Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment
Office: B261 PPPL, MS34 C-Site
Research interests: Application of dynamics and control theory to experimental plasma physics, primarily to address the challenges of fusion reactor design. Designing and implementing novel control techniques for fusion reactors. Reduction of heat flux to fusion reactor vessels using advanced magnetic divertor configuration, detachment, and radiation control; and disruption avoidance against instabilities.