Donald A. Gurnett
Ph.D., University of Iowa, 1965
Experimental space plasma physics.
- Experimental studies of planetary radio emissions and plasma waves
- Student analysis of spacecraft data: Voyagers 1 and 2 (now approaching interstellar space); Cassini (in orbit around Saturn); Cluster (consisting of four spacecraft in Earth orbit); Mars Express in orbit around Mars; and Juno (in route to Jupiter)
- Supervised over 50 space physics thesis projects; former students now at NASA centers, industry, other universities
- Students also interact with other group members, including research scientists, engineers, and programmers