Scott McIntosh

Interim Deputy Director, National Center for Atmospheric Research

Dr. Scott McIntosh is currently the Interim Deputy Director of National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and the Director of the High Altitude Observatory (HAO). HAO is the oldest component of NCAR. Dr. McIntosh received his First Class Honors Degree in Mathematics and Physics and his Ph.D. in Astrophysics from the University of Glasgow, Scotland. His research in the field of solar physics has focused on three main areas: the detection and impact of magnetohydrodynamic waves; the detection and understanding of ultraviolet and extreme ultraviolet radiation; and understanding the decadal evolution of the solar plasma. Dr. McIntosh has authored, or co-authored, over 130 journal articles since receiving his Ph.D. in 1998. Those articles include more than 50 as first author, 11 in high-profile publications (6 articles in Nature and 5 in Science). His current “H-index” is 36 and he has over 5,700 citations.


Large Facility Spotlight
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 – 8:30 am
See brief presentations from the NSF supported Federal Funded Research Development Centers (FFRDCs). Each Center will introduce who they are and share an accomplishment, event, and/or challenge that took place in the past year. Following the presentations, workshop participants will have an opportunity to ask questions of the panel of presenters.

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