Ph.D., Physics, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, 2008
M.S., Applied Physics, Air Force Institute of Technology, WPAFB, Ohio, 2000
B.S., Meteorology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, 1993
Lt Col Acebal's research interests cover a range of topics under the broad umbrella of space physics. Recent work has focused primarily on solar radio emissions with an emphasis on correlations with solar EUV emissions and ionospheric models. He is also interested in the transition of cutting edge research to operational forecast products. Previously, he worked as the commander of the Palehua Solar Observatory and branch chief for the Space Weather Branch at the Air Force Weather Agency.