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Prof. Dr. Joachim Vogt
Physics and Earth Sciences
Jacobs University Bremen gGmbH
Campus Ring 8 | 28759 Bremen | Germany

Phone: +49-421-200-3252
Email: j.vogt (at)

Third-party funded research projects and workshops

2015-present:PI of the project Multi-Spacecraft Investigations of Coupling at Auroral Latitudes (funded by DFG).
2014-present:Co-Initiator and Topic Coordinator of the DFG Special Programme Study of Earth system dynamics with a constellation of potential field missions (DynamicEarth, SPP 1788).
2014-2016:PI of the project Validation of ionospheric data products (Swarm mission, funded by DLR/GFZ).
2013-present:Scientific host for project Current systems around terrestrial planets: EOF analysis and modeling (DFG, temporal position for PI Maosheng He).
2010-2013:PI of the project Multi-spacecraft analysis toolkit for Swarm (funded by DFG).
2010-2014:Co-PI of the international focus group project POLARIS (ISSI Bern).
2007:Organization of the 6th COSPAR Capacity Building Workshop in Sinaia, Romania.
2006-2008:PI of the project The CME Source Region in LOFAR related simulations (funded by DFG).
2005:PI of the study Aspects of lunar radio science (funded by EADS-Astrium).
2004:Organization of the 3rd COSPAR Capacity Building Workshop in Beijing, China.
2000-2006:PI of the project Studies of paleomagnetospheric processes (funded by DFG).
2000-2006:Co-PI of the project Geomagnetic variations during reversals (funded by DFG).

Positions and offices

2001-present:Professor of Physics, Jacobs University Bremen (JUB).
2014-present:Head of the Change Team for Academic Programs and Research at Jacobs University Bremen.
2002-present:Coordinator (2002-2007, 2012-present) and Vice Coordinator (2007-2012) of the study program Earth and Space Sciences at JUB.
2010-2012:Member of the Faculty Council at JUB.
2002-2007:Executive Director (2002-2005) and Director (2005-2007) of the Computational Laboratory for Analysis, Modeling, and Visualization, Bremen.
1999-2001:Wissenschaftlicher Assistent, Institut für Geophysik und Meteorologie, TU Braunschweig.
1997-1998:Head of the Auroral Imaging Team, MPE Garching.
1993-1997:Research Associate, Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik (MPE), Garching.

Professional recognition and scientific community service

2009, 2012, 2015:CHE Ranking (journal Die Zeit), category Geosciences: Top rank for the study program Earth and Space Sciences at Jacobs University.
2008-2011:American Geophysical Union: Associate Editor, Journal of Geophysics Research (Space Physics).
2007:American Geophysical Union: Editor's Citation for Excellence in Refereeing.
2005:European Space Agency: Certificate for outstanding contribution to the Cluster mission.
2003-present:Co-Investigator of scientific instrumentation on space missions: EDI Cluster (2003), FGM Double Star (2003), MPO-MAG BepiColombo (2007).
2004-present:IAGA National Correspendent in Germany.
2004-present:Reviewing of research grant applications (DFG, ESF).
2002-2010:COSPAR Panel on Capacity Building: Co-Chair.
2002 & 2006:Jacobs University Bremen: Teaching awards.
1999-present:Reviewing of manuscripts submitted to scientific journals in space sciences (Journal of Geophysical Research, Annales Geophysicae, Geophysical Research Letters, Space Science Reviews, Planetary and Space Science, Astrobiology).
1996-1997:Max-Planck-Gesellschaft: Research grant for studies of magnetosphere-ionosphere coupling.
1989 & 1991Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes: Fellowship 1989-1992, full member since 1991.


Courses on geophysics, space physics, data analysis, computational modeling, general physics, and mathematics are listed here.


1997:Dr. rer. nat. in Physics at the Technische Universität Braunschweig, with distinction.
1993:Diplom in Geophysics at the Universität Köln, with distinction.
1988:Vordiplom in Geophysics and Mathematics at the Universität Köln.
1984:Abitur at the Auguste-Victoria-Gymnasium, Trier.


Publications in refereed scientific journals and books are listed here.

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