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Dr Jacob Heerikhuisen

Senior Lecturer (Mathematics)

Qualifications: PhD

Contact Details

Research Supervised

Masters Thesis on modeling Helium in the heliosphere. 2020

PhD (in the USA) on using models to extract information about the heliospheric termination shock from data collected by NASA's IBEX spacecraft. 2017-present

PhD (in the USA) on formulating collision integrals for charge-exchange interactions. 2015-2019.

Teaching Commitments

Recent Publications

  • Kleimann, J., Dialynas, K., Fraternale, F., Galli, A., Heerikhuisen, J., Izmodenov, V., . . . Pogorelov, N. (2022). The Structure of the Large-Scale Heliosphere as Seen by Current Models. Space Science Reviews, 218(4). doi:10.1007/s11214-022-00902-6

  • Zirnstein, E. J., Dayeh, M. A., & Heerikhuisen, J. (2021). Dependence of the IBEX ribbon geometry on pitch-angle scattering outside the heliopause. The Astrophysical Journal, 908(1), 35. doi:10.3847/1538-4357/abd4e8

  • Zirnstein, E. J., Kumar, R., Bandyopadhyay, R., Dayeh, M. A., Heerikhuisen, J., & McComas, D. J. (2021). Turbulent Acceleration of Interstellar Pickup Ions at the Heliospheric Termination Shock Forms the Global ENA Spectrum. Astrophysical Journal Letters, 916(2). doi:10.3847/2041-8213/ac12cc

  • Reisenfeld, D. B., Bzowski, M., Funsten, H. O., Heerikhuisen, J., Janzen, P. H., Kubiak, M. A., . . . Zirnstein, E. J. (2021). A three-dimensional map of the Heliosphere from IBEX. The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 254(2), 40. doi:10.3847/1538-4365/abf658

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