Research Interests:

1. Radiation belts of Jupiter and Saturn; origin, structure and dynamics.
2. Energetic charged particle acceleration in the magnetospheres of the outer planets.
3. Moon and ring interactions with the solar wind or planetary magnetospheres
4. Planetary space weather.

Education and Employment:

Since 2020: Senior Scientist at MPI for Solar System Research
2009 – 2019: Post-doc researcher position at MPI for Solar System Research
2005 – 2008: PhD student at Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research & University of Braunschweig, Germany
2003 – 2004: M.Sc. in Space Studies at the International Space University, Strasbourg, France
2004: Internship at ESA/ESTEC (part of the MSc program, 3 months)
1998 – 2003: B.Sc. in Physics (specialization in Astronomy/Astrophysics & Mechanics) at the University of Athens, Greece


2012: Editors’ Citation for Excellence in Refereeing - Geophysical Research Letters.
2011: EGU Outstanding Young Scientist Award, Division Planetary and Solar System Sciences.
2009: Max Planck Society’s Otto-Hahn Medal for outstanding PhD research.

Selected Publications:

(1) Roussos, E., Allanson, O., André, N., Bertucci, B., Branduardi-Raymont, G., Clark, G., Dialynas, K., Dandouras, I., Desai, R. T., Futaana, Y., Gkioulidou, M., Jones, G. H., Kollmann, P., Kotova, A., Kronberg, E. A., Krupp, N., Murakami, G., Nénon, Q., Nordheim, T., Palmaerts, B., Plainaki, C., Rae, J., Santos-Costa, D., Sarris, T., Shprits, Y., Sulaiman, A., Woodfield, E., Wu, X., & Yao, Z. (2022), The in-situ exploration of Jupiter's radiation belts, Experimental Astronomy, 54, 10.1007/s10686-021-09801-0.

(2) Roussos, E., Cohen, C., Kollmann, P., Pinto, M., Krupp, N., Gonçalves, P., & Dialynas, K. (2022), A source of very energetic oxygen located in Jupiter's inner radiation belts, Science Advances, 8, 10.1126/sciadv.abm4234.

(3) Roussos, E., Kollmann, P., Krupp, N., Paranicas, C., Dialynas, K., Jones, G. H., Mitchell, D. G., Krimigis, S. M., & Cooper, J. F. (2019), Sources, Sinks, and Transport of Energetic Electrons Near Saturn's Main Rings, Geophysical Research Letters, 46, 10.1029/2018GL078097.

(4) Roussos, E., Kollmann, P., Krupp, N., Kotova, A., Regoli, L., Paranicas, C., Mitchell, D. G., Krimigis, S. M., Hamilton, D., Brandt, P., Carbary, J., Christon, S., Dialynas, K., Dandouras, I., Hill, M. E., Ip, W. H., Jones, G. H., Livi, S., Mauk, B. H., Palmaerts, B., Roelof, E. C., Rymer, A., Sergis, N., & Smith, H. T. (2018), A radiation belt of energetic protons located between Saturn and its rings, Science, 362, 10.1126/science.aat1962.

(5) Roussos, E., Krupp, N., Mitchell, D. G., Paranicas, C., Krimigis, S. M., Andriopoulou, M., Palmaerts, B., Kurth, W. S., Badman, S. V., Masters, A., & Dougherty, M. K. (2016), Quasi-periodic injections of relativistic electrons in Saturn's outer magnetosphere, Icarus, 263, 10.1016/j.icarus.2015.04.017.


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