Jason Richard Shuster

Jason Richard Shuster

  • ASSISTANT RESEARCH SCIENTIST
  • 603.346.1125
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 673
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND AT COLLEGE PARK
  • Positions/Employment

    7/2020 - Present

    Assistant Research Scientist

    University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland
    9/2016 - 7/2020

    Postdoctoral Associate

    University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Shuster, J. R., N. Bessho, S. Wang, and J. Ng. 2021. "Electron-scale temperature gradients in kinetic equilibrium: MMS observations and Vlasov–Maxwell solutions." Physics of Plasmas, 28 (12): 122902 [10.1063/5.0069559]

    Shuster, J. R., D. J. Gershman, J. C. Dorelli, et al. B. L. Giles, S. Wang, N. Bessho, L.-J. Chen, P. Cassak, S. Schwartz, R. Denton, V. Uritsky, W. R. Paterson, C. Schiff, A. Vinas, J. Ng, L. A. Avanov, D. da Silva, and R. Torbert. 2021. "Structures in the terms of the Vlasov equation observed at Earth’s magnetopause." Nature Physics, [10.1038/s41567-021-01280-6]

    Cohen, I. J., S. J. Schwartz, K. A. Goodrich, et al. N. Ahmadi, R. E. Ergun, S. A. Fuselier, M. I. Desai, E. R. Christian, D. J. McComas, G. P. Zank, J. R. Shuster, S. K. Vines, B. H. Mauk, R. B. Decker, B. J. Anderson, J. H. Westlake, O. Le Contel, H. Breuillard, B. L. Giles, R. B. Torbert, and J. L. Burch. 2019. "High-resolution measurements of the cross-shock potential, ion reflection, and electron heating at an interplanetary shock by MMS." Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 124 (6): 3961-3978 [10.1029/2018ja026197]

    Shuster, J. R., D. J. Gershman, L. Chen, et al. S. Wang, N. Bessho, J. C. Dorelli, D. E. Silva, B. L. Giles, W. R. Paterson, R. E. Denton, S. J. Schwartz, C. Norgren, F. D. Wilder, P. A. Cassak, M. Swisdak, V. Uritsky, C. Schiff, A. C. Rager, S. Smith, L. A. Avanov, and A. F. Viñas. 2019. "MMS Measurements of the Vlasov Equation: Probing the Electron Pressure Divergence Within Thin Current Sheets." Geophysical Research Letters, 46 (14): 7862-7872 [10.1029/2019gl083549]

    Torbert, R. B., J. L. Burch, T. D. Phan, et al. M. Hesse, M. R. Argall, J. Shuster, R. E. Ergun, L. Alm, R. Nakamura, K. J. Genestreti, D. J. Gershman, W. R. Paterson, D. L. Turner, I. Cohen, B. L. Giles, C. J. Pollock, S. Wang, L.-J. Chen, J. E. Stawarz, J. P. Eastwood, K. J. Hwang, C. Farrugia, I. Dors, H. Vaith, C. Mouikis, A. Ardakani, B. H. Mauk, S. A. Fuselier, C. T. Russell, R. J. Strangeway, T. E. Moore, J. F. Drake, M. A. Shay, Y. V. Khotyaintsev, P.-A. Lindqvist, W. Baumjohann, F. D. Wilder, N. Ahmadi, J. C. Dorelli, L. A. Avanov, M. Oka, D. N. Baker, J. F. Fennell, J. B. Blake, A. N. Jaynes, O. Le Contel, S. M. Petrinec, B. Lavraud, and Y. Saito. 2018. "Electron-scale dynamics of the diffusion region during symmetric magnetic reconnection in space." Science, 362 (6421): 1391-1395 [10.1126/science.aat2998]

    Shuster, J. R., M. R. Argall, R. B. Torbert, et al. L. Chen, C. J. Farrugia, L. Alm, S. Wang, W. Daughton, D. J. Gershman, B. L. Giles, C. T. Russell, J. L. Burch, and C. J. Pollock. 2017. "Hodographic approach for determining spacecraft trajectories through magnetic reconnection diffusion regions." Geophysical Research Letters, 44 (4): 1625-1633 [10.1002/2017gl072570]

    Shuster, J. R., L.-J. Chen, M. Hesse, et al. M. R. Argall, W. Daughton, R. B. Torbert, and N. Bessho. 2015. "Spatiotemporal evolution of electron characteristics in the electron diffusion region of magnetic reconnection: Implications for acceleration and heating." Geophysical Research Letters, 42 (8): 2586-2593 [10.1002/2015gl063601]

    Shuster, J. R., L.-J. Chen, W. S. Daughton, et al. L. C. Lee, K. H. Lee, N. Bessho, R. B. Torbert, G. Li, and M. R. Argall. 2014. "Highly structured electron anisotropy in collisionless reconnection exhausts." Geophysical Research Letters, 41 (15): 5389-5395 [10.1002/2014gl060608]

