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Dr. Daniel Holland

Professor
Department Chair
  • BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Holland is a theoretical space and plasma physicist specializing in the causes and effects of short scale length magnetized equilibria
  • CURRENT COURSES
  • PHY 390.Sec 004 Computational Research In Physics
  • HON 285.Sec 006 Honors Undergraduate Research I
  • PHY 299.Sec 004 Independent Honor Study
  • PHY 287.Sec 004 Independent Study
  • PHY 287.Sec 013 Independent Study
  • PHY 400.Sec 001 Independent Study
  • PHY 220.Sec 001 Mechanics I
  • PHY 220.Sec 002 Mechanics I
  • PHY 298.Sec 001 Professional Practice In Physics
  • PHY 498.Sec 001 Professional Practice In Physics
  • PHY 290.Sec 004 Research In Physics
  • PHY 290.Sec 013 Research In Physics
  • PHY 307.Sec 001 Seminar In Physics
  • TEACHING INTERESTS
  • Mechanics, Electricity and Magnetism, Energy, Space and Plasma Physics
  • RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Magnetospheric Physics, Nonlinear Dynamics, Chaos, Magnetized Sheath, Ion Propulsion
  • Ph D Physis - 1990
  • University of California - Los Angeles
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Dissertation/Thesis topic: The Magnetized Plasma Sheath
  • MS Physics - 1984
  • UCLA
  • MS Mathematics - 1981
  • Lamar University
  • BS Physics - 1980
  • Lamar University
  • SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
  • D. L. Holland, M. E. Presley*, R. F. Martin, H. Matsuoka, “The uncertainty dimension and fractal boundaries for charged particle dynamics in the magnetotail”, J. Geophys. Res., 116, A08207, doi:10.1029/2010JA016146, 2011.
  • PRESENTATIONS
  • FUNDED GRANTS
  • Presidential Scholar Keegan MacDonna to be his Faculty Colleague for the Presidential Scholar program
  • 2012