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Evan Aguirre

Research Assistant Professor
  • Ph.D., Physics, West Virginia University
  • B.S., Physics, The Citadel
Evan Aguirre
Aerospace and Ocean Engineering (MC0203)
Virginia Tech Swing Space, RM 242
1600 Innovation Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
  • Laser Diagnostics 
  • Plasma System Design 
  • RF Plasma Systems: ICP and CCP 
  • Plasma Propulsion 
  • Atmospheric Pressure Plasma
  • Space Plasma, Anisotropies and Instabilities
  • Optics
  • Dusty Plasma

Peer Reviewer - Physics of Plasmas and Plasma Science and Technology

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American Physical Society
  • American Geophysical Union
  • Sigma Pi Sigma
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Editor's pick - Physics of Plasma, “Evidence for Electron Energization Accompanying Spontaneous Formation of Ion Acceleration Regions in Expanding Plasmas”, 2020
  • West Virginia Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF), 2012
  • NASA Space Grant, 2011
  • Research Assistant Professor, Kevin T. Crofton Department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2023 - present
  • Research Scientist, Rogue Space Systems, 2021–2023
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Auburn University, 2019-2020
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Roanoke College, 2018-2019