2024 Investiture Information

William Lotko

Sue and John Ballard '55 TT'56 Professor of Engineering, Emeritus

Professor Lotko discusses his research in space weather prediction and his approach to teaching at Dartmouth.

Research Interests

Geospace environment; space plasma physics, modeling, simulation; magnetohydrodynamics; electromagnetic fields and waves


  • BS, Engineering Physics, University of Kansas 1973
  • MS, Physics, University of Missouri 1976
  • PhD, Physics, University of California, Los Angeles 1981


  • Fellow, American Geophysical Union

Selected Publications


Seminar: Forecasting Space Weather

In the News

Dartmouth Faculty - Scholarship Today
Space Weather Starts at the Sun
Mar 07, 2011