Robert L. Mutel
Ph.D., University of Colorado, 1975
Radio astronomy; space physics; plasma astrophysics.
- Observations using radio telescopes and spacecraft
- Jets in active galaxies, stellar radio emission, interstellar and interplanetary turbulence
- Students use radio telescopes: Very Large Array (VLA), Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA), National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO), Arecibo; and an optical telescope (Iowa Robotic Observatory) located in Arizona
- Students develop programming skills
- Students also interact with group members including a programmer as well as other astronomy faculty