2019 - James Clerk Maxwell Prize for Plasma Physics, American Physical Society For pioneering research into the nature of turbulence in space and astrophysical plasmas, which has led to major advances in understanding particle transport, dissipation of turbulent energy, and magnetic reconnection.
1998 - Fellow of American Physical Society (APS) Citation For contributions to understanding of fluid and plasma relaxation processes, for pioneering work on novel lattice gas simulation methods, and for advances in understanding of turbulence and particle scattering in space plasmas
1985 - Fellow of American Geophysical Union (AGU)
1985 - James B. Macelwane Medal, American Geophysical Union (AGU)
The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Turbulence, Magnetohydrodynamics, Solar wind, Computational physics and Classical mechanics. His Turbulence study combines topics in areas such as Magnetic reconnection and Magnetic field. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Mechanics and Statistical physics.
William H. Matthaeus combines subjects such as Astrophysics, Intermittency and Dissipation with his study of Solar wind. His Computational physics study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Magnetometer, Cosmic ray, Pitch angle and Proton. His research in Classical mechanics intersects with topics in Navier–Stokes equations, Field, Guiding center, Nonlinear system and Magnetic flux.
William H. Matthaeus spends much of his time researching Turbulence, Solar wind, Computational physics, Magnetohydrodynamics and Magnetic field. His studies deal with areas such as Magnetic reconnection, Plasma and Classical mechanics as well as Turbulence. The Solar wind study combines topics in areas such as Geophysics and Astrophysics.
Solar physics is closely connected to Space physics in his research, which is encompassed under the umbrella topic of Computational physics. The study incorporates disciplines such as Statistical physics, Intermittency and Dissipation in addition to Magnetohydrodynamics. His Magnetic field research incorporates elements of Isotropy, Quantum electrodynamics, Wavenumber and Anisotropy.
William H. Matthaeus mainly investigates Turbulence, Computational physics, Solar wind, Plasma and Kinetic energy. His Turbulence study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Magnetohydrodynamic drive, Magnetic reconnection, Magnetic field and Dissipation. His Computational physics research includes themes of Magnetosheath, Solar physics, Space physics, Magnetohydrodynamics and Anisotropy.
His biological study focuses on Magnetohydrodynamic turbulence. His work is dedicated to discovering how Magnetohydrodynamic turbulence, Classical mechanics are connected with Turbulence kinetic energy and other disciplines. Many of his research projects under Solar wind are closely connected to Environmental science with Environmental science, tying the diverse disciplines of science together.
William H. Matthaeus focuses on Turbulence, Solar wind, Computational physics, Plasma and Magnetohydrodynamics. William H. Matthaeus combines subjects such as Magnetic pressure, Magnetohydrodynamic drive, Magnetic field and Magnetohydrodynamic turbulence with his study of Turbulence. His Solar wind research integrates issues from Spacecraft, Astronomy, Aerospace engineering and Astrophysics.
His Computational physics study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Hermite polynomials, Correlation function, Heliospheric current sheet, Classical mechanics and Ecliptic. His work carried out in the field of Plasma brings together such families of science as Atomic physics, Kinetic energy and Dissipation. His work in Magnetohydrodynamics addresses subjects such as Statistical physics, which are connected to disciplines such as Compressible flow and K-epsilon turbulence model.
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Recovery of the Navier-Stokes equations using a lattice-gas Boltzmann method.
Hudong Chen;Shiyi Chen;William H. Matthaeus.
Physical Review A (1992)
Measurement of the rugged invariants of magnetohydrodynamic turbulence in the solar wind
William H. Matthaeus;Melvyn L. Goldstein.
Journal of Geophysical Research (1982)
Anisotropy in MHD turbulence due to a mean magnetic field
John V. Shebalin;William H. Matthaeus;David Montgomery.
Journal of Plasma Physics (1983)
Lattice Boltzmann model for simulation of magnetohydrodynamics
Shiyi Chen;Hudong Chen;Daniel Martnez;William Matthaeus.
Physical Review Letters (1991)
Proton and Electron Mean Free Paths: The Palmer Consensus Revisited
John W. Bieber;William H. Matthaeus;Charles W. Smith;Wolfgang Wanner.
The Astrophysical Journal (1994)
Observational constraints on the dynamics of the interplanetary magnetic field dissipation range
Robert J. Leamon;Charles W. Smith;Norman F. Ness;William H. Matthaeus.
Journal of Geophysical Research (1998)
Evidence for the presence of quasi‐two‐dimensional nearly incompressible fluctuations in the solar wind
William H. Matthaeus;Melvyn L. Goldstein;D. Aaron Roberts.
Journal of Geophysical Research (1990)
Dominant two‐dimensional solar wind turbulence with implications for cosmic ray transport
John W. Bieber;Wolfgang Wanner;William H. Matthaeus.
Journal of Geophysical Research (1996)
Magnetohydrodynamic Turbulence in the Solar Wind
M. L. Goldstein;D. A. Roberts;W. H. Matthaeus.
Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics (1995)
NONLINEAR COLLISIONLESS PERPENDICULAR DIFFUSION OF CHARGED PARTICLES
W. H. Matthaeus;G. Qin;J. W. Bieber;G. P. Zank.
The Astrophysical Journal (2003)
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