Dr. Jonathan P. Eastwood - Curriculum Vitae

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Prizes and Awards

07/2012 - COSPAR Zeldovich Medal (Scientific Commission D), conferred biennially by the Russian Academy of Sciences and COSPAR to a young scientist for excellence and achievement in space plasma physics.

09/2010 – European Space Agency outstanding contribution award, for being one of the top five most published first-author Cluster scientists (out of 500+ first authors, 1000+ papers).

04/2009 - STFC (UK) Advanced Fellowship (one of only 6 awarded in the 2008/2009 round, success rate: 3%).

12/2008 - Included in 2009 edition of ‘Who’s Who in America’.

03/2008 - One of 12 young scientists invited to contribute to the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society’s Triennial Issue: ‘Visions of the Future’ in Astronomy.

09/2005 - Outstanding contribution to ESA Cluster mission award.

05/2003 - National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council Resident Research Associateship.

12/2002 - Outstanding Student Paper Award at the 2002 AGU Fall Meeting.

10/2000 - Callendar Prize, (Imperial College Dept. of Physics) for all round excellence.


Invited Talks

07/2013 - 40th EPS Conference on Plasma Physics, Espoo, Finland

03/2013 - AGU Chapman Conference on Planetary Magnetotails, Reykjavik, Iceland

12/2012 - AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA

03/2012 - National Astronomy Meeting (Royal Astronomical Society), Manchester, UK

04/2011 - EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria

10/2010 - Royal Astronomical Society discussion meeting on 'Planetary Magnetotails', London, UK

09/2010 - 10th Anniversary Cluster conference, Corfu, Greece



01/2012 - present: Imperial College London, UK: Lecturer (STFC Advanced Fellow) in the Physics Department.

01/2010 - 09/2012: Imperial College London, UK: Research Fellow (STFC Advanced Fellow) in the Physics Department.

01/2006 - 01/2010: University of California Berkeley, USA: Assistant Research Physicist, in the Space Sciences Laboratory.

01/2004 - 12/2005: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA: Resident Research Associate.

10/2003- 12/2003: Imperial College London, UK: Research Associate in the Physics Department.



10/2000 - 09/2003: PhD. (Physics), Imperial College London, UK (Space and Atmospheric Group, Physics Department)

  • Thesis title 'The Terrestrial Foreshock as Observed by the Multi-spacecraft Cluster Mission', Supervisor: Professor André Balogh

09/1996 - 07/2000: Master of Science (MSci Physics with a Year in Europe), 1st Class with honours, Imperial College London, UK


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