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Academic Article

Year Title
2023 How Magnetic Reconnection May Affect the Coherence of Interplanetary Coronal Mass EjectionsThe Astrophysical Journal: an international review of astronomy and astronomical physics.  953:15-15. 2023
2022 Interpreting the Observed Positive Correlation between the Event-integrated Fluence and the Rollover Energy of Solar Energetic Particle Events by the PAMELA Mission with Coupled Hydromagnetic Wave Excitation and Proton Acceleration at Shocks in the Low CoronaThe Astrophysical Journal: an international review of astronomy and astronomical physics.  936:91-91. 2022
2021 Augmenting Traditional Networks With Data Buys Can Support Science, as Well as OperationsSpace Weather.  19. 2021
2021 Comparative Analysis of the 2020 November 29 Solar Energetic Particle Event Observed by Parker Solar ProbeThe Astrophysical Journal: an international review of astronomy and astronomical physics.  920:123-123. 2021
2021 The Growth of the Commercial Sector in Space ScienceSpace Weather.  19. 2021
2021 An Encounter With the Ion and Electron Diffusion Regions at a Flapping and Twisted Tail Current SheetJournal of Geophysical Research.  126. 2021
2020 An Analytical Treatment for Particle Acceleration at Shocks inside Coronal Mass Ejections near 1 auThe Astrophysical Journal: an international review of astronomy and astronomical physics.  905:8-8. 2020
2020 The Streamer Blowout Origin of a Flux Rope and Energetic Particle Event Observed by Parker Solar Probe at 0.5 auThe Astrophysical Journal: an international review of astronomy and astronomical physics.  897:134-134. 2020
2020 A Study of a Magnetic Cloud Propagating Through Large-Amplitude Alfven WavesJournal of Geophysical Research.  125. 2020
2020 Future Interplanetary Space Weather AssetsSpace Weather.  18. 2020
2020 ICME Evolution in the Inner Heliosphere Invited ReviewSolar Physics: a journal for solar and solar-stellar research and the study of solar terrestrial physics.  295:61. 2020
2020 Evolution of a Long-Duration Coronal Mass Ejection and Its Sheath Region Between Mercury and Earth on 9-14 July 2013Journal of Geophysical Research.  125. 2020
2020 Radial Evolution of Coronal Mass Ejections Between MESSENGER, Venus Express, STEREO, and L1: Catalog and AnalysisJournal of Geophysical Research.  125. 2020
2019 Forecasting the Structure and Orientation of Earthbound Coronal Mass EjectionsSpace Weather.  17:498-526. 2019
2019 Generic Magnetic Field Intensity Profiles of Interplanetary Coronal Mass Ejections at Mercury, Venus, and Earth From Superposed Epoch AnalysesJournal of Geophysical Research.  124:812-836. 2019
2019 The Magnetic Morphology of Magnetic Clouds: Multi-spacecraft Investigation of Twisted and Writhed Coronal Mass EjectionsThe Astrophysical Journal: an international review of astronomy and astronomical physics.  870:100-100. 2019
2018 Forecasting Periods of Strong Southward Magnetic Field Following Interplanetary ShocksSpace Weather.  16:2004-2021. 2018
2018 Interstellar Mapping and Acceleration Probe (IMAP): A New NASA MissionSpace Science Reviews.  214:116. 2018
2018 The Magnetic Field Geometry of Small Solar Wind Flux Ropes Inferred from Their Twist DistributionSolar Physics: a journal for solar and solar-stellar research and the study of solar terrestrial physics.  293:165. 2018
2018 Effects in the Near-Magnetopause Magnetosheath Elicited by Large-Amplitube Alfvenic Fluctuations Terminating in a Field and Flow DiscontinuityJournal of Geophysical Research.  123:8983-9004. 2018
2018 On the Spatial Coherence of Magnetic Ejecta: Measurements of Coronal Mass Ejections by Multiple Spacecraft Longitudinally Separated by 0.01 auLetters of the Astrophysical Journal.  864:L7-L7. 2018
2018 Fitting and Reconstruction of Thirteen Simple Coronal Mass EjectionsSolar Physics: a journal for solar and solar-stellar research and the study of solar terrestrial physics.  293:73. 2018
2018 Opening a Window on ICME-driven GCR Modulation in the Inner Solar SystemThe Astrophysical Journal: an international review of astronomy and astronomical physics.  856:139-139. 2018
2018 Update on the Worsening Particle Radiation Environment Observed by CRaTER and Implications for Future Human Deep-Space ExplorationSpace Weather.  16:289-303. 2018
