Firdevs Duru, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Physics, Coe College
Local Organizing Committee Member (Coe College)

Dr. Firdevs Duru is an Associate Professor of Physics at Coe College, Iowa. She received her Ph.D. at the University of Iowa and she does research in the area of space physics. Her main interests are the ionosphere of Mars, its interactions with solar wind and comparisons with other solar system objects. She is also the advisor of Women in STEM club at Coe College, which is a very active organization working on promoting gender equality and creating awareness on issues women face in STEM fields. Dr. Duru will be leading Communicating your Research workshop during CUWIP 2023.