Jack D. Scudder

Jack D. Scudder
Professor
Education: 
Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1975
Office: 
506 VAN
Office Phone: 
(319) 335-0804
Lab: 
507 VAN
Lab Phone: 
(319) 335-2641
Research Interests: 
Space plasma physics.
Research: 
  • Signatures of Heat conduction in semi-collisional Astrophysicsal Plasmas
  • Developing Transport Theory in the presence of Kurtotic Suprathermal Tails in Finite Knudsen number plasmas
  • Kurtosis Formation in semi-collisional Astrophysical Plasmas
  • New Models of Solar Corona and Stellar Wind Expansions
  • Diagnostics of Magnetic Reconnection in Space Plasmas
  • Students develop skills in: writing codes in C, Fortran and IDL, and numberical methods
  • Employment opportunities are postdoc positions at universities and national labs