David M Smith

TitleProfessor
DivisionPhysical & Biological Sciences
DepartmentPhysics Department,
Santa Cruz Institute for Particle Physics (SCIPP)
Phone831-459-2183
Email,
FAX831-459-5777
Web Site Webpage
Office321 Natural Sciences II
Campus Mail StopSCIPP
David M Smith

Research Interests

High-energy processes in astrophysical sources (particularly x-ray binaries), terrestrial lightning, Earth's radiation belts, and solar flares via observations of x-ray and gamma-ray emission. Design and construction of instruments to fly on spacecraft, aircraft and stratospheric balloons and observations with existing NASA satellites.

Courses Taught

Physics 134
Physics 6A
Physics 5A
Physics 133
Physics 2
Physics 291F

Advisees, Post Docs, Graduate Students, Researchers

NameE-Mail AddressPhone Number
Gregory Steele Bowers
Xinqing Liang
Andrew Joseph Marsh