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Dr Robert Wicks

Associate Professor

Department: Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering


  • Physics PhD December 01 2008
  • Physics MSc June 30 2005
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy FHEA 2018

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • A Quasi-linear Diffusion Model for Resonant Wave-Particle Instability in Homogeneous Plasma, Jeong, S., Verscharen, D., Wicks, R., Fazakerley, A. 20 Oct 2020, In: Astrophysical Journal
  • Determining the Bulk Parameters of Plasma Electrons from Pitch-Angle Distribution Measurements, Nicolaou, G., Wicks, R., Livadiotis, G., Verscharen, D., Owen, C., Kataria, D. 16 Jan 2020, In: Entropy
  • Evolving Solar Wind Flow Properties of Magnetic Inversions Observed by Helios, Macneil, A., Owens, M., Wicks, R., Lockwood, M. 31 Dec 2020, In: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
  • Identifying and Quantifying the Role of Magnetic Reconnection in Space Plasma Turbulence, Rueda, J., Verscharen, D., Wicks, R., Owen, C., Nicolaou, G., Walsh, A., Zouganelis, Y., Vargas, S. 1 Mar 2020
  • On the Determination of Kappa Distribution Functions from Space Plasma Observations, Nicolaou, G., Livadiotis, G., Wicks, R. 13 Feb 2020, In: Entropy
  • Polytropic Behavior of Solar Wind Protons Observed by Parker Solar Probe, Nicolaou, G., Livadiotis, G., Wicks, R., Verscharen, D., Maruca, B. 20 Sep 2020, In: Astrophysical Journal
  • The evolution of inverted magnetic fields through the inner heliosphere, Macneil, A., Owens, M., Wicks, R., Lockwood, M., Bentley, S., Lang, M. 21 May 2020, In: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
  • Active Region Modulation of Coronal Hole Solar Wind, Macneil, A., Owen, C., Baker, D., Brooks, D., Harra, L., Long, D., Wicks, R. 17 Dec 2019, In: The Astrophysical Journal
  • Editorial: Topical Collection on Multi-Point Measurements of the Thermosphere with the QB50 Mission, Wicks, R., Miles, D. 4 Feb 2019, In: Space Science Reviews

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