Janet Scheel is an Associate Professor of Physics at Occidental College. Her research is on turbulent convection and she obtained her PhD from Caltech in 2006. She also teaches physics classes ranging from introductory mechanics to upper level statistical mechanics.
She and her husband Mark have been avid birders since discovering the joy of birding while at Cornell University twenty years ago. Janet has been an active member of Pasadena Audubon Society for over 14 years, and has been past website editor and co-leads field trips.