People

Aaron Bader
Staff Scientist
(Affiliate)
Joshua W Burby
Postdoctoral Scholar
(Affiliate)

Mathematical, theory, modeling, and simulation at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Andrew Giuliani
Post Doctoral Fellow
(Affiliate)
Chris Hegna
Harvey D. Spangler Professor
(Founding Principal Investigator)
Stuart Hudson
Staff Research Physicist
(Affiliate)

Dr. Stuart R. Hudson is a staff research physicist in the Theory Department. After completing a Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics in the Department of Theoretical Physics at the Australian National University he joined the Theory Department of the Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute as a post-doctoral Research Fellow, and then joined the Center…

Frank Jenko
Head of Tokamak Theory Division, IPP; Professor, University of Texas at Austin
(Affiliate)

Frank Jenko is Head of the Tokamak Theory Division and DIrector at the Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics at Garching, Germany. At the same time, he is Professor at the University of Texas at Austin and at the Technical University of Munich. He has co-authored more than 200 papers in peer-reviewed journals, including one of the most cited…

Harry Mynick
Principal Research Physicist
(Affiliate)

Harry Mynick is a Principal Research Physicist (emeritus) in the PPPL Theory Department. He has been a Fellow of the American Physical Society since 1996. His principal areas of expertise are in plasma transport, particularly in 3-dimensional toroidal systems, energetic particle dynamics, and canonical mechanics, and has been a pioneer in the…

Elizabeth Paul
Postdoctoral Associate
(Affiliate)
Alkesh R Punjabi
Professor and Director of Center for Fusion Research
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Allan Reiman
Principal Research Physicist
(Affiliate)

Allan Reiman is a Distinguished Research Fellow at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) and a Lecturer with Rank of Professor at Princeton University. He was the head of the Plasma Configuration Design Group for the National Compact Stellarator Experiment (NCSX) from 1997 to 2000.  He was Interim Head of the PPPL Theory Department…

Donald Spong
Theoretical/Computational Plasma Physicist
(Affiliate)

Donald Spong is a member of the Plasma Theory and Modeling Group at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and an unfunded collaborator in the “Simons Finding Optimum Magnetic Fields with Hidden Symmetries” project. His interests are in energetic particle confinement/instabilities in stellarators, and in 3D design optimization. Don was involved…

Eve Stenson
Postdoctoral Fellow
(Affiliate)
Florian Wechsung
Post Doctoral Fellow
(Affiliate)