This list will be updated regularly during the FY2023 application process.
The contact list from the FY2022 RFA is available here.
Additional contact information is available on the SharePoint site in the “Supporting Documents” folder, or by emailing email@example.com.
|Name||University||University Department||General INFUSE topic area(s)||Unique fusion expertise and/or capability within the general topic area(s)||Email Address||Phone number (Optional)||Website URL for your research group (optional)|
|Chris Hansen||Columbia University||Applied Physics & Applied Mathematics||Enabling technologies, Modeling and simulation, Unique fusion experimental capabilities||3D plasma modeling, 3D conducting structures, improved boundary conditions, reduced-order models and ML/AI, equilibrium reconstruction and evolution||https://plasma.apam.columbia.edu/|
|Bhuvana Srinivasan||University of Washington (starting 2023)||Aeronautics & Astronautics||Modeling and simulation||Multi-fluid and kinetic physics modeling including plasma-material interactions for solid walls and liquid wall dynamics, plasma stability, plasma shocks and turbulence (ICF, MIF, MCF, innovative confinement concepts)|
|Earl Scime||West Virginia University||Physics and Astronomy||Diagnostics||Absolute hydrogenic density measurements, thomson firstname.lastname@example.org||kineticplasma.wvu.edu|
|Oliver Schmitz||University of Wisconsin – Madison||Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics||Materials, Diagnostics, Modeling and simulation, Paths to commercialization||plasma material interaction, plasnma boundary, spectroscopic diagnostics||https://3dpsi.engr.wisc.edu|
|Alkesh Punjabi||Hampton University||Mathematics||Modeling and simulation||Nonresonant stellarator email@example.com|
|Tariq Rafiq||Lehigh University||MEM||Modeling and simulation||Development of physics-based transport models; Predictive integrated modeling simulations for firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Elizabeth Paul||Columbia University||Applied Physics and Applied Math||Modeling and simulation||Stellarator/3D fields modeling and design: equilibria, energetic particles, coils, email@example.com||https://www.engineering.columbia.edu/elizabeth-paul|
|Florian Laggner||North Carolina State University||Nuclear Engineering||Enabling technologies, Materials, Diagnostics, Modeling and simulation, Unique fusion experimental capabilities||Ion Sources (for neutral beam applications), various plasma diagnostics techniques (spectroscopy, laser based systems), Departmental research area on materials in extreme environments (fission applications but interest to leverage know-how for fusion), Pulstar reactor for material and diagnostic testing under neutron / gamma firstname.lastname@example.org||+1 (919) 513 3603||https://www.ne.ncsu.edu/|
|Benedikt Geiger||UW Madison||Engineering Physics||Diagnostics, Modeling and simulation, Unique fusion experimental capabilities||Operation of the HSX stellarator experiment, testing and development of high-temperature plasma diagnostics, study of neoclassical and turbulent transport||https://hsx.wisc.edu/|
|Daniel Andruczyk||University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign||Nuclear, Plasma and Radiological Engineering||Enabling technologies, Materials, Diagnostics, Modeling and simulation, Unique fusion experimental capabilities||Liquid Metals and Lithium, steady State stellarator HIDRAemail@example.com||(217) 244-4583||cpmi.illinois.edu|
|Carlos Paz-Soldan||Columbia University||Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics||Enabling technologies, Diagnostics, Modeling and simulation, Unique fusion experimental capabilities||Plasma equilibrium, stability, and control modeling and simulation. Three-dimensional electro-magnetic modeling. Modeling and simulation of three-dimensional plasma configurations. Integrated modeling of plasmas and reactor design, costing. On-site university-scale experimental tokamak facility, collaborations on national tokamak user facilities||http://plasma.apam.columbia.edu|
|Michael Short||MIT||Plasma Science and Fusion Center (PSFC)||Enabling technologies, Materials, Diagnostics, Modeling and simulation, Unique fusion experimental capabilities, Paths to commercialization||Enabling Technologies – High field magnets, gyrotrons, breeding blanket experiments. Materials – in-situ radiation damage measurement capabilities, in situ plasma material interactions facilities, particle accelerators. Diagnostics – multiple facilities for tokamak plasma analysis. Modeling and simulation – Magnetohydrodynamics simulations, plasma turbulence simulation. Unique fusion experimental capabilities – DIONISOS linear plasma device coupled to 1.7MV Tandem accelerator, I3TGS picosecond ultrasound attached to same accelerator. Paths to commercialization – Expertise founding and spinning out Commonwealth Fusion Systems (PSFC-wide)||firstname.lastname@example.org||https://www.psfc.mit.edu/|
|Simon Bott-Suzuki||University of California San Diego||Center for Energy Research||Enabling technologies, Diagnostics, Unique fusion experimental capabilities, Paths to commercialization||Experimental plasma physics, pulsed power, diagnostic development and deployment, inertial fusion energy email@example.com||p3ucsd.com|
|Saskia Mordijck||William & Mary||Physics||Modeling and simulation, Paths to commercialization||Physics modeling (focus on controlling density, core-edge integration) Energy Justice, DEIA||https://smordijck.people.wm.edu/ppfs/|
|Troy Carter||UCLA||Plasma Science and Technology Institute (Physics & Astronomy, MAE, ECE, Materials Science, Math), Institute for Environment and Sustainability||Enabling technologies, Materials, Diagnostics, Modeling and simulation, Unique fusion experimental capabilities, Paths to commercialization||Unique facilities: Basic Plasma Science Facility (LAPD), Phoenix Laser Lab (long pulse kJ class laser); Expertise in: high-temp plasma diagnostics, modeling/simulation (PIC), fusion materials (modeling, development/testing), enabling tech (RF, emissive cathodes), Energy Justice (IoES)||firstname.lastname@example.org||http://psti.ucla.edu|
|Tomas Gonda||Auburn University||Physics (COSAM)||Diagnostics||VUV and X-ray Spectroscopyemail@example.com|