fptg

Fusion and Astrophysical Plasma Physics Group

The Fusion and Astrophysical Plasma Physics Group within the Physics Department and the Center for Astrophysics and Space Sciences at the University of California, San Diego is led by Professor Patrick H. Diamond, Distinguished Professor of Physics, and consists of two research scientists-- Mikhail Malkov, Fred Hinton, one Postdoctoral Scholar and two graduate student researchers-- and is managed by an administrative assistant.


Current Members

Faculty

Patrick H. Diamond — Professor of Physics, CASS

Mikhail A. Malkov — Research Scientist, CASS

Fred Hinton — Research Scientist, CASS

George R. Tynan — Associate Dean, Jacobs School of Engineering; Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Graduate students and postdoctoral researchers

Xiang Fan — Ph.D. Student

Rima J. Hajjar — Ph.D. Student

Robin Heinonen — Ph.D. Student

Jiacong Li — Ph.D. Student

Zhibin Guo — Postdoctoral Researcher

Past Members

Marshall N. Rosenbluth, Professor

  • 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)
  • 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

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