People

  • Ian Abel

    • Ian Abel
      • Researcher
    • Email: iabel@umd.edu
    • Office: IREAP, University of Maryland
  • Farah Atour

    • Farah Atour
      • Student
    • Email: fatour@ipp.mpg.de
    • Office: Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics, Garching, Germany
  • Amitava Bhattacharjee

    Professor Amitava Bhattacharjee is a Professor of Astrophysical Sciences at Princeton University and Head of the Theory Department of the...

  • Sven Bingert

    • Sven Bingert
      • Researcher
    • Email: bingert@mps.mpg.de
    • Office: Max-Planck-Institut für Sonnensystemforschung
  • Allen Boozer

    • Allen Boozer
      • Researcher
    • Email: aboozer@pppl.gov
    • Office: Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
  • Alberto Bottino

    • Alberto Bottino
      • Researcher
    • Email: alberto.bottino@ipp.mpg.de
    • Office: Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik
  • Dylan Brennan

    • Dylan Brennan
      • Researcher
      • Research Scholar
    • Email: dylanb@princeton.edu
    • Office: Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

    Dr. Dylan Brennan joined the Theory Department in 2013 as a Research Scholar of Princeton University. Before coming to PPPL, Dr.

  • Jörg Büchner

    • Jörg Büchner
      • Faculty
      • Prof. Dr.
    • Phone: +49 5556 979 295
    • Email: buechner@mps.mpg.de
    • Office: Max-Planck-Institut für Sonnensystemforschung
  • Adam Burrows

    • Adam Burrows
      • Faculty
      • Professor of Astrophysical Sciences. Director
      • Program in Planets and Life.
    • Phone: 609-258-3590
    • Email: aburrows@princeton.edu
    • Office: Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University

    The Princeton supernova simulation group, led by Professor Adam Burrows, is actively involved in determining the mechanism, in detail, of core-...

  • Francesco Califano

    • Francesco Califano
    • Email: califano@df.unipi.it
    • Office: Affiliated Member, University of Pisa
  • Damiano Caprioli

    • Damiano Caprioli
      • Postdoctoral Research Associate
      • Astrophysical Sciences.
    • Email: caprioli@princeton.edu
    • Office: Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University
  • Miha Cernetic

    • Miha Cernetic
      • Student
    • Email: cernetic@mpa-garching.mpg.de
    • Office: Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics

    Developing a multi-GPU multi-node version of the MHD solver to be used in AREPO

  • Joel Clementson

  • Peter Damiano

    • Peter Damiano
      • Researcher
    • Email: pdamiano@pppl.gov
    • Office: Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
  • Chuanfei Dong

    • Chuanfei Dong
      • Researcher
    • Phone: (609) 243-3104
    • Email: cdong@pppl.gov
    • Office: PPPL, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

    My research that is relevant to the current themes of the MPPC includes but not limited to: magnetic reconnection in both planetary magnetospheres...

  • Fatima Ebrahimi

    • Fatima Ebrahimi
      • Researcher
    • Email: febrahim@pppl.gov
    • Office: Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
  • Will Fox

    • Will Fox
      • Researcher
    • Email: wfox@pppl.gov
    • Office: Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
  • Guo Yong Fu

    • Guo Yong Fu
      • Researcher
      • Principle Research Physicist
    • Phone: 609-243-2614
    • Email: gfu@pppl.gov
    • Office: Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
  • David Gates

    • David Gates
      • Researcher
    • Email: dgates@pppl.gov
    • Office: Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
  • Erik Gilson

    • Erik Gilson
      • Researcher
    • Email: egilson@pppl.gov
    • Office: Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
  • Tobias Goerler

    • Tobias Goerler
      • Researcher
    • Email: tbg@ipp.mpg.de
    • Office: Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik
  • Jeremy Goodman

    • Jeremy Goodman
      • Faculty
    • Phone: 609-258-3586
    • Email: jeremy@astro.princeton.edu
    • Office: Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University
  • Oliver Gressel

