Allison N. Jaynes

Allison Jaynes
Assistant Professor
Education: 
Ph.D., University of New Hampshire, 2013
Office: 
404 VAN
Office Phone: 
(319)-335-3799
Research Interests: 
Experimental space physics
Research: 
  • Inner magnetosphere and radiation belts particle dynamics, particularly high-energy electrons and protons
  • The physics of the aurora in Earth’s ionosphere
  • Relativistic particle effects throughout the magnetosphere in the vicinity of magnetic reconnection
  • Solar driving of the near-Earth space environment
  • Co-Investigator on NASA’s Van Allen Probes and MMS missions
  • Hardware and instrument development focused on the above science questions