Title: Physicist, Research Scientist
Company: Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Location: La Verne, California, United States
Henry Woodrow Jackson, Former Physicist, Research Scientist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Scientists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in physics.
With more than 35 years of professional experience, Dr. Jackson was a physicist, research scientist with the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory from 1987 to 1999. Prior to obtaining this position, he was a private consultant from 1982 to 1987, having been a National Research Council senior resident research associate with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory from 1981 to 1982. Earlier in his career, he was a staff scientist for the Ford Motor Company Science Research Laboratory from 1966 to 1974 and an assistant professor at North Texas State University from 1964 to 1965.
Dr. Jackson began his career with the United States Army, serving from 1952 to 1954. He then pursued an education with the University of Texas, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics in 1958. He continued his studies with the school, completing a Bachelor of Science in physics the same year. He then joined Washington University, earning a PhD in physics in 1962. He subsequently served as a postdoctoral research associate with the school until 1964.
A respected voice in his areas of interest, Dr. Jackson has been affiliated with a number of professional organizations. He is a member of the American Physical Society, the American Ceramic Society, and the Materials Research Society. He has served as visiting faculty for several institutions, including Washington University and St. Louis University. He has also been active with Phi Beta Kappa and Sigma Xi.
Dr. Jackson has written extensively for professional publications in relation to his field. He has contributed articles to the Annals of Physics, Reviews of Modern Physics, Physical Review, The Journal Physica, and the Journal of Applied Physics. He has also authored articles in the Journal of Physical Chemistry, Physics Letters, the Journal of Low Temperature Physics, Cryogenics, Advances in Cryogenic Engineering, and the Japanese Journal of Applied Physics. He has been featured in the Journal of the Acoustics Society of America, Ceramic Transactions, the Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, and the IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques.
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