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Amy Keesee

Research Associate Professor; Chair, Association for Women in Science Chapters Committee

Plasma Physics Experiment/Observations


For my dissertation research, I studied the amount of ionization in a helicon plasma source by measuring the radial neutral argon profile in a helicon plasma source using laser-induced fluorescence, passive emission spectroscopy, and collisional-radiative modeling. Currently, I primarily study the plasma physics of the magnetosphere. I am very involved with supporting women in science and outreach to future scientists through organizations such as the Association for Women in Science.


B.S. in Mathematics from Davidson College, M.S. in physics and Ph.D. in plasma physics from West Virginia University.

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