Faculty and Staff

Assistant Professor Dr. Oliver Schmitz

Faculty profile (link)
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Education:

- Habilitation, Heinriche Heine University Duesseldorf, Germany- 2013

- PhD in Physics, Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf, Germany – 2006

Research Interests

Plasma edge physics, plasma surface interaction, 3D plasma boundaries, 3D plasma edge modeling, atomic physics for edge diagnostics,  plasma edge diagnostics

Teaching

See Google Scholar Page

Classes taught 

Spring 2017: NE526 “Laboratory on Plasma Physics” (teaching as research project in NSF CAREER grant)

Spring 2017: NE922 “Seminar for Plasma Physics”

Fall 2016: NE305 “Fundamentals of Nuclear Engineering”

Spring 2016: NE526 “Laboratory on Plasma Physics” (teaching as research project in NSF CAREER grant)

Fall 2015: NE427 “Laboratory on Radiation Detection and Measurement”

Spring 2015: NE526 “Laboratory on Plasma Physics”

Fall 2014: NE903 “Plasma Edge Physics and Plasma Surface Interactions”

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Dr. Heinke Frerichs - Numerical Scientist

Education

- PhD in Physics, Rheinisch-Westfaelische Technische Hochschule Aachen (RWTH-Aachen University), Germany – 2010

Research Interests

Numerical plasma edge physics,  divertor physics in non-axisymmetric configurations, high-performance computing, numerical methods and algorithms.