Magnetometer Laboratory

Mag Lab Members


Lauro Ojeda

Yining Shi


Grad Students

Brett McCuen

Geoff Jenkins

Alex Hoffmann

Julio Vatta

Daolin Qiu

Cole Dorman


Ari Gottesman

Dan Holland

Isaac Fertig

Silvia Deyarmond

Tanner Allen

Paul Yang

Samuel Sonoiki

Past Mag Lab Students and Postdocs

Paige Cooley

Kieana Fana

Chynna Spitler

Colin Badgero

Connor DiMarco

Teddy Masterson

Jodie Kiyokawa

Brady Strabel

Yao Kovach

Anri Gu

Katherine Lee

Raven St. Claire

Refereed Magnetometer Papers and Patents

Sheinker, A., and M. B. Moldwin, "Adaptive interference cancelation using a pair of magnetometers,"2in IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol. 52, no. 1, pp. 307-318, February 2016. doi: 10.1109/TAES.2015.150192

Ponder, Brandon M., Arie Sheinker and Mark B. Moldwin, Using Cellphone Magnetometers for Science on CubeSats, J. Small Satellites, Vol. 05, No. 02 (May 2016) pp. 449–456 (

Regoli, L. H., Moldwin, M. B., Pellioni, M., Bronner, B., Hite, K., Sheinker, A., & Ponder, B. M. (2018). Investigation of a low-cost magneto-inductive magnetometer for space science applications. Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems, 7(1), 129-142. doi:

Regoli, Leonardo H., Mark B Moldwin, Connor Raines, Tom A Nordheim, Cameron A Miller, Martin Carts, Sara A Pozzi, (2020) Radiation tolerance of the PNI RM3100 magnetometer for a Europa lander mission, Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems Discussions,

Moldwin, M. B., Wilcox, E., Zesta, E., and Bonalsky, T. M.: Single-event effect testing of the PNI RM3100 magnetometer for space applications, Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 11, 219–222,, 2022. 

Hoffmann, A. P., & Moldwin, M. B. (2022). Separation of spacecraft noise from geomagnetic field observations through density-based cluster analysis and compressive sensing. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 127, e2022JA030757. 

Strabel, B. P., Regoli, L. H., Moldwin, M. B., Ojeda, L. V., Shi, Y., Thoma, J. D., Narrett, I. S., Bronner, B., and Pellioni, M.: Quad-Mag Board for CubeSat Applications, EGUsphere [preprint],, 2022. 

Sheinker and Moldwin, United States Letters Patent No. 10,782,135 issued on September 22, 2020 from U.S. Provisional Patent Serial No. 62/320,697; UM Invention Disclosure #6757 Beacon and Inertial Sensor Localization Technology, July 2015; 

Sheinker and Moldwin, United States Letters Patent No. 10,209,074 issued on February 19, 2019 from U.S. Patent App. No. 15/050,554; Title: Magnetic Beacon Self-Localization Using Mobile Device Magnetometers, University of Michigan, filed February 2016 (follow on from U.S. Provisional Patent No. 62/119,298); 

Moldwin and Ojeda, U.S. Provisional Patent Application No. 63/187,099, with a filing date of May 11, 2021. Title: Space Weather Monitor