    • Oliver Gressel
      • Researcher
    • Office: Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics, Sweden
  • Olaf Grulke

    • Olaf Grulke
      • Faculty
      • Prof. Dr.
    • Email: grulke@ipp.mpg.de
    • Office: Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik
  • Sibylle Güenter

    • Sibylle Güenter
      • Faculty
      • Scientific Director
    • Phone: (0 89) 32 99-13 75
    • Email: Sibylle.Guenter@ipp.mpg.de
    • Office: Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics
  • Jerome Guilet

  • Lijia Guo

    • Lijia Guo
    • Email: gqa3@unh.edu
    • Office: University of New Hampshire
  • Ammar Hakim

    • Ammar Hakim
      • Researcher
    • Phone: 425-417-3452
    • Email: ahakim@pppl.gov
    • Office: Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
  • Greg Hammett

    • Greg Hammett
      • Principal Research Physicist
      • Researcher
    • Phone: 609-243-2495
    • Email: hammett@pppl.gov
    • Office: Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
  • Per Helander

    • Per Helander
      • Head of Theory Division IPP Greifswald
    • Email: per.helander@ipp.mpg.de
    • Office: Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik

    Per Helander is scientific member of the Max Planck Society, professor of theoretical physics at Greifswald University, and head of the Theory...

  • Matthias Hoelzl

    • Matthias Hoelzl
      • Senior Scientist
    • Email: mhoelzl@ipp.mpg.de
    • Office: Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics, Garching, Germany

    The main research focus lies on large scale plasma instabilities in magnetically confined fusion devices, which are investigated via non-linear...

  • Yi-Min Huang

    • Yi-Min Huang
      • Research Scholar
      • Astrophysical Sciences.
    • Email: yiminh@princeton.edu
    • Office: Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University
  • Stuart Hudson

    • Stuart Hudson
      • Staff Research Physicistaff Scientist
    • Email: shudson@pppl.gov
    • Office: PPPL, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

    Dr. Stuart R. Hudson is a staff research physicist in the Theory Department. After completing a Ph.D.

  • Valentin Igochine

    • Valentin Igochine
      • Faculty
    • Phone: +49 89 32991719
    • Email: valentin.igochine@ipp.mpg.de
    • Office: Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics
  • Davina Innes

  • Neeraj Jain

    • Neeraj Jain
      • Researcher
    • Email: jain@mps.mpg.de
    • Office: Max-Planck-Institut für Sonnensystemforschung
  • Hans-Thomas Janka

    • Hans-Thomas Janka
      • Researcher
    • Phone: +49 89 30000 2228
    • Email: thj@mpa-garching.mpg.de
    • Office: MPI für Astrophysik
  • Stephen Jardin

    • Stephen Jardin
      • Researcher
    • Email: jardin@pppl.gov
    • Office: Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
  • Frank Jenko

    • Frank Jenko
      • Director, Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics
      • Professor, Technical University of Munich
      • Adjunct Professor, University of Texas at Austin
    • Phone: +49 89 32992195
    • Email: Frank.Jenko@ipp.mpg.de
    • Office: Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik

    Physics of tokamaks and stellarators, plasma astrophysics, basic plasma physics, turbulence in fusion and astrophysical plasmas, acceleration and...

  • Hantao Ji

    • Hantao Ji
      • Researcher
      • Principal Research Physicist
    • Phone: 609-243-2162
    • Email: hji@pppl.gov
    • Office: Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
  • Jay Johnson

    • Jay Johnson
      • Researcher
    • Email: jrj@pppl.gov
    • Office: Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
  • Jennifer Jones

  • Oliver Just

    • Oliver Just
      • Researcher
    • Phone: +49 89 30000 2254
    • Email: ojust@mpa-garching.mpg.de
    • Office: MPI für Astrophysik
  • Maarit Käpylä

    • Maarit Käpylä
      • Researcher
    • Email: kapyla@mps.mpg.de
    • Office: Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Göttingen, Germany

    I work on theory, numerical simulations, and observations on turbulence and dynamos, and the manifestations of dynamo action in astrophysical...

