Professor Michele Dougherty

STFC Council member

Professor Michele Dougherty is a member of the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) Council.

Michele is Professor of Space Physics at Imperial College London.

She is leading unmanned exploratory missions to Saturn and Jupiter and was the principal investigator for the magnetometer instrument onboard the Cassini mission to Saturn. She was also the principal investigator for the magnetometer for the JUpiter ICy moons Explorer (JUICE) of the European Space Agency that launched in April 2023.

Michele Dougherty:

  • is Head of the Physics Department
  • is a Fellow of the Royal Society
  • was awarded the Royal Astronomical Society Geophysics Gold medal in 2017
  • was awarded a CBE in the 2018 New Year’s Honours list
  • was awarded the Institute of Physics Richard Glazebrook Gold Medal and Prize

Last updated: 1 September 2023

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