Wojciech J. Miloch

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Room KV324 (Chemistry building)
Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 24 Fysikkbygningen 0371 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1048 Blindern 0316 Oslo

Academic Interests

Plasma physics, space physics, numerical methods.

Plasma simulations, particle-in-cell method, plasma-solid interactions, spacecraft charging, complex plasma, waves and instabilities in plasma.


Higher education and employment history


Professor (2017 - now)

Associate Professor, Department of Physics, University of Oslo (2013 - 2017)

Postdoctoral research fellow, Department of Physics, University of Oslo (2011 - 2013)

Postdoctoral research fellow, Department of Physics and Technology, University of Tromsø (2010-2011)

Research fellow, Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics, University of Oslo (2006-2009) 



Ph.D., Astrophysics, University of Oslo (2009)

MSc, Physics, University of Oslo (2006) 

Magister of Philology (MA in language and literature), Slavic Studies, University of Gdansk (2005)



Kobe University, Kobe, Japan

University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway

The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

University of Hawaii, Honolulu, USA

University of Kiel, Kiel, Germany

Max Planck institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, Garching, Germany


Tags: plasma physics, numerical modeling, space physics, waves, Complex systems, numerical methods, Japan, Russia


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  • Kotova, Daria; Jin, Yaqi & Miloch, Wojciech Jacek (2019). Comparison of ionospheric plasma irregularities measured by Swarm with the ground-based GPS scintillation data. Show summary
  • Miloch, Wojciech Jacek (2019). A physicist in Antarctica.
  • Miloch, Wojciech Jacek (2019). Fizyk patrzy na zorze (A physicist observes aurora).
  • Miloch, Wojciech Jacek (2019). Ionospheric and Space Weather Research at Troll.
  • Miloch, Wojciech Jacek (2019). Lowcy zorz (Hunters of the Northern Lights).
  • Miloch, Wojciech Jacek (2019). På jak etter sørlyset, sesong 2, epsiode 2.
  • Skjæveland, Arnlaug Høgås; Kotova, Daria & Miloch, Wojciech Jacek (2019). Investigation of GPS phase scintillations at Troll station during geomagnetic disturbances in 2018. Show summary
  • Spicher, Andres; Moen, Jøran Idar; Clausen, Lasse Boy Novock & Miloch, Wojciech Jacek (2019). On the source and nature of ionospheric plasma irregularities: advances made through the Investigation of Cusp irregularities sounding rocket program.
  • Jin, Yaqi; Miloch, Wojciech Jacek; Clausen, Lasse Boy Novock; Spicher, Andres; Stolle, Claudia; Kervalishvili, G. & Xiong, Chao (2018). Ionospheric Plasma Irregularities Characterized by the Swarm satellites.
  • Jin, Yaqi; Spicher, Andres; Xiong, Chao; Clausen, Lasse Boy Novock; Stolle, Claudia; Kervalishvili, G. & Miloch, Wojciech Jacek (2018). Detecting high-latitude ionospheric plasma irregularities by Swarm satellites.
  • Miloch, Wojciech Jacek (2018). På jak etter sørlyset, sesong 2.
  • Spicher, Andres; Clausen, Lasse Boy Novock; Miloch, Wojciech Jacek; Jin, Yaqi; Lofstad, Victoria Emilie & Moen, Jøran Idar (2018). Polar cap patch climatology based on Swarm density data.
  • Spicher, Andres; Moen, Jøran Idar; Clausen, Lasse Boy Novock; Miloch, Wojciech Jacek & Blix, Kolbjørn (2018). 4DSpace long term plans towards a multi-satellite M-Class mission.
  • Spicher, Andres; Moen, Jøran Idar; Hoang, Huy Minh; Røed, Ketil; Trondsen, Espen; Miloch, Wojciech Jacek & Blix, Kolbjørn (2018). The Investigation of Cusp irregularities 5 sounding rocket: multi-point measurement of turbulence.
  • Miloch, Wojciech Jacek & Forseth, Natalie (2016). Characterisation of plasma parameters at comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
  • Miloch, Wojciech Jacek; Yang, Lei; Paulsson, Joakim John Paul; Simon Wedlund, Cyril; Odelstad, Elias; Edberg, Niklas; Koenders, C. & Eriksson, A. (2016). Early Evolution of Comet 67P Studied with the RPC-LAP onboard Rosetta.
  • Eriksson, Anders; Edberg, Niklas; Odelstad, Elias; Wahlund, JE; Virgen, Erik; Karlson, Tomas; Lindqvist, P-A.; Jarvinen, Riku; Lybekk, Bjørn; Miloch, Wojciech Jacek; Pedersen, Arne; Lebreton, Jean-Pierre; Henri, Pierre; Chris, Carr & Cupido, E (2015). The Rosetta Langmuir Probe Instrument.
