Faculty and Staff

Nathaniel J. Fisch

  • Director of Graduate Studies for the Program in Plasma Physics
  • Professor of Astrophysical Sciences
 

 

Phone: 609-243-2643

Amitava Bhattacharjee

  • Professor of Astrophysical Sciences
  • Head, Theory Department

 

Phone: 609-243-3100

Samuel A. Cohen

  • Lecturer with the Rank of Professor
  • Director, Program in Plasma Science and Technology

 

Phone: 609-243-3185

Steven C. Cowley

  • Director, PPPL
  • Professor of Astrophysical Sciences
Research Interests: Fusion Theory, Space and Astrophysical Plasmas, Energy Policy

 

Phone: 609-243-3939

Ilya Y. Dodin

  • Lecturer with the Rank of Professor
Research Interests: Basic plasma theory Wave theory and geometrical optics Ponderomotive effects and turbulence Radiofrequency waves
Phone: 609-933-4935

Philip C. Efthimion

  • Lecturer
Research Interests: Plasma Physics E&M theory and applications Instrumentation Awards & Honors
Phone: 609-243-3212

William R. Fox

  • Lecturer
Research Interests: Plasma astrophysics Magnetic reconnection and collisionless shock waves in laboratory plasmas High energy density plasmas
Phone: 609-243-2354

Robert J. Goldston

  • Professor of Astrophysical Sciences
  Research Interests
Phone: 609-243-3550

Gregory W. Hammett

  • Lecturer with the Rank of Professor
Research Interests: Computational and theoretical studies of plasma turbulence, Kinetic effects on the magnetorotational instability in black hole...
Phone: 609-243-2495

Hantao Ji

  • Professor of Astrophysical Sciences
Research Interests: Magnetic reconnection Magnetorotational instability in the lab
Phone: 609-243-2162

Matthew W. Kunz

  • Assistant Professor of Astrophysical Sciences
Research Interests: Astrophysical plasma dynamics: disks, winds, atmospheres, and dynamos Instability, turbulence, and transport in weakly...
Phone: 609-258-3702

Dara Lewis

  • Program in Plasma Physics Graduate Administrator
Phone: 609-243-2678

Richard P. Majeski

  • Lecturer with the Rank of Professor

 

Phone: 609-243-3112

David J McComas

  • Professor of Astrophysical Sciences
  • Vice President for PPPL

 

Phone: 609-243-3501

Jong-Kyu Park

  • Lecturer
  Research Interests: Computational and theoretical study of fusion plasmas Perturbed equilibrium and non-ambipolar transport in toroidal plasmas
Phone: 609-462-0058

Stewart C. Prager

  • Professor of Astrophysical Sciences
Phone: 609-243-3553

Hong Qin

  • Lecturer with the Rank of Professor

 

Phone: 609-243-3310

Yevgeny Raitses

  • Lecturer
  Research Interests: Low temperature plasma and gas discharges Plasma propulsion Plasma processing and synthesis of nanomaterials
Phone: 609-243-2268

Allan H. Reiman

  • Lecturer with the Rank of Professor
  • Distinguished Research Fellow, PPPL
Research Interests: Nonlinear three-dimensional magnetohydrodynamics Computational methods in MHD Innovative 3D magnetic confinement configurations
Phone: 609-243-2623

William M. Tang

  • Lecturer with the Rank of Professor
  Research Interests: Mathematical formalism and computational applications dealing with electromagnetic kinetic plasma behavior in complex...
Phone: 609-243-2612