Brooks Wins DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Award
John Brooks, a Plasma Physics graduate student in Prof. Michael Mauel's group, was selected to receive a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) award for a proposed research project entitled “Controlling MHD instabilities through active feedback on scrape-off-layer currents.” The project will be conducted at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) this summer and next fall.
Dr. Ping Ge, in the DOE's Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists, stated "The selection of John Whitlock Brooks for the SCGSR award is in recognition of (his) outstanding academic accomplishments and the merit of the SCGSR research proposal . . . (it) reflects John Whitlock Brooks’s potential to advance (his) Ph.D. studies and make important contributions to the mission of the DOE".