2017 The Physical Processes of CME/ICME EvolutionSpace Science Reviews.  212:1159-1219. 2017
2017 Importance of CME Radial Expansion on the Ability of Slow CMEs to Drive ShocksThe Astrophysical Journal: an international review of astronomy and astronomical physics.  848:75-75. 2017
2017 MMS Observations of Reconnection at Dayside Magnetopause Crossings During Transitions of the Solar Wind to Sub-Alfvenic FlowJournal of Geophysical Research.  122:9934-9951. 2017
2017 Statistical study of ICME effects on Mercury's magnetospheric boundaries and northern cusp region from MESSENGERJournal of Geophysical Research.  122:4960-4975. 2017
2017 The Interaction of Successive Coronal Mass Ejections: A ReviewSolar Physics: a journal for solar and solar-stellar research and the study of solar terrestrial physics.  292:64. 2017
2017 Inferring the Heliospheric Magnetic Field Back through Maunder MinimumThe Astrophysical Journal: an international review of astronomy and astronomical physics.  837:165-165. 2017
2016 Factors Affecting the Geo-effectiveness of Shocks and Sheaths at 1 AU.Journal of Geophysical Research.  121:10861-10879. 2016
2016 Balloon Launches Introduce Students to Space ScienceEos2016
2016 Earth's magnetosphere and outer radiation belt under sub-Alfvénic solar wind.Nature Communications.  7:13001. 2016
2016 A small mission concept to the Sun-Earth Lagrangian L5 point for innovative solar, heliospheric and space weather scienceJournal of Atmospheric and Solar: Terrestrial Physics.  146:171-185. 2016
2016 Longitudinal conjunction between MESSENGER and STEREO A: Development of ICME complexity through stream interactionsJournal of Geophysical Research.  121:6092-6106. 2016
2016 Small solar wind transients at 1 AU: STEREO observations (2007-2014) and comparison with near-Earth wind results (1995-2014)Journal of Geophysical Research.  121:5005-5024. 2016
2015 PARTICLE ACCELERATION AT LOW CORONAL COMPRESSION REGIONS AND SHOCKSThe Astrophysical Journal: an international review of astronomy and astronomical physics.  810:97-97. 2015
2015 Interplanetary coronal mass ejections from MESSENGER orbital observations at MercuryJournal of Geophysical Research.  120:6101-6118. 2015
2015 Extreme geomagnetic disturbances due to shocks within CMEsGeophysical Research Letters.  42:4694-4701. 2015
2015 Comparing generic models for interplanetary shocks and magnetic clouds axis configurations at 1 AUJournal of Geophysical Research.  120:3328-3349. 2015
2015 Ensemble Modeling of Successive Halo CMEs: A Case StudySolar Physics: a journal for solar and solar-stellar research and the study of solar terrestrial physics.  290:1207-1229. 2015
2015 Shocks inside CMEs: A survey of properties from 1997 to 2006Journal of Geophysical Research.  120:2409-2427. 2015
2015 Broken Power-law Distributions from Low Coronal Compression Regions or ShocksJournal of Physics : Conference Series.  642:012025-012025. 2015
2014 An Ensemble Study of a January 2010 Coronal Mass Ejection (CME): Connecting a Non-obvious Solar Source with Its ICME/Magnetic CloudSolar Physics: a journal for solar and solar-stellar research and the study of solar terrestrial physics.  289:4173-4208. 2014
2014 SUN-TO-EARTH CHARACTERISTICS OF TWO CORONAL MASS EJECTIONS INTERACTING NEAR 1 AU: FORMATION OF A COMPLEX EJECTA AND GENERATION OF A TWO-STEP GEOMAGNETIC STORMLetters of the Astrophysical Journal.  793:L41-L41. 2014
2014 Deflected propagation of a coronal mass ejection from the corona to interplanetary spaceJournal of Geophysical Research.  119:5117-5132. 2014
2014 CONNECTING SPEEDS, DIRECTIONS AND ARRIVAL TIMES OF 22 CORONAL MASS EJECTIONS FROM THE SUN TO 1 AUThe Astrophysical Journal: an international review of astronomy and astronomical physics.  787:119-119. 2014
2014 Synthesis of 3-D Coronal-Solar Wind Energetic Particle Acceleration ModulesSpace Weather.  12:323-328. 2014
2014 Observations of an extreme storm in interplanetary space caused by successive coronal mass ejections.Nature Communications.  5:3481. 2014
2014 A new class of complex ejecta resulting fromthe interaction of two CMEs and its expected geoeffectivenessGeophysical Research Letters.  41:769-776. 2014
2014 A statistical analysis of properties of small transients in the solar wind 2007-2009: STEREO andWind observationsJournal of Geophysical Research.  119:689-708. 2014
