Scott England

Associate Professor
  • PhD, The Role of Gravity Waves in Coupled Middle-Upper Atmosphere Dynamics, Radio and Space Plasma Physics Group, University of Leicester (UK), July 2005
  • MPhys First Class Honors, Physics with Space Science and Technology, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Leicester (UK), July 2001.
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Aerospace & Ocean Engineering (MC0203)
1341 Research Center Drive RM 1026
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061

England's research focuses on the interactions between planetary atmospheres and the space environment.  He is the Project Scientist for NASA’s Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON), a co-Investigator on NASA’s Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD) mission of opportunity and a Participating Scientist on NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) mission.

2016 RHG Exceptional Achievement for Science, For achieving exciting science results and making fundamental discoveries about the Mars environment from the MAVEN spacecraft. 


  • UC Berkeley, Space Sciences Lab, Associate Research, July 2014 – December 2016.
  • UC Berkeley, Space Sciences Lab, Assistant Research, January 2008 – June 2014.
  • UC Berkeley, Space Sciences Lab, Postdoctoral Scholar, June 2005 – December 2007.
  • University of Leicester, Physics Department, Research Assistant, September 2004 – March 2005.