United States
Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research

Jim Madsen

Executive Director
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin IceCube Particle Astrophysics Center (WIPAC)
Research Interests
Jim Madsen is a physicist whose interests include solar and astrophysics, and broadening awareness and participation in astronomy and astrophysics in Antarctica. He has been part of the South Pole IceCube Neutrino Observatory and its predecessor AMANDA for more than two decades, and in solar physics research using neutron monitors for about a decade. Working with the NSF supported PolarTREC and its predecessor Teacher's Experiencing the Antarctica and the Arctic (TEA), he has facilitated research experiences at the South Pole for 10 educators. He is also active in the SCAR Astronomy and Astrophysics from Antarctica group.
Antarctic Research Location(s)
Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station
Research Keywords
neutrinos, cosmic rays, neutron monitors, education and outreach, solar physics
NSF Antarctic Program
Antarctic Astrophysics and Geospace Sciences
SCAR Science Group Affiliation
Expert Group - Astronomy and Astrophysics
Current SCAR Group Participation
Astronomy and Astrophysics from Antarctica steering committee