2014 Geo-effectiveness and radial dependence of magnetic cloud erosion by magnetic reconnectionJournal of Geophysical Research.  119:26-35. 2014
2013 A PLASMA beta TRANSITION WITHIN A PROPAGATING FLUX ROPEThe Astrophysical Journal: an international review of astronomy and astronomical physics.  779:142-142. 2013
2013 THE INTERACTION OF TWO CORONAL MASS EJECTIONS: INFLUENCE OF RELATIVE ORIENTATIONThe Astrophysical Journal: an international review of astronomy and astronomical physics.  778:20-20. 2013
2013 ESTABLISHING A STEREOSCOPIC TECHNIQUE FOR DETERMINING THE KINEMATIC PROPERTIES OF SOLAR WIND TRANSIENTS BASED ON A GENERALIZED SELF-SIMILARLY EXPANDING CIRCULAR GEOMETRYThe Astrophysical Journal: an international review of astronomy and astronomical physics.  777:167-167. 2013
2013 Effect of Solar Wind Drag on the Determination of the Properties of Coronal Mass Ejections from Heliospheric ImagesSolar Physics: a journal for solar and solar-stellar research and the study of solar terrestrial physics.  285:281-294. 2013
2013 Features of the interaction of interplanetary coronal mass ejections/magnetic clouds with the Earth's magnetosphereJournal of Atmospheric and Solar: Terrestrial Physics.  99:14-26. 2013
2013 Observations and Modelling of the Inner Heliosphere: Preface and Tribute to the Late Dr. Andy BreenSolar Physics: a journal for solar and solar-stellar research and the study of solar terrestrial physics.  285:1-7. 2013
2013 Complex Evolution of Coronal Mass Ejections in the Inner Heliosphere as Revealed by Numerical Simulations and STEREO Observations: A ReviewProceedings of the International Astronomical Union.  8:255-264. 2013
2013 ON SUN-TO-EARTH PROPAGATION OF CORONAL MASS EJECTIONSThe Astrophysical Journal: an international review of astronomy and astronomical physics.  769:45-45. 2013
2013 Assessing the Constrained Harmonic Mean Method for Deriving the Kinematics of ICMEs with a Numerical SimulationSolar Physics: a journal for solar and solar-stellar research and the study of solar terrestrial physics.  283:541-556. 2013
2013 A Planar, Pressure-Balanced, Reconnecting Structure Embedded in a Small Solar Wind TransientAIP Conference Proceedings.  1539:163-166. 2013
2012 A STUDY OF THE HELIOCENTRIC DEPENDENCE OF SHOCK STANDOFF DISTANCE AND GEOMETRY USING 2.5D MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMIC SIMULATIONS OF CORONAL MASS EJECTION DRIVEN SHOCKSThe Astrophysical Journal: an international review of astronomy and astronomical physics.  759:103-103. 2012
2012 Explaining fast ejections of plasma and exotic X-ray emission from the solar coronaNature Physics.  8:845-849. 2012
2012 THE DEFLECTION OF THE TWO INTERACTING CORONAL MASS EJECTIONS OF 2010 MAY 23-24 AS REVEALED BY COMBINED IN SITU MEASUREMENTS AND HELIOSPHERIC IMAGINGThe Astrophysical Journal: an international review of astronomy and astronomical physics.  759:68-68. 2012
2012 Heliospheric Observations of STEREO-Directed Coronal Mass Ejections in 2008-2010: Lessons for Future Observations of Earth-Directed CMEsSolar Physics: a journal for solar and solar-stellar research and the study of solar terrestrial physics.  279:497-515. 2012
2012 Heliospheric Observations of STEREO-Directed Coronal Mass Ejections in 2008--2010: Lessons for Future Observations of Earth-Directed CMEsSolar Physics: a journal for solar and solar-stellar research and the study of solar terrestrial physics.  279:497-515. 2012
2012 UNDERSTANDING SDO/AIA OBSERVATIONS OF THE 2010 JUNE 13EUV WAVE EVENT: DIRECT INSIGHT FROM A GLOBAL THERMODYNAMIC MHD SIMULATIONThe Astrophysical Journal: an international review of astronomy and astronomical physics.  750:134-134. 2012
2012 A SELF-SIMILAR EXPANSION MODEL FOR USE IN SOLAR WIND TRANSIENT PROPAGATION STUDIESThe Astrophysical Journal: an international review of astronomy and astronomical physics.  750:23-23. 2012
2011 ARRIVAL TIME CALCULATION FOR INTERPLANETARY CORONAL MASS EJECTIONS WITH CIRCULAR FRONTS AND APPLICATION TO STEREO OBSERVATIONS OF THE 2009 FEBRUARY 13 ERUPTIONThe Astrophysical Journal: an international review of astronomy and astronomical physics.  741:34-34. 2011
2011 NUMERICAL INVESTIGATION OF A CORONAL MASS EJECTION FROM AN ANEMONE ACTIVE REGION: RECONNECTION AND DEFLECTION OF THE 2005 AUGUST 22 ERUPTIONThe Astrophysical Journal: an international review of astronomy and astronomical physics.  738:127-127. 2011
