fptg

The Fusion and Astrophysical Plasma Physics Group (FAPPG) at University of California San Diego studies the physics of plasma—hot, ionized gas—with the aims of advancing fusion energy and humankind’s understanding of the universe.


Current Members


Faculty and scientists

Graduate students

Postdoctoral researchers

Alumni


  • T. Chiueh, 1983-1985, Ph.D. 1985
  • R. D. Sydora, 1983-1985, Ph.D. 1985
  • G. S. Lee, 1984-1986, Ph.D. 1986
  • G. G. Craddock, 1983-1987, Ph.D. 1987
  • O. J. Kwon, 1985-1988, Ph.D. 1989
  • N. Mattor, 1985-1988, Ph.D. 1989
  • F. Y. Gang, 1986-1990, Ph.D. 1990
  • I. Smith, 1989-1991, Ph.D. 1991 (with J. Katz, Washington U.)
  • A. Ware, 1989-1992, Ph.D. 1992
  • T. Mello, 1989-1994, Ph.D. 1994
  • Y-M. Liang, 1990-1993, Ph.D. 1993
  • W-L. Zhang, 1990-1994, Ph.D. 1994
  • V. Lebedev, 1990-1995, Ph.D. 1995
  • A. Gruzinov, 1992-1995, Ph.D. 1995
  • M. Medvedev, 1993-1996, Ph.D. 1996
  • J. Goldberg, 1995-1998, Ph.D. 1998
  • J. Fleischer, 1994-1999, Ph.D. 1999
  • I. Gruzinov, 1999-2002, Ph.D. 2002
  • C. Holland, 1998-2003, Ph.D. 2003
  • O. Gurcan, 2000-2005, Ph.D. 2005
  • C. McDevitt, 2003-2008, Ph.D. 2008
  • S. Keating, 2004-2008, Ph.D. 2008
  • N. Pablant, 2006-2010, Ph.D. 2010 (co-advisor with K. Burrell, G.A.)
  • Z. Wang, 2007-2011, Ph.D. 2011, Peking University
  • Y. Kosuga, 2007-2012, Ph.D. 2012
  • Z. Guo, 2010-2012, Ph.D. 2012, Peking University
  • L. Zhao, 2007-2013, Ph.D. 2013
  • C. Chrystal, 2007-2014, Ph.D. 2014 (co-advisor with K. Burrell, G.A.)
  • P-C. Hsu, 2009-2015, Ph.D. 2015
  • K. Swartz, 1981
  • P. L. Similon, 1981-1983
  • P. W. Terry, 1981-1983
  • Z. G. An, 1982-1984
  • T. S. Hahm, 1984-1986
  • D. Thayer, 1984-1987
  • B. Scott, 1985-1987
  • P. Lyster, 1986-1987
  • H. Biglari, 1986-1990
  • Y-B. Kim, 1988-1992
  • X-H. Wang, 1989-1992
  • J. A. Crotinger, 1989-1992 (LLNL, PPRI)
  • G. Vetoulis, 1994-1996
  • A. Gruzinov, 1995-1996
  • V. Lebedev, 1995-1997
  • M. Isichenko, 1995-1998
  • M. Medvedev, 1996-1998
  • S. Champeaux, 1999-2001
  • E-J. Kim, 2000-2004
  • L. Silvers, 2005
  • O. Gurcan, 2005-2008
  • C. McDevitt, 2008-2010
  • K. Miki, 2008-2010
  • G. Dif-Pradalier, 2008-2011
  • L. Wang, 2010-2012 (WCI, Korea)
  • H. J. Sun, 2010-2012 (WCI, Korea)
  • M. Lesur, 2010-2012 (WCI, Korea)
  • S. Tokunaga, 2010-2012 (WCI, Korea)
  • S. Yi, 2010-2014 (WCI, Korea)
  • T. Rhee, 2010-2014 (WCI, Korea)
  • M. Leconte, 2010-2014 (WCI-Korea)
  • W. Xiao, 2011-2012 (WCI, Korea)
  • Y. Kosuga, 2012-2013 (WCI, Korea)
  • Z. Guo, 2012-2014 (WCI, Korea)
  • J. Hong, 2013-2014 (WCI, Korea)
  • Z. Lu, 2013-2015 (CMTFO; co-supervised with Dr. Weixin Wang at PPPL)
  • Z. B. Guo, 2016-2017

In Rememberance


Faculty

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