Janet Scheel

Associate Professor, Physics

Scheel's research deals with pattern formation and turbulence. The particular system she studies is Rayleigh-Benard convection.


  • Office: Hameetman Science Center 120
  • Email: jscheel@oxy.edu
  • Phone: (323) 259-2777
  • Website: faculty.oxy.edu/jscheel
  • Office Hours: MWF 9:30am - 10:30am M 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Education: B.S., University of Illinois, Urbana; M.A., M.S., Cornell University; Ph.D., Caltech

She has taught at California Lutheran University, Caltech, and Cornell University, among other schools. Scheel has done research at Cal Lutheran, Caltech, Cornell, Siemens AG and Argonne National Laboratory. She is coauthor of Analytical Mechanics, an advanced undergraduate physics textbook.