UAH

Jacob Heerikhuisen

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Assistant Professor

Office: OB 334
Phone: 256-824-4661
Email: jacob.heerikhuisen@uah.edu 

Research Areas

  • Interaction of the solar wind with the interstellar medium.

  • The role of energetic neutral atoms in shaping the heliosphere, and what their properties can tell us about the distant solar wind.

  • Interstellar dust in the inner heliosphere and its properties as a function of the topology of the heliospheric interface.

  • Magnetic reconnection as an energy release mechanism in the solar corona.

Education

  • BCMS, University of Waikato, New Zealand (1996)

  • MCMS, University of Waikato, New Zealand (1997)

  • Ph.D.,  University of Waikato, New Zealand (2001)