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Department of Physics

Peter Andrew Sturrock

Professor, Physics 

Peter Andrew Sturrock

Room 302g
Varian Physics Bldg
382 Via Pueblo Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-4060

tel 650-723-1438 
fax 650-723-4840 

Research Interests

Plasma physics, solar-terrestrial relations, and high-enery astrophysics. 

Career History

  • Member, Center for Space Science and Astrophysics. 
  • B.A., Cambridge University, 1945 
  • M.S., Cambridge University, 1948 
  • Ph.D., Cambridge University, 1951 
  • Radar Research Establishment, 1943-1946 
  • St. John's College and Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, England, 1946-1949 
  • National Bureau of Standards, 1949-1950 
  • Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Fellow, University of Paris, 1950-1951 
  • Atomic Energy Research Establishment, Harwell, 1951-1953 
  • Fellow, St. Johns College Cambridge, 1952-1955 
  • Research Associate, Microwave Laboratory, Stanford Univeristy, 1955-61 
  • Ford Fellow, European Organization for Nuclear Research, Geneva, Switzerland, 1958-1959 
  • Professor of Space Science and Astrophysics, 1961-present 
  • Directory, Institute for Plasma Research, Stanford, 1964-1974, 1980-1083 
  • Deputy Director, Center for Space Science and Astrophysics, 1983-present 
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science 
  • Fellow, American Physical Society 
  • Fellow, Royal Astronomical Society 
  • President, Society for Scientific Exploration, 1982-present 
  • Rayleigh Prize, Cambridge University, 1949 
  • Gravity Foundation Prize, 1967 
  • Hale Prize, American Astronomical Society, 1986 
  • Arctowski Medal, National Academy of Sciences, 1990 
  • Space Science Award, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 1993 

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