Jack D. Scudder

Jack D. Scudder
Professor
Education: 
Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1975
Office: 
506 VAN
Office Phone: 
(319) 335-0804
Lab: 
507 VAN
Lab Phone: 
(319) 335-2641
Research Interests: 
Space plasma physics.
Research: 
  • Analysis of data from NASA's Polar spacecraft, in Earth orbit
  • Search for geophysically important plasma processes in near-Earth plasmas
  • Computer-intensive research
  • Students develop skills in: writing codes in C, Fortran and IDL, and numerical methods
  • Employment opportunities are postdoc positions at universities and national labs
  • Students will also interact with group members including software engineers as well as other faculty