  • Jin, Yaqi; Moen, Jøran Idar & Miloch, Wojciech Jacek (2015). On the collocation of the cusp aurora and the GPS phase scintillation: A statistical study.
  • Spicher, Andres; Miloch, Wojciech Jacek; Moen, Jøran Idar & Clausen, Lasse Boy Novock (2015). Small-scale plasma turbulence and intermittency in the high latitude F region based on the ICI-2 sounding rocket experiment.
  • Block, Dietmar & Miloch, Wojciech Jacek (2013). Particles in the wake of other particles.
  • Fredriksen, Åshild; Gulbrandsen, Njål & Miloch, Wojciech Jacek (2013). Potential and ion flow profiles in a Helicon-source plasma.
  • Miloch, Wojciech Jacek (2013). Finite-sized objects in laboratory and space plasmas.
  • Miloch, Wojciech Jacek (2013). The Role of Wake Effects in Experiments by Sounding Rockets.
  • Miloch, Wojciech Jacek; Pecseli, Hans & Trulsen, Jan Karsten (2013). Kinetic plasma instabilities due to charge exchange collisions.
  • Miloch, Wojciech Jacek; Pecseli, Hans & Trulsen, Jan Karsten (2013). Numerical simulations of kinetic plasma instabilities induced by charge exchange collisions.
  • Pecseli, Hans; Miloch, Wojciech Jacek & Trulsen, Jan Karsten (2013). Kinetically unstable velocity distributions formed by charge exchange collisions with drifting ions.
  • Spicher, Andres; Miloch, Wojciech Jacek & Moen, Jøran Idar (2013). Power Spectral Analysis of High Lattitude F-region Small-Scale Irregularities.
  • Fredriksen, Åshild; Gulbrandsen, Njål & Miloch, Wojciech Jacek (2012). Plasma flows in expanding magnetic field.
  • Fredriksen, Åshild; Gulbrandsen, Njål; Miloch, Wojciech Jacek; Hansen, Alexander & Scime, Earl (2012). Plasma flows in expanding magnetic field: simulations, probe and Laser Induced Fluorescence (LIF) measurements.
  • Miloch, Wojciech Jacek; Pecseli, Hans & Trulsen, Jan Karsten (2012). Numerical simulations of collisional partially ionized plasmas. Show summary
  • Block, Dietmar; Miloch, Wojciech Jacek; Schablinski, J, & Kroll, Mattes (2011). Wake fields and their influence on grain charge.
  • Fredriksen, Åshild; Miloch, Wojciech Jacek; Gulbrandsen, Njål & Mishra, Lekha Nath (2011). On the use of a retarding field energy analyzer for plasma flow analysis.
  • Fredriksen, Åshild; Miloch, Wojciech Jacek; Gulbrandsen, Njål & Mishra, Lekha Nath (2011). The role of sheath and acceptance angle in front of a retarding field energy analyzer for plasma flow analysis.
  • Gulbrandsen, Njål; Miloch, Wojciech Jacek & Fredriksen, Åshild (2011). Interpretation of ion velocity distributions measured with a retartding field energy analyzer (RFEA) in a inducitively coupled helicon plasma.
  • Ludwig, Patrick; Bonitz, M.; Kahlert, H; Dufty, J. W. & Miloch, Wojciech Jacek (2011). Dynamical Screening Approach to Strongly Correlated Multi-Component Plasmas.
  • Ludwig, Patrick; Kahlert, H; Bonitz, M. & Miloch, Wojciech Jacek (2011). Dust Dynamics Simulations with the Consideration of Wake Effects.
  • Ludwig, Patrick; Kahlert, H; Dufty, J. W. & Miloch, Wojciech Jacek (2011). Dynamical Screening and Wake Effects in Streaming Plasmas.
  • Miloch, Wojciech Jacek (2011). Spacecrafts, asteroids, and dust grains in plasma: what do they have in common?.
  • Miloch, Wojciech Jacek & Block, Dietmar (2011). Charging and potential in finite clusters of dust grains.
  • Miloch, Wojciech Jacek; Yaroshenko, V.; Vladimirov, Sergei V.; Pecseli, Hans & Trulsen, Jan Karsten (2011). Spacecraft charging in space and ionospheric plasma; numerical simulations.
  • Olson, Jonas; Brenning, N.; Ratynskaya, S.; Miloch, Wojciech Jacek & Yaroshenko, V. (2011). Studies of the sheath and wake of the Cassini spacecraft with implications to Langmuir probe measurements.
  • Yaroshenko, V.; Miloch, Wojciech Jacek; Vladimirov, Sergei V. & Morfill, Gregor E. (2011). Cassini charging at Saturn insertion orbit.
  • Yaroshenko, V.; Miloch, Wojciech Jacek; Vladimirov, Sergei V. & Morfill, Gregor E. (2011). Spacecraft charging and ion wake formation in Saturn’s magnetosphere.
  • Fredriksen, Åshild; Mishra, Lekha Nath; Gulbrandsen, Njål & Miloch, Wojciech Jacek (2010). Magnetic field geometry, beams and flows in the inductively coupled helicon plasma Njord.
  • Miloch, Wojciech Jacek (2010). Complex Plasmas.

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Published Sep. 9, 2011 3:31 PM - Last modified Aug. 30, 2019 2:08 PM