University of Wisconsin–Madison

Open Positions

Graduate student projects:

  • There are always opportunities to gain research experience in this group. No funded Research Assistant positions are advertised at this point. Please revisit this site continually if you are interested or contact  Prof. O. Schmitz directly

Undergraduate student projects:

  • Design and construction of a magnetic field probe to measure the wave vector of a helicon wave in linear plasma device MARIAexperimental project, could be a senior design or senior thesis project, skills/interest in hardware design, electric circuit design and data analysis required
  • Line ratio analysis of plasma parameters in a Penning plasma dischargeexperimental/analysis project, requires interest/skills in Matlab, spectroscopy and atomic physics
  • Support of construction and assembly of a vacuum vessel for a new high density plasma experiment - experimental project for beginner level undergraduate student

Furthermore, we are always looking for engaged students and offer various exciting opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students. Please contact Prof. O. Schmitz directly.