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  • Syun-Ichi Akasofu

    Syun-Ichi Akasofu

    October 28, 2022

    Syun-Ichi Akasofu is an expert in aurora physics, solar physics, geophysics, and magnetosphere.

  • Mark Conde

    Mark Conde

    October 28, 2022

    The aurora and how space weather events perturb Earth’s upper atmosphere.

  • Nettie La Belle-Hamer

    Nettie La Belle-Hamer

    October 28, 2022

    Expertise in physics, remote sensing, and synthetic aperture radar.

  • David Maxwell

    David Maxwell

    October 28, 2022

    The problem of constructing initial data for the Cauchy problem in General Relativity; inverse problems related to ice sheet dynamics.

  • David Newman

    David Newman

    October 28, 2022

    Complex systems ranging from turbulence in fusion plasmas to power transmission grids and general infrastructure systems.

  • Martin Truffer

    Martin Truffer

    October 28, 2022

    Expertise in glaciology, glacier dynamics and ice physics.

  • Renate Wackerbauer

    Renate Wackerbauer

    October 28, 2022

    Computational modeling to understand feedback, interaction, emergence, transients in complex system dynamics, like neuron networks or the ice-albedo feedback system.

  • Hui Zhang

    Hui Zhang

    October 28, 2022

    Zhang studies the structure and dynamics of the Earth’s dayside magnetosphere including the magnetosheath, magnetopause, boundary layer and cusp; energetic particle acceleration by magnetic reconnection; diffusion region physics; the interaction of interplanetary shocks with the Earth’s bow shock, magnetosphere, and the global effects resulting from the interaction; and foreshock phenomena such as Hot Flow Anomalies foreshock cavities and their geoeffects.