Jack Scudder, Ph.D.

Professor
Biography
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 numerical methods
  • Employment opportunities are postdoc positions at universities and national labs
Research areas
  • Plasma Physics
  • Space Physics
Jack Scudder
Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1975
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506 Van Allen Hall (VAN)
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States


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507 Van Allen Hall (VAN)
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States

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