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flag Dr. Stephen B. Mende,
University of California, Berkeley

Last updated: October 2002
E-mail: mende [at]

Brief Biographical Information:

Prof. Steven B. Mende is associated with the Atmospherics Emission Group at the Space Physics Research Group at the Space Sciences Laboratory of UC Berkeley, California.

Career Summary:
1964-1965 Research Assistant, Imperial College, University of London, England
1966-1967 Research Associate, Rice Univeristy, Houston, Texas
1971-1976 Visiting Scientist, Max Planck Institute, Princeton Univ., Boston College (summers)
1987-1990 Consulting Professor, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
1984-1993 Chemical Release Program, Combined Radiation and Release Satellite (CRRES)
1976-1994 Principal Investigator, Atmospheric Emissions Photometric Imager (AEPI)
1981-1995 Spacecraft Glow shuttle flight experiments
1967-1996 Research/Consulting Scientist lockheed Missiles and Space Company
1972- Optical aurora program, Arctic and Antarctica
1996- Senior Fellow, Space Sciences Lab, University of California, Berkeley, CA


Mende is lead investigator of the Wideband Imaging Camera (WIC), a FUV imager instrument, onboard the IMAGE satellite (Imager for Magnetopause-to-Aurora Global Exploration), launched on March 25, 2000 at 20:34 GMT.

Research on Leonid MAC:

Fabry Perot spectroscopy of meteors, in a project in collaboration with Rick Rairden.


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