Imperial College London

Professor Jonathan P. Eastwood

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Physics

Professor of Space Physics



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Huxley BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





I am Professor of Space Physics and Deputy Head of Department for Infrastructure and Health & Safety in the Department of Physics, also known as the Blackett laboratory. In the Department I am a member of the space and atmospheric physics research group. I am also the director of Space Lab, the College Network of Excellence connecting all of Imperial's space expertise, and co-lead of the Imperial X Space research theme. 

I have previously worked at the University of California, Berkeley, and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt MD where I held a National Research Council Resident Research Associateship. From 2010-2014 I held an STFC Advanced Fellowship at Imperial. In 2012 I was awarded the COSPAR Zeldovich Medal (Commission D).



Adhikari S, Shay M, Parashar T, et al., 2023, Effect of a guide field on the turbulence like properties of magnetic reconnection, Physics of Plasmas, Vol:30, ISSN:1070-664X, Pages:1-14

Khabarova O, Balasis G, Bučík R, et al., 2023, Editorial: Reviews in space physics, Frontiers in Astronomy and Space Sciences, Vol:10, ISSN:2296-987X, Pages:1-3

de Moortel I, Eastwood J, Bridges J, et al., 2023, Future UK solar system science, Astronomy and Geophysics, Vol:64, ISSN:0035-8738, Pages:3.34-3.38

Fargette N, Lavraud B, Rouillard AP, et al., 2023, Clustering of magnetic reconnection exhausts in the solar wind: An automated detection study, Astronomy and Astrophysics: a European Journal, Vol:674, ISSN:0004-6361, Pages:1-15

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