Hong Qin

Lecturer with the Rank of Professor
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B.S., Space Physics, Peking University, 1990

M.S., Space Physics, Peking University, 1993

M.S., Astrophysical Sciences, Program in Plasma Physics, Princeton University, 1997

Ph.D., Astrophysical Sciences,  Program in Plasma Physics, Princeton University, 1998



Research Interests:

  • Theoretical and computational plasma physics
  • Theory and simulation of collective dynamics for high-intensity beams
  • Gyrokinetic theory and simulation of plasma heating and current drive
  • Geometric theory and algorithms in plasma physics and beam physics


Awards & Honors

  • U.S. Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, 2004
  • U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Early Career Scientist and Engineer Award, 2004
  • American Physical Society Fellow, 2014


  • AST 551 (MAE 525) General Plasma Physics I
  • AST 560 Computational Methods in Plasma Physics
  • AST 568 Introduction to Classical and Neoclassical Transport and Confinement