Nour Raouafi

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics LaboratoryParker Solar Probe Project Scientist

Dr. Nour E. Raouafi is a Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory senior scientist. He holds a Ph.D. in Astrophysics from the University of Paris XI, France. His professional career spread over several international research institutions, i.e., the Observatory of Turin, Italy (2001); the Max-Planck Institute for Solar System Research (2002-2005); and the National Solar Observatory in Tucson, Arizona (2005-2008). In 2008, he joined the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland(2008-present) to work on the Parker Solar Probe mission. He served as the Deputy Project Scientist of Parker Solar Probe in 2017 and became the mission's Project Scientist in 2018. Dr. Raouafi's research spreads over a wide range of solar and heliospheric areas, emphasizing the dynamic solar corona. He contributed to diverse research areas, e.g., solar magnetic fields, spectroscopy, polarimetry, coronal plumes and jets, CMEs and coronal shock waves, solar wind, solar energetic particles, and cometary physics. He authored nearly two hundred peer-reviewed and conference articles.


International Astronautical Congress 2022

18-22 September 2022

Paris, France


International Astronautical Congress 2021

25-29 October 2021

Dubai, United Arab Emirates