Research Group

Current Students

  • Austin Glass
    • CLaSP Ph.D. student working on combining MESSENGER observations with numerical modeling to understand plasma phenomena in Mercury’s magnetosphere
  • Changkun Li
    • CLaSP Ph.D. student working on modeling kinetic effects in Mercury’s magnetosphere

Former Students

  • Camilla Harris (2016 – 2021)
    • CLaSP Ph.D. student working on modeling the plasma and magnetic environment of Jupiter’s moon, Europa
    • Now working as NASA NPP Fellow at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • Yash Sarkango (2016 – 2021)
    • CLaSP Ph.D. student working on global MHD simulations of Jupiter’s magnetosphere
    • Now working as Postdoc at the University of Michigan
  • Kyle Webster
    • CLaSP Undergraduate and M-ENG student
    • Now a Ph.D student in the EPSS department at UCLA
  • Hongyang Zhou (2015 – 2020)
    • CLaSP Ph.D. student working on developing global MHD-EPIC model and applying it to Ganymede’s magnetosphere
    • Now working as Postdoc at the University of Helsinki in Finland
  • Abigail Azari (2015 – 2020)
    • CLaSP Ph.D. student working on analyzing and modeling injection events observed in Saturn’s magnetosphere
    • Now working as Postdoc at the Space Science Laboratory at UC Berkeley
  • GangKai Poh (2012 – 2017)
    • CLaSP Ph.D. student with dissertation work on physical processes in Mercury’s magnetosphere (Co-advised with Prof. James Slavin)
    • Now working as Postdoc at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
  • James Ullett (Summer 2015)
    • Visiting undergraduate student from the Case Western Reserve University
  • Cheng Zhen (Summer 2014)
    • Visiting undergraduate student from the University of Science and Technology of China
  • Molly Williams (Summer 2013)
    • NSF REU student from the Eastern Kentucky University
    • Now a Ph.D. student at ETH Zurich, Switzerland