Ilya Y. Dodin

Lecturer with the Rank of Professor
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B.S., Physics, Nizhniy Novgorod State University, 1998

M.S., Physics, Nizhniy Novgorod State University, 2000

Ph.D., Astrophysical Sciences, Program in Plasma Physics, Princeton University, 2005

Research Interests:

  • Basic plasma theory
  • Wave theory and geometrical optics
  • Ponderomotive effects and turbulence
  • Radiofrequency waves
  • Laser-plasma interactions
  • Hamiltonian mechanics

Awards & Honors

  • Thomas H. Stix Award for Outstanding Early Career Contributions to Plasma Physics Research, American Physical Society, 2014
  • Young Scientist Medal and Prize, International Union of Pure and Applied Physics, 2011
  • Honorific Harold W. Dodds Fellowship, Princeton University, 2003-2004


  • AST 553 Plasma Waves and Instabilities