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Prof James McLaughlin

Professor

Department: Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering

I graduated from Durham University in 2002 with a MSci (joint honours) Mathematics and Physics degree. I then moved to the University of St Andrews for my PhD studies in Applied Mathematics and Solar Physics. After successfully defending my thesis entitled “Magnetohydrodynamic wave propagation in the neighbourhood of magnetic null points", I accepted a research scientist position at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland, USA. Later, I returned to the University of St Andrews as a Research Fellow funded by the Leverhulme Trust. In 2010, I was appointed Senior Lecturer at Northumbria University and became a Reader in February 2014.

I am a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society (FRAS) and a Member of the Institute of Physics (MInstP).

 

 

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  • Novel Data Analysis Techniques in Coronal Seismology, Anfinogentov, S., Antolin, P., Inglis, A., Kolotkov, D., Kupriyanova, E., McLaughlin, J., Nisticò, G., Pascoe, D., Prasad, S., Yuan, D. 1 Apr 2022, In: Space Science Reviews
  • Oscillatory Reconnection of a 2D X-point in a hot coronal plasma, Karampelas, K., McLaughlin, J., Botha, G., Regnier, S. 1 Feb 2022, In: Astrophysical Journal
  • A Statistical Study of Propagating MHD Kink Waves in the Quiescent Corona, Tiwari, A., Morton, R., McLaughlin, J. 1 Oct 2021, In: The Astrophysical Journal
  • Magnetohydrodynamic Waves in Open Coronal Structures, Banerjee, D., Krishna Prasad, S., Pant, V., McLaughlin, J., Antolin, P., Magyar, N., Ofman, L., Tian, H., Van Doorsselaere, T., de Moortel, I., Wang, T. 1 Oct 2021, In: Space Science Reviews
  • Quasi-Periodic Pulsations in Solar and Stellar Flares: A Review of Underpinning Physical Mechanisms and Their Predicted Observational Signatures, Zimovets, I., McLaughlin, J., Srivastava, A., Kolotkov, D., Kuznetsov, A., Kupriyanova, E., Cho, I., Inglis, A., Reale, F., Pascoe, D., Tian, H., Yuan, D., Li, D., Zhang, Q. 1 Aug 2021, In: Space Science Reviews
  • Weak damping of propagating MHD kink waves in the quiescent corona, Morton, R., Tiwari, A., Van Doorsselaere, T., McLaughlin, J. Dec 2021, In: Astrophysical Journal
  • Using Transverse Waves to Probe the Plasma Conditions at the Base of the Solar Wind, Weberg, M., Morton, R., McLaughlin, J. May 2020, In: Astrophysical Journal
  • 3D WKB solution for fast magnetoacoustic wave behaviour within a separatrix dome containing a coronal null point, McLaughlin, J., Thurgood, J., Botha, G., Wiggs, J. 21 Mar 2019, In: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
  • A basal contribution from p-modes to the Alfvénic wave flux in the Sun’s corona, Morton, R., Weberg, M., McLaughlin, J. 1 Mar 2019, In: Nature Astronomy
  • A blueprint of state-of-the-art techniques for detecting quasi-periodic pulsations in solar and stellar flares, Broomhall, A., Davenport, J., Hayes, L., Inglis, A., Kolotkov, D., McLaughlin, J., Mehta, T., Nakariakov, V., Notsu, Y., Pascoe, D., Pugh, C., Van Doorsselaere, T. 18 Oct 2019, In: Astrophysical Journal, Supplement Series

  • Ajay Tiwari Propagating kink waves in the solar corona Start Date: 01/03/2017 End Date: 17/12/2020
  • Jordan Talbot Propagation of Slow Magnetoacoustic Waves in the Neighbourhood of Null Points. Start Date: 01/06/2021
  • Jonathan Thurgood Magnetohydrodynamic Wave Behaviour in the Vicinity of Proper and Improper Magnetic Null Points Start Date: 13/09/2010 End Date: 12/06/2014

  • Mathematical Sciences PhD September 01 2002
  • Mathematical Physics MSc September 01 1998
  • Education Affiliate American Astronomical Society (AAS) 2006
  • Member American Geophysical Union (AGU) 2006
  • Fellow Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) 2002
  • Associate Member Institute of Physics (IOP) 1998


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