  • Philipp Kempkes

    • Philipp Kempkes
    • Email: philipp.kempkes@ipp.mpg.de
    • Office: Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik
  • Eun-Hwa Kim

    • Eun-Hwa Kim
      • Researcher
    • Email: ehkim@pppl.gov
    • Office: Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
  • Thomas Klinger

    • Thomas Klinger
      • Researcher
    • Email: thomas,klinger@ipp.mpg.de
    • Office: Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik
  • Isabel Krebs

    • Isabel Krebs
      • Postdoc
    • Email: ikrebs@ipp.mpg.de
    • Office: MPI für Astrophysik
  • Matthew Kunz

    • Matthew Kunz
      • Assistant Professor of Astrophysical Sciences
      • Researcher
    • Phone: 609-258-1903
    • Email: kunz@astro.princeton.edu
    • Office: Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University
  • Karl Lackner

    • Karl Lackner
      • Faculty
      • Prof. Dr.
    • Phone: +49 89 32991456
    • Email: karl.lackner@ipp.mpg.de
    • Office: Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik
  • Philipp Lauber

    • Philipp Lauber
      • Researcher
      • Dr.
    • Phone: +49 89 32991353
    • Email: philipp.lauber@ipp.mpg.de
    • Office: Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik
  • Joaquim Loizu

    • Joaquim Loizu
      • Postdoc
      • Postdoctoral Research Fellow
    • Phone: +49(0)3834882418
    • Email: joaquim.loizu@ipp.mpg.de
    • Office: Max Planck Princeton Center for Plasma Physics
  • Jonathan Menard

    • Jonathan Menard
      • Researcher
    • Email: jmenard@pppl.gov
    • Office: Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
  • Ewald Mueller

    • Ewald Mueller
      • Researcher
    • Phone: 49 89 30000 2209
    • Email: emueller@mpa-garching.mpg.de
    • Office: MPI für Astrophysik
  • Wolf-Christian Mueller

    • Wolf-Christian Mueller
      • Faculty
      • Professor
    • Phone: +49 30 314 27351
    • Email: Wolf-Christian.Mueller@tu-berlin.de
    • Office: Plasma-Physics, Technical University of Berlin
  • Alejandro Navarro

    • Alejandro Navarro
      • Researcher
    • Email: alejandro.navarro@ipp.mpg.de
    • Office: MPI für Astrophysik
  • Shoichi Okamura

    • Shoichi Okamura
      • Professor in the Research Enhancement Strategy Office
    • Email: okamura@nifs.ac.jp
    • Office: National Institute for Fusion Science, Japan

    Stellarator optimization especially for the quasi-axisymmetric concept.

  • Eve Ostriker

    • Eve Ostriker
      • Faculty
      • Professor of Astrophysical Sciences
      • Asst. Chair, Astrophical Sciences Department
    • Phone: 609-258-7240
    • Email: eostrike@princeton.edu
    • Office: Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University

    Eve Ostriker is currently working intensively on several aspects of the interaction between cosmic rays and interstellar gas.

  • Gabriel Plunck

    • Gabriel Plunck
      • Researcher
    • Email: gabriel.plunck@ipp.mpg.de
    • Office: Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik
  • Peter Porazik

    • Peter Porazik
      • Researcher
    • Email: pporazik@pppl.gov
    • Office: Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
  • Stewart Prager

    • Stewart Prager
      • Faculty
      • Director
    • Phone: 609-243-3553
    • Email: sprager@pppl.gov
    • Office: Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
  • Kian Rahbarnia

    • Kian Rahbarnia
      • Researcher
    • Email: kian.rihbarnia@ipp.mpg.de
    • Office: MPI für Astrophysik
  • Rohan Ramasamy

    • Rohan Ramasamy
      • Researcher
    • Email: rohan.ramasamy@ipp.mpg.de
    • Office: Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics, Garching, Germany

     My work focuses on the development of the JOREK code to model stellarator configurations.

