • July 2009 to Oct 2014 Solar wind-magnetosphere coupling periods with large IMF sponsored by  - $339990
      Ramon Lopez (Funded)
    • Jan 2009 to Sept 2014 Robert Noyce Scholarship Program for Science and Mathematics Teachers sponsored by  - $898967
      (Funded)
    • Aug 2009 to Aug 2014 Reaching Goals in Physics with GAANN Fellowships sponsored by  - $393846
      Ramon Lopez (Funded)
    • 2009 to 2013 Full Proposal to Replicate UTeach at The University of Texas at Arlington sponsored by  - $
      (Funded)
    • July 2009 to June 2013 ARRA: Solar Wind Enrgy Transfer to Geospace During Periods with Large Transverse sponsored by  - $402976
      Ramon Lopez (Funded)
    • Oct 2010 to Nov 2017 Robert Noyce Scholarship Program for Science and Mathematics Teachers sponsored by  - $1449999
      (Funded)
    • Aug 2013 to Aug 2017 Reaching Goals in Physics with GAANN Fellowships sponsored by  - $563584
      (Funded)
    • Aug 2007 to July 2013 Center for Integrated Space Weather Modeling sponsored by  - $817980
      Ramon Lopez (Funded)
    • Aug 2007 to Aug 2010 Auroral Ionosphere-Magnetosphere Plasma Transport with Alfven Kinetic Effects sponsored by  - $278050
      Ramon Lopez (Funded)
    • Sept 2007 to July 2009 Pilot Project for Research in Visualization for Geoscience Education sponsored by  - $87338
      Ramon Lopez (Funded)
    • Sept 2011 to Aug 2012 Investigating Long-Term Solar Wind Trends and the Implications for Current and Future Solar Activity sponsored by  - $30864
      Ramon Lopez (Funded)
    • July 2008 to June 2010 Solar Wind Variations Associated with Geo-Effectiveness of Geomagnetic Storms sponsored by  - $60000
      Ramon Lopez (Funded)
    • 2008 to 2009 Preliminary Proposal to Replicate UTeach at The University of Texas at Arlington sponsored by  - $
      (Funded)

Students Supervised

    • Present
      Pauline Dredger, (Physics)
    • Present
      Christina Xing, (Physics)
    • Present
      Chelsi Nelson, (Physics)
    • Present
      Michelle Bui, (Physics)
    • May 2018
      Micahel Green, (Physics)
    • May 2018
      Richard Bonde, (Physics)
    • May 2015
      Alfonso Hinojosa, (Physics)
    • May 2015
      Kevin Pham,
    • May 2013
      Shree Bhattarai, (Physics)

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        Summer - Five Week - Second - 2010
      • PHYS 6999-014 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 108641)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • PHYS 1443-001 GENERAL TECHNICAL PHYSICS I
        (Course Id: 108533)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • PHYS 5394-014 RESEARCH IN PHYSICS
        (Course Id: 108619)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • PHYS 5694-014 RESEARCH IN PHYSICS
        (Course Id: 108629)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • PHYS 6999-014 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 108641)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • SCIE 3301-001 PHYSICAL SCIENCE - PHYSICS
        (Course Id: 108284)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • PHYS 5394-014 RESEARCH IN PHYSICS
        (Course Id: 108619)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • PHYS 5694-014 RESEARCH IN PHYSICS
        (Course Id: 108629)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • PHYS 4181-014 SPECIAL PROBLEM
        (Course Id: 108564)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • PHYS 4281-014 SPECIAL PROBLEMS
        (Course Id: 108568)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • PHYS 4391-001 SPECIAL TOPICS
        (Topic: Space Plasma Physics | Course Id: 108575)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • PHYS 5391-001 SPECIAL TOPICS IN PHYSICS
        (Topic: Space Plasma Physics | Course Id: 108616)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009

Service to the University

    • 2018 to  Present Committee Member
      Academy of Distinguished Teachers
    • 2017 to  Present Committee Member
      COS Teaching Awards
    • 2016 to  Present Committee Member
      Undergraduate Curriculum
    • 2014 to  Present Chairperson
      Opportunity Hire
    • 2014 to  Present UCAR Member representative for UT Arlington
      UCAR Member representative for UT Arlington
    • 2014 to  Present Committee Chair
      UT-Brownsville Cooperative Ph.D. Program
    • 2012 to  Present Committee Chair
      Graduate Recruitment and Admissions
    • 2011 to  Present Committee Chair
      Grievance Committee
    • 2007 to  Present Committee Member
      Strategic Planning Committee

Service to the Profession

    • Feb 2019 to  Present
      External Reviewer, Physics Department, Gustavus Adolphus College (St. Peter, MN, USA)
      Gustavus Adolphus College
    • Jan 2019 to  Present
      Committee Member
      Committee for the Review of Progress toward Implementing the Decadal Survey, Solar and Space Physics: A Science for a Technological Society, National Academies
    • Dec 2018 to  Present
      Chairperson
      College Board Science Academic Advisory Committee
    • Feb 2017 to  Present
      Committee Member
      UCAR Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee
    • Oct 2016 to  Present
      Committee Member (Muscat, Oman)
      External Review Committee for undergraduate physics program at Sultan Qaboos University
    • 2016 to  Present
      Committee Member
      APS Task Force “Best Practices in Undergraduate Physics Programs”
    • 2015 to  Present
      Committee Member
      External Review Committee, Division of Research in Learning, EHR Directorate of the NSF
    • 2019 to  2024
      Committee Chair
      SCOSTEP/PRESTO
      Chair, 2019-2024, PRESTO (Predictability of the Solar Terrestrial Coupling) program of SCOSTEP.
    • Jan 2018 to  Dec 2019
      President
      National Society of Hispanic Physicists
    • Nov 2017 to  Dec 2018
      Committee Member
      AGU Diversity and Inclusion Task Force
    • Sept 2018 to  Sept 2018
      Invited Lecturer for Geomagnetic Field and Earth Magnetism in Space Weather Science: Towards Improved Forecasting, COSPAR Capacity Building Workshop
      INPE, Brazil
    • Dec 2015 to  Nov 2016
      Committee Member
      National Academies Committee on NASA Science Mission Extensions
    • 2014 to  2015
      Committee Member
      Steering Committee, NASA Living with a Star program