2011 ON THE INTERNAL STRUCTURE OF THE MAGNETIC FIELD IN MAGNETIC CLOUDS AND INTERPLANETARY CORONAL MASS EJECTIONS: WRITHE VERSUS TWISTLetters of the Astrophysical Journal.  738:L18-L18. 2011
2011 Determining CME parameters by fitting heliospheric observations: Numerical investigation of the accuracy of the methodsAdvances in Space Research.  48:292-299. 2011
2011 Numerical modeling of interplanetary coronal mass ejections and comparison with heliospheric imagesJournal of Atmospheric and Solar: Terrestrial Physics.  73:1187-1200. 2011
2011 STUDYING EXTREME ULTRAVIOLET WAVE TRANSIENTS WITH A DIGITAL LABORATORY: DIRECT COMPARISON OF EXTREME ULTRAVIOLET WAVE OBSERVATIONS TO GLOBAL MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMIC SIMULATIONSThe Astrophysical Journal: an international review of astronomy and astronomical physics.  728:2-2. 2011
2010 Accuracy and Limitations of Fitting and Stereoscopic Methods to Determine the Direction of Coronal Mass Ejections from Heliospheric Imagers ObservationsSolar Physics: a journal for solar and solar-stellar research and the study of solar terrestrial physics.  267:411-429. 2010
2010 DETERMINING THE AZIMUTHAL PROPERTIES OF CORONAL MASS EJECTIONS FROM MULTI-SPACECRAFT REMOTE-SENSING OBSERVATIONS WITH STEREO SECCHIThe Astrophysical Journal: an international review of astronomy and astronomical physics.  715:493-499. 2010
2010 TOWARD A REALISTIC THERMODYNAMIC MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMIC MODEL OF THE GLOBAL SOLAR CORONAThe Astrophysical Journal: an international review of astronomy and astronomical physics.  712:1219-1231. 2010
2009 Solar-Terrestrial Simulation in the STEREO Era: The 24-25 January 2007 EruptionsSolar Physics: a journal for solar and solar-stellar research and the study of solar terrestrial physics.  256:269-284. 2009
2009 THE INTERNAL STRUCTURE OF CORONAL MASS EJECTIONS: ARE ALL REGULAR MAGNETIC CLOUDS FLUX ROPES?Letters of the Astrophysical Journal.  695:L171-L175. 2009
2009 MAPPING THE STRUCTURE OF THE CORONA USING FOURIER BACKPROJECTION TOMOGRAPHYThe Astrophysical Journal: an international review of astronomy and astronomical physics.  690:1119-1129. 2009
2009 Deriving the radial distances of wide coronal mass ejections from elongation measurements in the heliosphere - application to CME-CME interactionAnnales Geophysicae: atmospheres, hydrospheres and space sciences.  27:3479-3488. 2009
2008 The brightness of density structures at large solar elongation angles: What is being observed by STEREO SECCHI?Letters of the Astrophysical Journal.  684:L111-L114. 2008
2008 Three-dimensional MHD simulation of the 2003 October 28 coronal mass ejection: Comparison with LASCO coronagraph observationsThe Astrophysical Journal: an international review of astronomy and astronomical physics.  684:1448-1460. 2008
2008 Theoretical modeling for the STEREO missionSpace Science Reviews.  136:565-604. 2008
2008 Observational evidence of CMEs interacting in the inner heliospher as inferred from MHD simulationsJournal of Atmospheric and Solar: Terrestrial Physics.  70:598-604. 2008
2008 Validation of a global 3D heliospheric model with observations for the May 12, 1997 CME eventJournal of Atmospheric and Solar: Terrestrial Physics.  70:583-592. 2008
2007 New physical insight on the changes in magnetic topology during coronal mass ejections: Case studies for the 2002 April 21 and August 24 eventsThe Astrophysical Journal: an international review of astronomy and astronomical physics.  668:L87-L90. 2007
2007 Numerical investigation of the homologous coronal mass ejection events from active region 9236The Astrophysical Journal: an international review of astronomy and astronomical physics.  659:788-800. 2007
2005 Numerical simulation of the interaction of two coronal mass ejections from sun to earthThe Astrophysical Journal: an international review of astronomy and astronomical physics.  634:651-662. 2005
2005 The evolution of coronal mass ejection density structuresThe Astrophysical Journal: an international review of astronomy and astronomical physics.  627:1019-1030. 2005
2005 Simultaneous Chandra X ray, Hubble Space Telescope ultraviolet, and Ulysses radio observations of Jupiter's auroraJournal of Geophysical Research.  110. 2005
2003 Implications of Jovian X-ray emission for magnetosphere-ionosphere couplingJournal of Geophysical Research.  108. 2003

