Mississippi College

Dr. Chris Maggio

About Me


  • Ph.D. (2007) University of Mississippi (Physics)
  • M.S. (2005) University of Mississippi (Physics)
  • M.S. (2001) Mississippi State University (Electrical Engineering)
  • B.S. (2000) University of Mississippi (Electrical Engineering)

Selected Publications

  • Maggio, C., T. Marshall, and M. Stolzenburg, Transient currents in the global electric circuit due to cloud-to-ground and intracloud lightning, Atmos. Res., 91, 178-183, 2009.
  • Marshall, T.C., M. Stolzenburg, P.R. Krehbiel, N.R. Lund, and C.R. Maggio, Electrical evolution during the decay stage of New Mexico thunderstorms, J. Geophys. Res., 114, D02209, doi:10.1029/2008JD010637, 2009.
  • Maggio, C., T. Marshall, and M. Stolzenburg, Estimations of charge transferred and energy released by lightning flashes, J. Geophys. Res., 114, D14203, doi:10.1029/2008JD011506, 2008.
  • Maggio, C., L. Coleman, T. Marshall, M. Stolzenburg, M. Stanley, T. Hamlin, P. Krehbiel, W. Rison, and R. Thomas, Lightning initiation locations as a remote sensing tool of large thunderstorm electric field vectors, J. Atmos. Oceanic Tech., 22, (7), 1059-1068, doi: 10.1175/JTECH1750.1, 2005.
  • Marshall, T., M. Stolzenburg, C. Maggio, L. Coleman, P. Krehbiel, T. Hamlin, R. Thomas, W. Rison, Observed electric fields associated with lightning initiation, Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L03813, doi: 10.1029/2004GL021802, 2005.

Class Schedule

Fall 2012

  • PHY 251 A - Fundamentals of Physics I
    MWF, 9:00-9:50 A.M., Hederman Science 305
  • ESC 305 - Electrical Circuits
    TTh., 9:25-10:40 A.M, Hederman Science 305