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Gurnett, Donald A

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Personal name headingGurnett, Donald A.
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Variant(s)Gurnett, D. A. (Donald A.)
Gurnett, Don
Birth date1940-04-11
Place of birthCedar Rapids (Iowa)
Field of activityPhysics Astronomy Space plasma Plasma Plasma astrophysics
AffiliationUniversity of Iowa
University of California, Los Angeles
Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik
Stanford University
Found inHis Final report for NASA contract NAS5-26125, 1983: t.p. (Donald A. Gurnett, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Univ. of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa)
Introduction to plasma physics, 2004: CIP t.p. (D.A. Gurnett) data sht. (Donald A. Gurnett; b. Apr. 11, 1940) publr. data sht. (Don Gurnett; Univ. of Iowa)
Magnetosphere-ionosphere coupling in the solar system, 2017: page x (D.A. Gurnett, James A. Van Allen/Roy J. Carver Professor of Physics, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA)
University of Iowa web site, April 24, 2017: (Donald A. Gurnett, professor ; ; education: Ph.D., University of Iowa, 1965 ; research interests: Experimental space plasma physics)
University of Iowa, Astronomy and Astrophysics web site, April 24, 2017: (Born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Prof. Gurnett started his science career by working on spacecraft electronics design as a student employee in The University of Iowa Physics Department in 1959. After completing his B.S. in electrical engineering at the University of Iowa in 1962, he transferred to physics, where he received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in 1963 and 1965. He spent one year, from 1964 to 1965, as a NASA Trainee at Stanford University; was appointed Assistant Professor at the University of Iowa in 1965 with subsequent promotions to Associate Professor and to Professor in 1968 and 1972. Since then he spent one year on leave as an Alexander Von Humbold Senior Scientist at the Max-Planck-Institut in Garching, Germany, and one year on leave as a visiting professor at the University of California, Los Angeles.)
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