  • Allan Reiman

    • Allan Reiman
      • Researcher
    • Email: reiman@pppl.gv
    • Office: Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
  • Donald Schmidt

    • Donald Schmidt
    • Email: donald.schmidt@colorado.edu
    • Office: University of Colorado
  • Mirjam Schneller

    • Mirjam Schneller
      • Researcher
    • Email: mirjam@ipp.mpg.de
    • Office: Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik
  • Hakan Smith

    • Hakan Smith
      • Researcher
    • Email: hakan.smith@ipp.mpg.de
    • Office: MPI für Astrophysik
  • Sami Solanki

    • Sami Solanki
      • Director
    • Phone: +49 551 384 979-325
    • Fax: +49 551 384 979-240
    • Email: solanki@mps.mpg.de

    Observational constraints of the solar dynamo and dynamos of sun-like stars; observations of shockwaves and the effects of magnetic reconnection...

  • Angel Soto-Chavez

    • Angel Soto-Chavez
      • Researcher
      • Associate Research Scholar
      • Astrophysical Sciences.
    • Email: angelrs@princeton.edu
    • Office: Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University
  • Anatoly Spitkovsky

    • Anatoly Spitkovsky
      • Professor
    • Phone: 609-258-2307
    • Email: anatoly@princeton.edu
    • Office: Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University

    Prof. Spitkovsky is interested in applications of kinetic plasma processes to high-energy astrophysics.

  • James Stone

    • James Stone
      • Faculty
      • Emeritus Professor of Astrophysical Sciences
    • Phone: (609) 734-8054
    • Email: jmstone@ias.edu
    • Office: Institute for Advanced Studies

    My research program centers on the use of large-scale direct numerical simulations to study the gas dynamics of a wide range of astrophysical...

  • Bodgan Teaca

    • Bodgan Teaca
      • Researcher
    • Email: bogdan.teaca@ipp.mpg.de
    • Office: Affiliated Member, MPI für Astrophysik
  • Daniel Told

    • Daniel Told
      • Researcher
    • Email: daniel.told@ipp.mpg.de
    • Office: Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, Garching, Germany

    Daniel Told works in the fields of both fusion and space plasma turbulence.

  • Prabal Singh Verma

    • Prabal Singh Verma
      • Researcher
    • Email: prabalwithu@gmail.com
    • Office: Technical University of Berlin
  • Adrian von Stechow

  • Ge Wang

    • Ge Wang
    • Email: gwang3@pppl.gov
    • Office: Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
  • Weixing Wang

    • Weixing Wang
      • Researcher
    • Email: wwang@pppl.gov
    • Office: Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
  • Xin Wang

    • Xin Wang
      • Staff Scientist
    • Email: xwang@ipp.mpg.de

    Energetic particle physics in both Space and fusion plasmas.

  • Martin S. Weidl

    • Martin S. Weidl
      • Researcher
    • Email: martin.weidl@ipp.mpg.de
    • Office: Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik
  • Masaaki Yamada

    • Masaaki Yamada
      • Researcher
    • Email: myamada@pppl.gov
    • Office: Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
  • Michael C. Zarnstorff

    • Michael C. Zarnstorff
      • Deputy Director, PPPL
    • Email: mzarnstorff@pppl.gov
    • Office: Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

    Michael Zarnstorff had been deputy director of research at PPPL since 2009 and a physicist at PPPL since 1984.  As deputy director, he oversaw...

  • Oliver Zier

    • Oliver Zier
      • Student
    • Email: ozier@mpa-garching.mpg.de
    • Office: Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics, Garching, Germany

    I implemented a solver for non-ideal MHD including super-time-stepping in Arepo.

  • Alessandro Zocco

    • Alessandro Zocco
      • Staff Scientist
    • Email: alessandro.zocco@ipp.mpg.de
    • Office: Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, Greifswald (Germany)

    Alessandro is active in the areas of kinetic magnetic reconnection, electromagnetic instabilities, and gyrokinetic theory of transport with...