Lou Frank, Van Allen, Don Gurnett

Louis Frank and Donald Gurnett were graduate students in the 1960s studying with Dr. Van AllenĀ 

From his earliest days at the University of Iowa, Van Allen involved students in all aspects of his research, contributing to the education of an entire generation of space scientists, many of whom became leaders in government, industry, and at university institutions.

Completed Graduate DegreesĀ Supervised by James A. Van Allen
Student's name M.S. Degree Ph.D. Degree
Johari Bin Adnan 1983 ----
Sixten Ingvar Akersten 1969 ----
Hugh Riddell Anderson 1958 ----
Thomas Peyton Armstrong 1964 ----
Daniel N. Baker 1973 1974
Kenneth E. Buttrey 1955 ----
Laurence James Cahill, Jr. 1956 1959
Charles P. Catalano ---- 1971
James R. Cessna 1965 ----
Phillip Chang 1962 ----
Tsan-Fu Chen 1973 1978
C. David Crandall 1962 ----
John D. Craven 1964 ----
Jose M. Da Costa 1971 ----
Jerry F. Drake 1967 1970
Robert A. Ellis, Jr. ---- 1954
R. Walker Fillius 1963 1965
Herbert R. Flindt 1968 ----
Louis A. Frank 1961 1964
John H. Freeman 1961 1963
Theodore A. Fritz 1964 1967
Sister Jean Gibson, O.S.B. ---- 1969
Cynthia Lee Grosskreutz 1982 ----
Donald A. Gurnett ---- 1965
Rollin Charles Harding 1966 ----
H. Kent Hills 1964 ----
William G. Innanen ---- 1972
Robert Chandler Johnson 1957 ----
Joseph E. Kasper 1955 ----
Stamatios M. Krimigis 1963 1965
Curtis D. Laughlin 1960 ----
Wei Ching Lin 1961 1963
Thomas A. Loftus 1969 ----
George H. Ludwig 1959 1960
Carl E. McIlwain, Jr. 1956 1960
Leslie H. Meredith 1952 1954
Raymond F. Missert 1955 1957
Steven R. Mosier 1967 ----
Michael O'Connor 1968 ----
Melvin N. Oliven 1966 1970
Mark E. Pesses 1976 1979
Guido Pizzella ---- 1962
Robert C. Placious 1953 ----
Richard Louis Rairden 1981 ----
Yamal Chandra Rajbhandary 1997 ----
Bruce A. Randall 1969 1972
Joanna M. Rankin ---- 1970
Ernest C. Ray 1953 1956
Nicolaos A. Saflekos ---- 1975
Emmanuel T. Sarris ---- 1973
Melvin Schwartz ---- 1958
Davis D. Sentman ---- 1976
Stanley D. Shawhan 1965 ----
Harold E. Taylor ---- 1966
James Dennis Thissel 1963 ----
Michelle F. Thomsen 1974 1977
William R. Webber 1955 1957
Joel M. Weisberg 1975 1978
Charles D. Wende 1966 1968
Michael James Wiemer 1964 ----
Saiyed Masood Zaki 1964 ----