Paul Withers

Associate Professor of Astronomy, College of Arts & Sciences

Professor Withers is an associate professor of physics as well as a faculty member at the University’s Center for Space Physics. His main area of research is the upper atmosphere and ionosphere of planets. He analyzes data and develops theoretical models to discover how solar flux, a neutral atmosphere, magnetic fields, and an ionosphere interact under the unique conditions of each planet. He is also actively involved in supporting the operations of accelerometer and radio science instruments.