Noe E. Lugaz

Research Associate Professor
Research Associate Professor
Phone: (603) 862-5045
Office: Space Science Center, Morse Hall, Durham, NH 03824
A headshot of Noe Lugaz, a research associate professor with the Space Science Center.


  • Ph.D., Space Physics, University of Michigan
  • M.S., Atmospheric Sci.S&Meteorology, University of Michigan

Research Interests

  • Magnetohydrodynamics
  • Solar Physics
  • Space Sciences
  • Space Weather

Courses Taught

  • INCO 590: Rsrch Exp/Physics
  • PHYS 712: Space Plasma Physics
  • PHYS 999: Doctoral Research

Selected Publications

McComas, D. J., Christian, E. R., Schwadron, N. A., Fox, N., Westlake, J., Allegrini, F., . . . Zirnstein, E. J. (2018). Interstellar Mapping and Acceleration Probe (IMAP): A New NASA Mission. SPACE SCIENCE REVIEWS, 214(8). doi:10.1007/s11214-018-0550-1

Yu, W., Farrugia, C. J., Lugaz, N., Galvin, A. B., Moestl, C., Paulson, K., & Vemareddy, P. (2018). The Magnetic Field Geometry of Small Solar Wind Flux Ropes Inferred from Their Twist Distribution. SOLAR PHYSICS, 293(12). doi:10.1007/s11207-018-1385-3

Farrugia, C. J., Cohen, I. J., Vasquez, B. J., Lugaz, N., Alm, L., Torbert, R. B., . . . Pollock, C. J. (2018). Effects in the Near-Magnetopause Magnetosheath Elicited by Large-Amplitube Alfvenic Fluctuations Terminating in a Field and Flow Discontinuity. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS, 123(11), 8983-9004. doi:10.1029/2018JA025724

Lugaz, N., Farrugia, C. J., Winslow, R. M., Al-Haddad, N., Galvin, A. B., Nieves-Chinchilla, T., . . . Janvier, M. (2018). On the Spatial Coherence of Magnetic Ejecta: Measurements of Coronal Mass Ejections by Multiple Spacecraft Longitudinally Separated by 0.01 au. ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL LETTERS, 864(1). doi:10.3847/2041-8213/aad9f4

Al-Haddad, N., Nieves-Chinchilla, T., Savani, N. P., Lugaz, N., & Roussev, I. I. (2018). Fitting and Reconstruction of Thirteen Simple Coronal Mass Ejections. Solar Physics, 293(5). doi:10.1007/s11207-018-1288-3

Liu, Y. D., Luhmann, J. G., Kajdič, P., Kilpua, E. K. J., Lugaz, N., Nitta, N. V., . . . Galvin, A. B. (2014). Observations of an extreme storm in interplanetary space caused by successive coronal mass ejections. Nature Communications, 5(1). doi:10.1038/ncomms4481

Lugaz, N., Hernandez-Charpak, J. N., Roussev, I. I., Davis, C. J., Vourlidas, A., & Davies, J. A. (2010). DETERMINING THE AZIMUTHAL PROPERTIES OF CORONAL MASS EJECTIONS FROM MULTI-SPACECRAFT REMOTE-SENSING OBSERVATIONS WITH STEREO SECCHI. The Astrophysical Journal, 715(1), 493-499. doi:10.1088/0004-637X/715/1/493

Lugaz, N., Vourlidas, A., & Roussev, I. I. (2009). Deriving the radial distances of wide coronal mass ejections from elongation measurements in the heliosphere – application to CME-CME interaction. Annales Geophysicae, 27(9), 3479-3488. doi:10.5194/angeo-27-3479-2009

Manchester IV, W. B., Vourlidas, A., Tóth, G., Lugaz, N., Roussev, I. I., Sokolov, I. V., . . . Opher, M. (2008). Three‐dimensional MHD Simulation of the 2003 October 28 Coronal Mass Ejection: Comparison with LASCO Coronagraph Observations. The Astrophysical Journal, 684(2), 1448-1460. doi:10.1086/590231

Lugaz, N., Manchester IV, W. B., & Gombosi, T. I. (2005). Numerical Simulation of the Interaction of Two Coronal Mass Ejections from Sun to Earth. The Astrophysical Journal, 634(1), 651-662. doi:10.1086/491782

Most Cited Publications