Dissertation Title: Particle-In-Cell Simulations of Energized Oxygen in the Magnetotail
Dissertation Advisor: Jörg-Micha Jahn
Graduation Date: Spring 2020
Current Position: Southwest Research Institute – Staff Scientist
Research Areas: Space Based Plasma Instrumentation and Missions: from concept to proposal thru development and deployment including multi-spacecraft and “constellation” missions. With a motto of “Serious Science, Seriously Small” developing standardized, modular, electronics and instruments for CubeSats and Rockets. Kinetic Simulation of Magnetic Reconnection involving Energized O+.