Jim Eraker

Jim Eraker received a Ph.D. in Physics at the University of Chicago in experimental astrophysics in 1981.   While there he studied with some of the seminal figures in 20th century astrophysics, Chandrasekhar, Parker, Schramm and Simpson.  Recently Jim completed a 25 year career as a Ball Staff Consultant where he provided technical leadership to design, build, and test the ultra-cold electronics for the (far-infrared) James Webb Space Telescope (JWST).

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