Sabbagh Elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society

Steven Sabbagh, Adjunct Professor of Applied Physics and APAM Alumnus, was elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society upon recommendation from the APS Division of Plasma Physics.

The citation, which will appear on his Fellowship Certificate, will read "For leadership in advancing the understanding of magnetohydrodynamics equilibrium, stability, rotation damping and active feedback control of high-beta tokamak and low-aspect ratio tokamak plasma".

Sabbagh received a Ph.D. from the APAM Department in Plasma Physics in 1990. He became a research scientist in the Department and also began work on the Tokamak Fusion Test Reactor at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory. Sabbagh is a world-renowned plasma physicist, author or co-author of over 200 scientific publications, and leader of the NSTX experimental research group on fusion plasma stability.


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