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Vladimir Zhdankin
Assistant Professor in Physics

Office: 3289 Chamberlin Hall

PhD in Physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2015
BS in Engineering Physics, Physics, and Mathematics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2011

Professional appointments:

  • Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison (Madison, WI), 1/2024-present
  • Flatiron Research Fellow, Center for Computational Astrophysics at the Flatiron Institute (New York, NY), 9/2021-12/2023
  • NASA Einstein Postdoctoral Fellow, Princeton University (Princeton, NJ), 9/2018-8/2021
  • Research Associate, JILA / University of Colorado Boulder (Boulder, CO), 9/2015-8/2018

Research expertise: theoretical and computational problems in plasma physics, astrophysics, space physics, and nonequilibrium statistical mechanics