Jong-Kyu Park

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B.S., Nuclear Engineering, Seoul National University, 2000

M.S., Nuclear Engineering, Seoul National University, 2002

Ph.D., Astrophysical Sciences, Program in Plasma Physics, Princeton University, 2009



Research Interests:

  • Computational and theoretical study of fusion plasmas
  • Perturbed equilibrium and non-ambipolar transport in toroidal plasmas
  • Kinetic effects on macroscopic instability in tokamak plasmas
  • Instability control by 3D fields in tokamaks

Awards & Honors

  • Early Career Award in Fusion Energy Science, Department of Energy, 2010
  • Marshall N. Rosenbluth Award for Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation in Plasma Physics, American Physics Society, 2009


  • AST 557 Analytical Techniques in Differential Equations
Selected Publications
  • Park, J.-K., Jeon, Y. M., Menard, J. E. et al., Rotational Resonance of Nonaxisymmetric Magnetic Braking in the KSTAR Tokamak. Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 095002 (2013)
  • Kim, K., Park, J.-K., Boozer, A. H., Numerical Verification of Bounce-Harmonic Resonances in Neoclassical Toroidal Viscosity for Tokamaks, Phys. Rev. Letts. 110, 185004 (2013)
  • Park, J.-K., Kinetic Energy Principle and Neoclassical Toroidal Viscosity. Phys. Plasmas 18, 110702 (2011)
  • Park, J.-K., Boozer, A. H., Menard, J. E., Non-ambipolar Transport by Trapped Particles in  Tokamaks. Phys. Rev. Letts. 102, 065002 (2009)
  • Park, J.-K., Schaffer, M. J., Menard, J. E., Control of Asymmetric Magnetic Perturbations in Tokamaks. Phys. Rev. Letts. 99, 195003 (2007)