Chapter

Year Title
2019 Space Weather at Earth and in Our Solar System.  335-361. 2019
2015 Eruptive Prominences and Their Impact on the Earth and Our Life.  433-453. 2015
2008 Theoretical Modeling for the STEREO Mission.  565-604. 2008

Conference Paper

Year Title
2013 Small Solar Wind Transients: Stereo-A Observations in 2009AIP Conference Proceedings. 311-314. 2013
2010 Solar-Terrestrial Simulations of CMEs with a Realistic Initiation Mechanism: Case Study for Active Region 10069AIP Conference Proceedings. 440-+. 2010
2009 The August 24, 2002 coronal mass ejection: when a western limb event connects to earthProceedings of the International Astronomical Union. 391-+. 2009
2008 Global MHD modeling of CMEs and related shocks from complex active regionsAIP Conference Proceedings. 286-+. 2008

Principal Investigator On

  • Interstellar Mapping and Acceleration Probe (IMAP) Student Collaboration  awarded by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) 2020 - 2024
  • How are Magnetospheric Field and Plasmas Impacted by Impulsive Changes in Interplanetary Parameters?  awarded by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) 2020 - 2023
  • Successive Coronal Mass Ejections and Associated Solar Energetic Particles  awarded by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) 2019 - 2023
  • The Radial Expansion of Coronal Mass Ejections: Combined Views from Remote and In situ Observ.  awarded by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) 2020 - 2023
  • Physical Origins of Suprathermal Ion Populations Throughout the Heliosphere  awarded by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) 2017 - 2022
  • Science Organizing Committee Membership for the Heliophysics 2050 Workshop  awarded by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) 2021 - 2022
  • Physics-Based Understanding and Data-Constrained Simulations of CME Initiation and Propagation  awarded by Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2020 - 2021
  • Evolution of the Magnetic Field in Solar Transients Between the Upper Corona and 1 AU  awarded by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) 2014 - 2020
  • Successive and Interacting CMEs and Their Geo-Effectiveness: Combined Numerical Investigations and Data Analysis  awarded by National Science Foundation (NSF) 2015 - 2020
  • IMAP Student Collaboration  awarded by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) 2019 - 2020
  • SHINE: Collaborative Research: Data-Constrained Simulations of Coronal Mass Ejection Initiation and Propagation  awarded by National Science Foundation (NSF) 2015 - 2019
  • Collaborative Research: Reconciliation Between In-Situ and Remote Sensing Analyses  awarded by National Science Foundation (NSF) 2015 - 2019
  • SHINE Workshop Coordination  awarded by National Science Foundation (NSF) 2016 - 2018
  • Numerical Investigation of CME Evolution in the Corona and Inner Heliosphere and How it Determines CME Properties at 1 AU  awarded by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) 2013 - 2017
  • SHINE Workshop Coordination  awarded by National Science Foundation (NSF) 2014 - 2016
  • The Non-Ideal Evolution of Coronal Mass Ejections: Numerical Studies  awarded by National Science Foundation (NSF) 2012 - 2016
  • Numerical Investigation of CME-CME Interaction and its Consequences From the Low Corona to 1AU  awarded by National Science Foundation (NSF) 2012 - 2015
  • Teaching Activities

  • Doctoral Research Taught course
  • Doctoral Research Taught course
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2021
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2020
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2020
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2019
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2019
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2018
  • Rsrch Exp/Physics Taught course 2017
  • Space Plasma Physics Taught course 2017
  • Space Plasma Physics Taught course 2014
  • Education And Training

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

  • Noe Lugaz