Rachael Filwett, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Research Scholar, The University of Iowa
Assistant Professor, Montana State University (2023)
Local Organizing Committee Member (University of Iowa)

Dr. Rachael Filwett is currently a postdoctoral research scholar at the University of Iowa and going to be an Assistant Professor at Montana State University starting January 2023. Dr. Filwett does research in the area of space physics, with a particular focus on solar energetic particle transportation. She was awarded the University of Iowa Postdoctoral Excellence Award in 2021, is a National Science Foundation Atmosphere and Geospace Section Postdoctoral Research Fellow, and has been a part of many NASA missions and grants to study particle acceleration in the Earth's magnetic field and in the interplanetary medium. She is particularly interested in smallsat missions. She will be leading the NASA mission primer panel and is one of the lead organizers for this CUWiP.