Robert L. Mutel

Robert L. Mutel
Professor
Education: 
Ph.D., University of Colorado, 1975
Office: 
706 VAN
Office Phone: 
(319) 335-1950
Research Interests: 
Radio astronomy; space physics; plasma astrophysics.
Research: 
  • Observations using radio telescopes and spacecraft
  • Jets in active galaxies, stellar radio emission, interstellar and interplanetary turbulence
  • Students use radio telescopes: Very Large Array (VLA), Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA), National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO), Arecibo; and an optical telescope (Iowa Robotic Observatory) located in Arizona
  • Students develop programming skills
  • Students also interact with group members including a programmer as well as other astronomy faculty