APS Fellow Archive

The APS Fellow Archive is an historic record of every APS Fellow, from 1921 to the present. The details contained in the archive are intended to document an individual's institutional affiliation at the time of their election to Fellowship, and is not updated to reflect current information. For a current listing of an APS Fellow who is still an active member, or to search your institution for current APS Fellows, please use the APS Member Directory. For questions about the Fellows Archive, please contact Janay Oliver, APS Membership and Fellowship Specialist, at fellowship@aps.org.

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Burrell, Keith Howard [1985]
General Atomics
Citation: For experimental and theoretical investigation in the area of particle and energy transport in magnetically confined plasmas, especially for work on controlling that transport.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Candy, Jeff [2009]
General Atomics
Citation: For groundbreaking advancements in gyrokinetic simulation of turbulent transport in fusion plasmas including the first multi-scale kinetic simulations with coupled ion and electron scales.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Chan, Vincent S. [1988]
General Atomics
Citation: For significant insights into the physics of wave heating in tokamaks and original ideas to improve tokamak performance with rf waves.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Chu, Ming Sheng [1990]
General Atomics
Citation: For elucidating the relationship between ideal and resistive MHD in toroidal configurations.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Evans, Todd [2009]
General Atomics
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the understanding of complex 3-D magnetic field topologies and their application to the beneficial control of the plasma edge in high temperature fusion plasmas.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Ferron, John R. [2006]
General Atomics
Citation: For contributions to the fundamental understanding and control of the MHD stability of high-pressure tokamak plasmas, including the stability of the H-mode edge.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Fisher, Raymond Kurt [1997]
General Atomics
Citation: For innovative leading-edge contributions, including the first measurements of confined alphas and knock-on tails, the first observations of plasma resonance cones, and pioneering experiments on non-circular tokamaks.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Garofalo, Andrea M.V. [2009]
General Atomics
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the understanding of tokamak plasma stability in the presence of a conducting wall, leading to sustained operation above the free-boundary pressure limit.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Greenfield, Charles [2013]
General Atomics
Citation: For pioneering contributions in establishing the physics basis of high performance, internal transport barrier operation in H-mode plasmas and for outstanding leadership of national research teams in resolving key fusion science issues.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Groebner, Richard Joseph [1994]
General Atomics
Citation: For significant experimental contributions to our knowledge of anomalous ion thermal transport and changes in the edge radial electric field at the L-H transition in tokamaks.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Ikezi, Hiroyuki [1980]
General Atomics
Citation: None
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Jensen, Torkil Hesselberg [1984]
General Atomics
Citation: For contributions to both experimental and theoretical plasma physics, especially in the area of linear waves, resistive instabilities and the doublet and reversed field configuration.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

La Haye, Robert J [2003]
General Atomics
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the understanding and control of nonlinear resistive Magneto-Hydrodynamic stability in high beta tokamak plasmas, and for leadership in comparison of theory to experimental data.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Lao, Lang L. [1992]
General Atomics
Citation: For his contributions to the development of equilibrium analysis of tokamak discharges.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Leonard, Anthony W. [2014]
General Atomics
Citation: For contributions to tokamak boundary plasma research in divertor heat flux dissipation and control, transport of confined core plasma to material surfaces due to Edge-Localized Modes, and the mechanisms defining the structure of the H-mode edge pedestal.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Luce, Timothy C [2004]
General Atomics
Citation: For definitive experimental investigation and analysis of key physics across a broad range of issues in magnetically confined plasmas, especially the physics of high power waves in plasmas, the establishment of nondimensional scaling properties, and the d.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Mahdavi, Mohamad Ali [2000]
General Atomics
Citation: For original and longstanding contributions to the development and understanding of poloidal divertor for particle and impurity control, heat flux dissipation, and confinement enhancement in toroidal plasma confinement devices.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Miller, Robert Lynn [1999]
General Atomics
Citation: For original studies in optimizing magnetic configurations to improve plasma performance covering many advanced fusion devices including the discovery of a high beta noncircular tokamak with large indentation.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Osborne, Tom [2014]
General Atomics
Citation: For seminal research in experimentally establishing the physics limits to the attainable pressure in the H-mode pedestal, for identifying the scaling of the width of the pedestal and for testing a model for pedestal structure, based on these two physics elements.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Petty, Clinton [2007]
General Atomics
Citation: For accurate measurements of rf-driven non-inductive current profiles leading to the validation of theory in unprecedented detail, and for innovative developments in heat transport scaling with dimensionless parameters.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Prater, Ronald [1988]
General Atomics
Citation: For leadership in the area of electron-cyclotron heating of tokamak plasmas.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Schissel, David Paul [1999]
General Atomics
Citation: For developing innovative video and web-based K-12 resources for plasma physics and for providing student access to experimental facilities at the cutting edge of plasma physics research.
Nominated by: Forum on Education

Snyder, Philip [2010]
General Atomics
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the understanding of the H-mode pedestal and edge localized modes in tokamaks, and for theoretical and computational advances in electromagnetic plasma turbulence research.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Staebler, Gary [2011]
General Atomics
Citation: For his leadership role in developing the trapped gyro-Landau fluid (TGLF) equations and establishing that a quasilinear transport theory model based on these provides an accurate model of nonlinear gyrokinetic turbulence simulations enabling large dataset validation of gyrokinetic transport against experiment.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Strait, Edward J. [1995]
General Atomics
Citation: For his contributions to the understanding and improvement of the stability of high beta tokamak plasmas.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Taylor, Tony Stephen [1994]
General Atomics
Citation: For leadership and fundamental contributions in high beta plasma research through extensive investigations of profile and shaping effects on the stability of tokamak plasmas.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Turnbull, Alan D. [2002]
General Atomics
Citation: For pioneering theory demonstrating the importance of shape, profiles, and conducting wall on tokamak stability, leading to validation of beta limit improvements in experiments and to innovative advanced tokamak concepts.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Wade, Mickey [2010]
General Atomics
Citation: For outstanding contributions to burning plasmas physics, including helium ash removal, impurity transport and the development of advanced tokamak scenarios.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Waltz, Ronald E. [1986]
General Atomics
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of transport in tokamaks and for pioneering numerical simulations of turbulent transport in plasmas.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Woolf, Lawrence [2010]
General Atomics
Citation: For extensive work in teacher professional development, for assistance to California school districts, and for leadership in K-12 science education at a national level.
Nominated by: Forum on Education