James Clemmons

Professor, Department of Physics
Professor, Space Science Center

James Clemmons works in the field of space physics.  His interests include auroral phenomena, physics of the Earth's ionosphere-thermosphere system, and the magnetosphere.  Primary methods of inquiry are space experiments and instrumentation, as well as analysis of data.  Recent experiments include the Auroral Jet and RENU2 sounding rocket missions, and current projects include the VISIONS2, TOMEX-Plus, and Dynamo2 sounding rocket missions, as well as the LLITED cubesat mission.


603 862 2465
Morse Hall 408
Ph.D. Physics, University of California, Berkeley
M.A. Physics, University of California, Berkeley
B. S. Physics, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
B. S. Chemistry, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign