Riley Troyer

Graduate Research Assistant

Riley Troyer is a current Ph.D. candidate at the University of Iowa working under mission Co-I Dr. Allison Jaynes. Riley's research focuses on how pulsating aurora are formed and their impact on the atmosphere. His most recent work to identify when the most energetic events occur has helped the LAMP team determine a launch criterion. Riley is originally from Fairbanks, Alaska and got his B.S. in physics from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Outside of auroral research, Riley is an advocate for science policy and co-founded the science policy student organization, Connecting Science to Society.

Riley Troyer

407W Van Allen Hall (VAN)
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States