Daniel McGinnis, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor

Daniel's research area is observational space physics and he studies the formation and evolution of the solar wind. Daniel's particular interest is the heating of solar wind electrons and the detection of plasma instabilities in the near-Sun environment with Parker Solar Probe. 

Daniel is from Sioux Falls, SD and enjoys playing ice hockey.

Research areas
  • Space Physics
Daniel McGinnis
Ph.D. Physics, The University of Iowa 2021
M.S. Physics, Creighton University 2013
B.S. Physics and Chemistry, Creighton University 2011

416 Van Allen Hall (VAN)
30 N. Dubuque Street
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States

Phone Number