    Non-Refereed

    Shuster, J. R. 2016. ""Smoking-Gun" Observables of Magnetic Reconnection: Spatiotemporal Evolution of Electron Characteristics Throughout the Diffusion Region." Dissertation [Full Text (Link)]

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Shuster, J. R., N. Bessho, S. Wang, and J. Ng. 2021. "Electron-scale temperature gradients in kinetic equilibrium: MMS observations and Vlasov–Maxwell solutions." Physics of Plasmas 28 (12): 122902 [10.1063/5.0069559]

    Shuster, J. R., D. J. Gershman, J. C. Dorelli, et al. B. L. Giles, S. Wang, N. Bessho, L.-J. Chen, P. Cassak, S. Schwartz, R. Denton, V. Uritsky, W. R. Paterson, C. Schiff, A. Vinas, J. Ng, L. A. Avanov, D. da Silva, and R. Torbert. 2021. "Structures in the terms of the Vlasov equation observed at Earth’s magnetopause." Nature Physics [10.1038/s41567-021-01280-6]

    Cohen, I. J., S. J. Schwartz, K. A. Goodrich, et al. N. Ahmadi, R. E. Ergun, S. A. Fuselier, M. I. Desai, E. R. Christian, D. J. McComas, G. P. Zank, J. R. Shuster, S. K. Vines, B. H. Mauk, R. B. Decker, B. J. Anderson, J. H. Westlake, O. Le Contel, H. Breuillard, B. L. Giles, R. B. Torbert, and J. L. Burch. 2019. "High-resolution measurements of the cross-shock potential, ion reflection, and electron heating at an interplanetary shock by MMS." Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics 124 (6): 3961-3978 [10.1029/2018ja026197]

    Shuster, J. R., D. J. Gershman, L. Chen, et al. S. Wang, N. Bessho, J. C. Dorelli, D. E. Silva, B. L. Giles, W. R. Paterson, R. E. Denton, S. J. Schwartz, C. Norgren, F. D. Wilder, P. A. Cassak, M. Swisdak, V. Uritsky, C. Schiff, A. C. Rager, S. Smith, L. A. Avanov, and A. F. Viñas. 2019. "MMS Measurements of the Vlasov Equation: Probing the Electron Pressure Divergence Within Thin Current Sheets." Geophysical Research Letters 46 (14): 7862-7872 [10.1029/2019gl083549]

    Torbert, R. B., J. L. Burch, T. D. Phan, et al. M. Hesse, M. R. Argall, J. Shuster, R. E. Ergun, L. Alm, R. Nakamura, K. J. Genestreti, D. J. Gershman, W. R. Paterson, D. L. Turner, I. Cohen, B. L. Giles, C. J. Pollock, S. Wang, L.-J. Chen, J. E. Stawarz, J. P. Eastwood, K. J. Hwang, C. Farrugia, I. Dors, H. Vaith, C. Mouikis, A. Ardakani, B. H. Mauk, S. A. Fuselier, C. T. Russell, R. J. Strangeway, T. E. Moore, J. F. Drake, M. A. Shay, Y. V. Khotyaintsev, P.-A. Lindqvist, W. Baumjohann, F. D. Wilder, N. Ahmadi, J. C. Dorelli, L. A. Avanov, M. Oka, D. N. Baker, J. F. Fennell, J. B. Blake, A. N. Jaynes, O. Le Contel, S. M. Petrinec, B. Lavraud, and Y. Saito. 2018. "Electron-scale dynamics of the diffusion region during symmetric magnetic reconnection in space." Science 362 (6421): 1391-1395 [10.1126/science.aat2998]

    Shuster, J. R., M. R. Argall, R. B. Torbert, et al. L. Chen, C. J. Farrugia, L. Alm, S. Wang, W. Daughton, D. J. Gershman, B. L. Giles, C. T. Russell, J. L. Burch, and C. J. Pollock. 2017. "Hodographic approach for determining spacecraft trajectories through magnetic reconnection diffusion regions." Geophysical Research Letters 44 (4): 1625-1633 [10.1002/2017gl072570]

    Shuster, J. R., L.-J. Chen, M. Hesse, et al. M. R. Argall, W. Daughton, R. B. Torbert, and N. Bessho. 2015. "Spatiotemporal evolution of electron characteristics in the electron diffusion region of magnetic reconnection: Implications for acceleration and heating." Geophysical Research Letters 42 (8): 2586-2593 [10.1002/2015gl063601]

    Shuster, J. R., L.-J. Chen, W. S. Daughton, et al. L. C. Lee, K. H. Lee, N. Bessho, R. B. Torbert, G. Li, and M. R. Argall. 2014. "Highly structured electron anisotropy in collisionless reconnection exhausts." Geophysical Research Letters 41 (15): 5389-5395 [10.1002/2014gl060608]

    Non-Refereed

    Shuster, J. R. 2016. ""Smoking-Gun" Observables of Magnetic Reconnection: Spatiotemporal Evolution of Electron Characteristics Throughout the Diffusion Region." Dissertation [Full Text (Link)]

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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