Dr Susan Macmillan

Dr Susan Macmillan

Senior Scientist, Geomagnetism

Location: BGS Edinburgh

Tel: 0131 6500 228

E-mail Dr Susan Macmillan

Published outputs

Biography

  • 2000 – ongoing : Leader for BGS magnetic field modelling projects
  • 1999 –2007 : Co–chair and chair of IAGA Working Group V-MOD. Main output is the International Geomagnetic Reference Field
  • 1990 – ongoing : Develop application of geomagnetism in directional drilling
  • 1989 : PhD Robert Gordon's Institute of Technology, Renewable Energy. Appointed as mathematical modeller for geomagnetism, BGS
  • 1985 : Postgrad Dip. Glasgow, Land Surveying
  • 1984 : BSc Glasgow, Mathematics

Current projects and collaboration

Professional association

  • Fellow, Royal Astronomical Society
  • Fellow, Royal Institute of Navigation

Research interests

  • Magnetic field modelling
  • Causes of long-term changes in Earth's magnetic field

Skills

  • Geomagnetic data modelling and analysis
  • Programming (Fortran, Matlab, scripting)