Department of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering in the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan


Igor Sokolov

Igor Sokolov

Research Scientist

Office: 1424B SRB
Phone: (734) 647-4705
Fax: (734) 763-5567


PhD, Physics, Institute of General Physics, Moscow

MS, Engineering, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology 


  • Modeling of solar engetic particles and space environment
  • Data assimilation
  • Geospace data analysis

Specializations and Research Interests

  • Member, BATS-R-US MHD code and Space Weather Modeling Framework (SWMF) numerical model development team
  • Developed physical models and computational tools for relativistically strong laser pulse interactions with plasmas

Professional Service

  • Reviewer, Physical Review E, Physical Review Letters, JGR (Space Sciences), Journal of Shock Waves, Physics of Plasmas, Adv. Sp. Sci.
  • Member, American Geophysical Union and American Physical Society
Updated: 2014-09-02